Teacher of Social Sciences
This job expired on 17 April 2023
Job start date
1 September 2023
17 April 2023 at 9am
20 March 2023
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What skills and experience we're looking for
Are you ambitious and driven to succeed?
Are you passionate about Social Sciences?
If so, this is the school for you!
We are looking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious teacher of Social Sciences, with Criminology or Psychology as the preferred specialism, who can inspire and motivate our Post 16 students and join us on our continuous journey towards excellence by raising standards, improving outcomes for all learners and deliver the TDA core purpose:
“To ensure that each student acquires the necessary knowledge, skills and character to make a positive contribution to society and ‘thrive’ as a global citizen.”
We are seeking a highly motivated teacher of Social Sciences who will work within a department that is well-resourced and led by forward-thinking practitioners who are keen to ensure all students not only achieve well, but develop an enjoyment from there learning. This role offers fantastic Training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
The Academy has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future. This is an excellent opportunity and comes at an exciting time for the Academy.
The Thomas Deacon Academy that we know today opened in 2007 as one of the UK’s first and largest academies. Whilst a building does not make a school, it is worth noting that Thomas Deacon Academy was designed by Norman Foster and Partners and in addition to our impressive main academy our beautiful 43-acre campus includes TDA Juniors - a modern, light, and purpose-built Key Stage 2 facility - and expansive playing fields and sporting facilities.
Moving forward, our vision for the academy is a simple one: we want every member of our learning community to be the very best that they can be and achieve their full potential.
What the school offers its staff
This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic teacher to steer it through the next stage of its development. Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Thomas Deacon Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding teacher.
The academy’s core values of Trust, Discipline and Aspiration define who we are as a community and how we learn together. We believe that every member of our learning community should have the highest expectations and standards.
The Trust offers:
- Excellent salary package.
- Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
- Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
- Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
- Teachers’ pension scheme.
- An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
- An inclusive and collaborative approach.
- A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
- An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About Thomas Deacon Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 7 to 19
- Education phase
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- School size
- 2378 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 7 to 19
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