This job expired on 27 January 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good honours degree in relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status (or currently an ITT / GTP trainee)
  • Very good classroom practitioner
  • Detailed knowledge of current developments in education including the use of the Pupil Premium
  • Knowledge and experience of intervention strategies
  • Ability to put vision into practice
  • Ability to devise new resources for learning


  • Successful placement(s), teaching Psychology and Sociology at KS3 & KS4 (applicants currently in training)


  • Successful record of teaching Psychology and Sociology including very good exam results at one or more of KS4 & KS5 (applicants who already have gained QTS)

What the school offers its staff

At Boston Spa Academy, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Psychology and Sociology who will join a thriving and highly successful curriculum area, which has made a major contribution to the strong examination results achieved throughout the academy.

The GORSE Academies Trust itself is a vibrant and forward-thinking teaching community which places all students, in particular those who come from the most challenging backgrounds, at the centre of its work. Within the trust we value partnership work and collaboration.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring service check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.
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About Boston Spa Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1268 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Working in partnership with The GORSE Academies Trust, Boston Spa Academy is a vibrant and successful and school, achieving excellent results and judged to be a Good School in the OFSTED inspection of April 2015. Located between York, Leeds and Harrogate, Boston Spa Academy is committed to the development of the whole student, the physical, aesthetic, emotional, moral, spiritual as well as the intellectual.

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