Teacher of RE and Social Science
This job expired on 4 June 2023
Job start date
1 September 2023
4 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)
25 May 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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- Maternity or parental leave cover - until August 2024
- MPS / UPS
What skills and experience we're looking for
Applicants should have:
An appropriate degree and other qualifications required for the award of QTS.
Qualified Teacher Status (trainees should be on track to achieve QTS before taking up the post)
Teachers who do not have QTS but who feel they may be suitable for the role are encouraged to contact the school in the first instance.
Applications may be strengthened by having:
A postgraduate qualification in the subject to be taught.
A postgraduate qualification in the teaching of the subject
Other relevant awards or qualifications Applicants should have:
Applicants should have experience of:
Teaching the subject in a secondary school across the 11-16 age range.
Assessing students for a variety of purposes using appropriate strategies.
Working with whole-school behaviour systems.
Supporting students in the subject with a SEND or EAL
Applications may be strengthened by experience of:
Teaching the subject in a Sixth Form or other Further Education setting.
Being a form tutor and supporting the wider personal development of pupils.
Examining the subject for an appropriate exam board.
Mentoring trainees and early-career teachers.
Applicants should have knowledge and understanding of:
The subject taught, to undergraduate degree level or an equivalent standard
Different approaches to teaching the subject and the strengths and weaknesses of these
The wider role of a teacher in the personal development of pupils, including the main responsibilities of a form tutor
The statutory requirements concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEND and Child Protection
Applicants may be strengthened by knowledge and understanding of:
Different curriculum models in the subject(s) and the strengths and weaknesses of these
Forms of assessment commonly used in the subject(s), including in public examinations
Opportunities for teacher development in the subject(s)
Applicants should have the ability to:
Express themselves clearly in written and spoken English
What the school offers its staff
We have a diverse school with around a third of children having English as an Additional Language, and a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds are brought together in our school community. We want our teaching staff to reflect this diversity. We have strong support systems in place for Early Career Teachers, but we also welcome many teachers to the school at later stages in their careers who are moving to the area, looking for a fresh start or who are keen to work in a school with our standards and culture.
About The Thetford Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 19
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1161 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 19
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- The Thetford Academy website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
Thetford Academy is a community secondary school and sixth form, close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border. We help our students get the best possible GCSE results, and guide them through A Levels and vocational studies that prepare them for university and the world of work. We are part of the Inspiration Trust, a close-knit family of schools in East Anglia, dedicated to providing high-quality education for all of our young people, combining academic attainment with rich cultural experiences.
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