Social Science Teacher

Alec Reed Academy, Northolt, Middlesex

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Job details

Subjects Psychology, Sociology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,477 to £49,568
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

The Alec Reed Academy is an Ofsted ‘Good’ school and an exciting place to work. In July 2018 it received praise from Ofsted who described it as ‘at the heart of its community, an inclusive school with leadership providing excellent role models and maintaining the good quality of education since the last inspection in 2015’.

The successful candidate should be able to teach psychology to KS5. Psychology at KS5 is a popular subject. We would be interested in candidates who can also teach Sociology to KS5 as we would like both flexibility in KS5 whilst opening potential opportunities at KS4.

As this is a new post, the successful candidate will work closely with the Health and Social Care and Citizenship department. The position is to start from September. The post would be suitable for an excellent new teacher or a more experienced colleague with the qualities and skills necessary to contribute to the development of the subject.

Alec Reed Academy’s passion is for learning. We want our students to be excited by their experience in our Nursery, Primary and Secondary phase classrooms and beyond, and committed to achieving their very best and confident about their futures. The combination of passionate and talented teaching and support staff and excellent facilities create an enviable learning environment, where traditional values, contemporary aspirations and creative curiosity underpin our pursuit of excellence.

Come and visit us for a personal tour if you like, or you could visit the ‘Quicklinks - Vacancies’ section of our website for more information and an application form: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk. If you prefer to talk, our HR department would love to chat: 0208 8414511.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 30th March 2020 at 4p.m.

ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.

Essential educational requirements

Suitable degree and UK recognised teaching qualification (i.e. QTS, PGCE)

Essential qualifications

QTS preferable

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge and understanding of the assessment objectives, specifications and Curriculum in the subject at the relevant Key Stages
Ability to enthuse and effectively communicate the subject to students both written and orally
Effective classroom practitioner with both personal impact and presence
A clear grasp of teaching and learning issues
Familiarity and experience with the concept of target setting and of developing and employing criteria for measuring progress and success
Appropriate ICT skills including those directly related to transference of subject knowledge in a classroom context
Is committed to maintaining the high standards across the Academy
A team player
Adaptability and contributor to changing circumstances and new ideas
A desire to succeed
Commitment to working in an urban, multi-cultural school
Ability to develop and maintain good professional relationships with students, staff and parents
A strong commitment to one’s own professional development

Employee benefits

Salary: Main/Upper Scale (Inner London)
Teachers Pension, free parking, gym, family friendly benefits

As an Investor in People, the Academy offers excellent career and professional development. The Academy is outer London but with Inner London pay and offers Teachers Pension, free on-site parking, free use of the gym, subsidised meals and family friendly policies including dependents entitlement.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase All Through
School size 1649 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Alec Reed Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@alecreedacademy.co.uk

School location

Bengarth Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 5LQ