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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Humanities, Sociology

Working pattern

Part time: 0.4 FTE

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

31,000 - 47,590

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a talented practitioner to teach our Humanities curriculum alongside A’level Sociology.

Sociology is a popular A level choice among our sixth form students, and we are looking for a skilled teacher to support the further development of the subject across the school. A willingness to teach across all of History, Geography and RE subjects at Key Stage 3 & 4 is also necessary from the successful candidate. Solid curriculums are in place to support the teaching within all subject areas.

The successful candidate will motivate and inspire both staff and students, and be committed to inclusion and the well-being of every young person. Importantly, they will also have outstanding subject knowledge, particularly in Sociology.

We would welcome applications from colleagues with a range of experiences, including ECTs.

We will have high expectations of you to be an outstanding role model committed to the distinctive ethos of our School, where we strive for academic excellence, underpinned by character education.

What the school offers its staff

  • A commitment to your continued professional development within school, using additional training days to enhance and develop teaching pedagogy.
  • 3 days per year dedicated to your own research
  • Access to world class resources, research and people through our partnership with the University of Birmingham
  • Excellent support and guidance for ECTs where applicable
  • Involvement in our exciting timetabled enrichment programme

If you would like to visit our school please contact Katie Tennant, School Business Manager, on 0121 796 5008

Further details about the role

Please not that we will not consider applications made by CV.

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Birmingham School is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting their welfare, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, references, and online checks.

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About The University of Birmingham School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1170 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0121 796 5008

Mainstream school with state - free school funding
Secondary with sixth form
Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years

Rethinking education, helping tomorrow’s citizens flourish.

The University of Birmingham School is a school for our city. Our aim is simple: to transform the lives of our pupils by raising their aspirations and maximising their potential by accessing the widest possible range of educational opportunities. We want our graduates to go on to make a different to the lives of others as responsible citizens, loving partners and parents, excellent friends and great work colleagues.

In our £23m building, and drawing on the world-class facilities, resources and expertise of the University of Birmingham, we offer our pupils a broad and balanced academic curriculum; a focus on character education; and a wide programme of enrichment opportunities delivered through an extended school day.

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