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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Psychology, Social sciences, Sociology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 and £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint, an enthusiastic, creative and innovative teacher of Psychology and Social Science to support the Head of Department. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a full-time permanent post. We are looking for teachers with a love of their subject, ambition and the ability to engage young people in learning. We provide a unique environment in which both teachers and pupils thrive. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach Psychology with either Sociology and/or Criminology at KS5. We also offer Health & Social Care at KS4 and KS5, and an ability to support in this subject area is also desirable.

Role Requirements:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Up to date knowledge of your specialist area at KS5
  • Dedicated, creative and hardworking individual
  • A real willingness to learn new skills
  • Employees benefit from an extensive and bespoke CPD programme and enrolment in our Benenden Health Scheme is available for all employees from the commencement of employment.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, should a suitable candidate be found. We will be reviewing applications as they are received.



What the school offers its staff

The Westwood Academy is part of the Kenilworth Multi-Academy Trust a forward thinking and ambitious trust. We offer a motivating learning environment with an excellent shared CPD programme. We are proud of our academic record and of our pastoral care, which maintains a feeling of community in a small, but rapidly growing school.

The school works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil’s potential is successfully achieved, through excellent teaching, the establishment of positive learning relationships, effective assessment and constructive feedback.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@twa.kmat.org.uk

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About The Westwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
881 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02476467779

The Westwood Academy is a school in the Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust

Arranging a visit to The Westwood Academy

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