This job expired on 7 June 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 11:10am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for


Required from September 2023 to teach Psychology, Sociology and Criminology to 16-18 at Coombeshead Academy (part of Education South West). The Sixth Form curriculum area have a full range of courses, both A levels and BTECS/Diplomas to help students achieve their aspirations for the future. We also pride ourselves in creating a supportive environment to make that transition to independent study. With an emphasis on developing the student experience outside of the classroom we are developing our sporting and well-being programme to include use of fitness suite, and introduction of yoga and other mindful activities to ensure a well-rounded approach to wellbeing.

This is expected to be a part-time 0.6FTE role although a willingness to be flexible in future years as the Sixth Form college grows would be welcomed. Please come for a visit and meet the Sixth Form department. We welcome applications from ECTs as well as experienced teachers.

Please see candidate information pack for more details

What the school offers its staff

  • What we can offer you:

    • The opportunity to work in a school where all staff are viewed as part of the family.
    • Somewhere where leaders look after you as well as encourage you to pursue your aspirations and goals.
    • A school where the classroom and the learning experience for young people is the centre of everything that we do.
    • A school with a healthy view of the work life balance needed to be a great teacher.
    • Shared schemes of learning and pre-planned resources support workload reduction.
    • A sensible and balanced approach to marking and feedback in order to further reduce workload.
    • The freedom to experiment in your own classroom.
    • A clear behaviour policy which supports you to be able to teach with enthusiasm and freedom to a receptive audience.
    • Opportunities to share your practice and learn from others across the trust and the teaching school alliance.

    If you are interested in this position please email your completed application to: caroline.battong@educationsouthwest.org.uk no later than Monday 12 June at 9am with interviews taking place week commencing 12 June.

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About Coombeshead Academy

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

Arranging a visit to Coombeshead Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email caroline.battong@educationsouthwest.org.uk.

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