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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2c (£7,368 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role

The Social Sciences team at TDA are an ambitious and aspiring team and are looking to build on that. TDA are looking to appoint a subject lead who shares the departments enthusiasm and unwavering determination to help every student enjoy, achieve and progress in Social Science.

The successful candidate will have proven expertise and be someone with a passion for their subject who will inspire and engage our students and be able to lead and manage a team effectively and know how to get the best from each teacher in the department. You will actively assist in the further development of Social Sciences within the School. Our PASS Department is growing and we are looking for an engaging and forward-thinking individual who will lead and continue to build the department.

You will:

  • Be a passionate, inspiring teacher of Social Sciences (Sociology, Psychology and Criminology).
  • Have leadership experience and a clear strategic overview of all subjects.
  • Be able to monitor, track and analyse assessment data.
  • Have high expectations for the behaviour and academic progress of young people.
  • Use regular QA to identifying strengths and areas of development within Social Sciences, and in line with the principles of effective teaching.
  • Line manage staff, leading and developing the Social Sciences team, holding individuals to account for delivery and outcomes.
  • Further developing links across TDET, encouraging consistency within assessment, standardisation, and moderation.

What the school offers its staff

TDET Education Trust is acharitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.As anewly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teachingand learning for all and anethos and culturethat encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be.

Our moral purpose is defined through ourcommitment to see every member of the learning community achieve their full potential. As a Trust, however, we recognise the importance and individuality of the local context of each ofour schoolsand encourage diversity of practice whilst retaining a collective sense of unity in our purpose.

We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

Thomas Deacon Academy

Trust: we are honest

Discipline:we never give up

Aspiration:we want the very best

Thomas Deacon Academy was one of the first Academies to be created and continues to thrive through our core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration. As we enter the excitingnew phase of our future we continue to offer an aspirational learning environment for students from the ages of 7 to 18 years old. Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

What we can offer you:

Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment .

Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals.

Excellent salary package.

Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme.

Fantastic training/development/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Academy Education Trust.

Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).

LGPS PensionScheme.

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About Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2378 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

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