Social Sciences Teacher

John Cabot Academy, Bristol


Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £19,497 to £32,392 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Teacher of Social Science to join our supportive and talented team at Cabot Learning Federation- Post 16. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

Your opportunity:

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond. 

What we are looking for:

We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach KS5. We look for professional’s who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.

Your duties will specifically include:

Planning outstanding lessons that meet the needs of all students whilst developing a high-quality programme of study that includes accurate target setting.
Monitor and report on the progress of students and take appropriate action to ensure all students achieve their potential through exceptional methods of feedback.
Meeting the needs of learners from key identified groups, including pupil premium, looked after children, SEND and High Attaining students.
Recognise, value and support the delivery of opportunities which extend beyond the confines of classroom delivery and seek to enrich and add value to the students experience & learning.
Lead by example and support and uphold all aspects of the CLF ethos, adhering to the CLF Post 16 signature framework of pedagogy, teaching and learning.
Empowered to develop your own expert practice and support the development of others.
Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

About the Academy & Cabot Learning Federation

CLF Post 16 is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The Cabot Learning Federation is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. We currently are sponsoring academies in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Weston-Super-Mare; six secondary, eight primary, one all-through academy and a Studio School.  The Federation also has an overarching CLF Post 16 and specialist inclusion centres. Together we educate over 9000 children between the ages of 3 and 19 and the Federation is a major Teaching School in the South West.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

A Degree
QTS Status
Subject Related Qualification

Essential qualifications

A Degree
QTS Status
Subject Related Qualification

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of recent developments in learning and teaching.
Ability to teach at KS4 and KS5
A reflective practitioner who consistently seeks to improve their teaching to support learning and accelerate student progress.
A good understanding of effective ways to facilitate learning.
Familiar with the most recent developments in the relevant curriculum and broader subject expertise.
Evidence of your commitment to continuous high quality professional development.
Committed to preparing and delivering high-quality learning sessions , using a range of teaching and learning strategies.
Committed to enabling all students to acheive high standards.
Ability to use assessment and progress data to drive provision.

Employee benefits

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:
As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme
Dedicated Training and Development programmes
Health and wellness sessions and discounts.
Secured discounts for staff at a number of gyms in the local area.
Flu Jabs
Annual CLF conferences which provides CPD opportunity
Comprehensive Induction process
Competitive salaries which are reviewed annually
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Generous annual leave entitlement for staff who work all year round

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1216 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website John Cabot Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About John Cabot Academy

School location

Woodside Road, Bristol, BS15 8BD