Teacher of Social Science The Abbey School, Faversham, Kent

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our highly successful Social Science Department from either April or September 2019. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of Sociology/Psychology. The successful candidate will be motivated and committed to working as part of a team, have strong, up-to-date subject knowledge and be confident that students in their care will make exceptional progress.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in a relevant subject

Essential qualifications

To have qualified teacher status or equivalent.

Essential skills and experience

Strong up to date subject knowledge


About The Abbey School

The Abbey School is a co-educational 11-19 academy 1,120 students (180 in the sixth form). It is situated on the rural outskirts of the pretty market town of Faversham with excellent links to London. We became a stand alone academy in August 2011 and are unique in that we have an Autism Centre which offers outstanding provision for 32 autistic students who are fully integrated into mainstream lessons and all aspects of school life. We are a highly inclusive non-selective school with rising rolls drawing from 32 feeder primary schools. We employ over 200 staff and are the second largest employer in the town. Staff turnover is low and staff morale is very high. The school’s recruitment and retention of staff is excellent; we offer outstanding Continued Professional Development. All departments are staffed with highly qualified professionals who are committed to providing an outstanding learning experience for our students.

Address
London Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8RZ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
The Abbey School website (opens in a new window)