Subject Tutor Law (A-Level/BTEC)

The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8JX

This job expired on 15 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    30 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

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£25,149 - £41,882.00 per annum

Subject Tutor Law (A-Level/BTEC) job summary

The Law Department consists of eight specialist teachers who teach both OCR A-Level and BTEC Law to over 500 students. The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic to work in a collaborative environment, as the department often creates and shares their resources. The team making up the Law department enjoy providing a fuller experience to their students through arranging events such as the National Bar Mock Trial, court trips, university law days and professional outside speakers. The department also recognises the importance of progression and provides students with details of various opportunities outside of the college such as apprenticeship competitions, volunteering for law-based charities, and working with the Citizens Advice Bureau, to enhance their future career applications. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to work within an experienced and passionate team who are always keen to collaborate and provide support for each other.
We are looking for a teacher who displays the following characteristics:
Demonstrate a thoughtful and self-reflective approach to pedagogy;
Demonstrate excellence in their teaching practice & exhibit a desire to become an outstanding post - 16 classroom practitioner;
Enthusiastic about the subject;
Excellent ICLT skills that makes learning visible in the classroom;
Demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and a further desire to build on this;
Enthusiasm in working with 16-19 year old students;
Organised but flexible in their approach;
Excellent & resourceful team player;
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
You should be capable of delivering the subject to a range of student abilities.
In addition we are looking for a candidate who recognises the critical importance of developing our students’ literacy and numeracy skills and will implement this as an integral part of their teaching.
Candidates will be part of a team where resources and ideas are freely shared for the greater good of the department. The successful applicant is expected to be flexible, not afraid to meet challenges, and innovative in their approach to curriculum delivery.
As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider college community. This will include:
a mentor to help you through the first year (in particular);
support from your curriculum manager and director of faculty; and
an extensive programme for all new staff to help induct you into College life as well as to develop your approach to teaching
We regard our staff as our most important resource and will do our utmost to support you throughout your time at the College.
For graduates we will organise and fund a teaching qualification – usually a PGCE – a saving for most graduates of at least £9,000. In addition we offer Qualified Teacher Status (i.e. completion of the statutory induction period) through Hampshire Local Authority and in partnership with one of our local schools.
We regard our staff as our most important resource and will do our utmost to support you throughout your time at the College.
If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk
Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk by 15 May 2022.
We will interview upon receipt of suitable candidates.
The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview.
The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

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About The Sixth Form College Farnborough

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
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No information available
Age range
16 to 19

The Prospect Trust is a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South of England, with an aim of providing outstanding education for all learners within a family of local academies. There are currently three academies within the Trust: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Tomlinscote School and Frimley Church of England Junior School.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Law Department within an outstanding Sixth Form College. We are seeking a proactive individual to provide an excellent level of support to both staff and students in the College.
Key strengths of The Sixth Form College are:
‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted
Achievement of high grades with excellent value added;
Outstanding teaching by a team of experienced and motivated staff;
Exceptional levels of support for students both inside and outside of lessons;
Innovative use of IT to promote learning embedded as a regular part of normal teaching.

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