Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£31,350 - £47,839 + TLR2b (£5338)

Additional allowances

TLR2B (£5338)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Holy Trinity School seek to appoint a dynamic, forward looking candidate to the post of Subject Leader of Social Sciences, as part of the wider Humanities and Language Area. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding Social Science teacher to step into middle leadership and to make a significant contribution to the development of Social Sciences.

Holy Trinity is an excellent Church of England Voluntary Aided 11-18, 7 form entry, mixed Comprehensive School where we pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. We are located in Crawley, West Sussex.

We are keen to receive applications from candidates for whom this is their first leadership role, as well as from experienced subject leaders. We require a forward thinking individual who has the determination and passion to promote social sciences across the school and especially through KS4 and KS5. We desire applicants who will demonstrate their commitment to the teaching of Social Sciences; who have the enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to the leadership of this smaller team within the faculty. The successful candidate will require to evidence: how they meet the requirements of the attached person specification; their commitment to teaching across the 11-18 range; successful outcomes for students and achieving success through a team. In addition to this, the school has recently launched the use of iPad technology in Key Stage Five, the successful candidate will show innovation in order to accelerate the Social Sciences curriculum to support all students.

In addition to teaching your primary subject across ages 11 to 18 there is an expectation that you may teach other subjects as directed in order to facilitate the delivery of the curriculum. Relevant support will be offered.


What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • a starting salary and salary progression in line with the school’s policies on Pay and Appraisal;
  • engagement of all teaching staff in the HITS programmeto enhance ourteachingandlearningin the classroom.
  • professional learning is delivered for all stages of career development and supported through the LA and universities e.g. a mentoring programme for ECTs; a comprehensive induction, and a good programme of CPL.
  • A supportive, collegiate culture where your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported
  • an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East and West Sussex and from Surrey. Many staff operate car share schemes, mini-bus pickup and drop off from Three Bridges Railway station and we have on-site parking.

Further details about the role

We are seeking candidates who will commit to upholding our values and ethos as a faith school; however, applicants do not need to be a practising Christian.

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged via HR. Further information about the post and school can be found on the website. http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

Application forms and details about the post are attached and on the website. All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter / statement should be sent to hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk by the closing date or earlier.

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received.An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.

The Holy Trinity Church Of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk

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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1320 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 423690

Arranging a visit to Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk.

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