Teacher of Social Sciences
Northfleet School for Girls, Gravesend, Kent
|Job role||Suitable for NQTs|
|Subjects||Psychology, Sociology, Health and Social care|
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,732 to £40,490|
We are a growing school and due to this expansion we need additional teachers to join us in a variety of subjects from September 2020.
We are looking to appoint a talented Social Sciences Teacher who has the ability to teach any or all of the following subjects: Psychology, Sociology, Criminology or Health & Social Care and has a genuine passion for these subjects. They must be prepared to be part of an established and effective team. The successful candidate will be committed to further raising standards and have an enthusiasm for teaching, learning and the progression of young people.
You will plan and deliver learning to students, so that all ‘Dream Big and Achieve’. This will involve developing a strong understanding of the curriculum, planning to meet students’ needs, delivering learning in the most effective manner and ensuring effective feedback. Through this vital role you will be able to ensure students develop a love for your subject and achieve excellent results. All of the above will be achieved through working as part of a team who values the abilities of all and works together to develop the best possible learning.
As a school we will offer you:
- A comprehensive induction
- Extensive professional development based on your needs and aspirations
- The opportunity to be part of a subject and whole school team which believes in working together to achieve excellence
- A school which values every individuals' contribution and seeks to develop teachers skills and talents across all areas of school life
- A school which believes that students and staff should 'enjoy the journey!'
|School type||LA Maintained School|
|School size||893 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 18|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||Northfleet School for Girls website (opens in a new window)|
About Northfleet School for Girls
Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and friendly school which values every individual as a professional member of the whole team. Our vision is that all students should dream big and achieve. This is realised through staff, students and parents working closely together, having high expectations in all areas and enjoying the journey. We are at a very exciting stage in our path to outstanding. Results have improved year on year and are now significantly above similar schools, student engagement is excellent and intake numbers are expanding rapidly at both Year 7 and Year 12. We are particularly excited to be planning a brand new dedicated Sixth Form building for 2021. The following quotes from our 2020 staff survey give a feel for the school; “I believe the students' behaviour is really good and it makes this school a great place to work.” “The school management have a caring ethos and as a new member of staff I am very impressed with how valued I have been made to feel and the initiatives to make the working environment a happy place to be.” “I love working at this school and do find it a good school to work for. I do feel valued and that there are opportunities for me to professionally develop. The behaviour here is good and SLT are supportive. It is a great school to work at.” “Fantastic place to work - staff very supportive of each other and students.” “The school is immaculately presented which provides a professional environment for our students to learn in and be proud of. SLT always make time to support every member of staff and the expectation of the workforce is clear. In addition to the above; parent surveys show that 97% would recommend the school, 99% say their child is taught well and 99% say we look after their child well. If you would like to be part of a school that values the contribution of all staff in achieving great education and want to work in an environment where everyone is supported to develop further then we would like to speak with you.
Hall Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8AQ