Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR / UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of Social Sciences MPR / UPR

Required for September 2024

This post is a permanent position for a suitably experienced fully qualified teacher. ECT applicants would be subject to a fixed term contract.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 21st February 2024 at 9am

Shortlisting: Wednesday 21st February 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 26th February 2024 – date to be confirmed.

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St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

SM6 is a thriving Sixth Form College with rapidly increasing student numbers. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Social Sciences, ideally with a specialism in Law and Criminology, to work within our ever expanding team. Candidates should be committed to achieving high standards and be able to demonstrate excellent practice in teaching and learning. The successful candidate will join a thriving Social Sciences department which consists of Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, Law, and Government & Politics.

The implementation of our new and exciting whole school Digital Literacy programme means that it is essential that you are ICT literate and competent in using a variety of software packages.

St Mary’s College remains ranked in the top non-selective state schools in the country for studentprogress. We are consistently rated in the top 10% of providers nationally (the top possible band of the ALPS performance system which evaluates post 16 provision) across a range of indicators including for ‘Quality & Breadth’. We are the number one ranked local state funded provider for Post-16. At Post-16 our ‘value added’ and ‘points per entry’ across a range of qualifications are all well above national averages. We are also proud of results achievements:

  • 99.9% A Level pass rate across all qualifications
  • 91.9% of all entries in 2021 achieved grades A*- C
  • 75 grades at A*

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our students.

In our most recent OFSTED inspection (October 2023), St Mary’s College was judged as OUTSTANDING in all areas, with the inspectors stating: ‘St Mary’s College is a highly ambitious school,’ with this ambition evident, ‘in all areas of the curriculum’.

St Mary’s College was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark in 2017 which was redesignated in 2023 in perpetuity.

St Mary’s College and St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Academy Trust are immensely proud of all our achievements, not least:

  • Key Stage 4: Most recent Progress 8 score +0.73
  • Key Stage 5: Leading regional provider post 16 in the top 2% of all post-16 providers in the country.
  • St Mary’s College is one of the top schools in the country for student progress and was awarded the Sunday Times Secondary Comprehensive School of the Year 2024 Award.

If you are interested in joining our team and would like an application form, please download a copy of our Support Staff application form from our Trust website (https://www.scrcat.org/vacancies) or ask at the St Mary’s College school reception for an application pack. Completed applications should be returned to hr@smchull.org

If you have any queries, please email Mark Urding - MUrding@smchull.org

St Mary’s College is an equal opportunities employer.

What the school offers its staff

The implementation of our new and exciting whole school Digital Literacy programme means that it is essential that you are ICT literate and competent in using a variety of software packages.

St Mary’s College remains ranked in the top non-selective state schools in the country for studentprogress. We are consistently rated in the top 10% of providers nationally (the top possible band of the ALPS performance system which evaluates post 16 provision) across a range of indicators including for ‘Quality & Breadth’. We are the number one ranked local state funded provider for Post-16. At Post-16 our ‘value added’ and ‘points per entry’ across a range of qualifications are all well above national averages. We are also proud of results achievements:

  • 99.9% A Level pass rate across all qualifications
  • 91.9% of all entries in 2021 achieved grades A*- C
  • 75 grades at A*

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our students.

In our most recent OFSTED inspection (October 2023), St Mary’s College was judged as OUTSTANDING in all areas, with the inspectors stating: ‘St Mary’s College is a highly ambitious school,’ with this ambition evident, ‘in all areas of the curriculum’.

St Mary’s College was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark in 2017 which was redesignated in 2023 in perpetuity.

St Mary’s College and St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Academy Trust are immensely proud of all our achievements, not least:

  • Key Stage 4: Most recent Progress 8 score +0.73
  • Key Stage 5: Leading regional provider post 16 in the top 2% of all post-16 providers in the country.
  • St Mary’s College is one of the top schools in the country for student progress and was awarded the Sunday Times Secondary Comprehensive School of the Year 2024 Award.

If you are interested in joining our team and would like an application form, please download a copy of our Support Staff application form from our Trust website (https://www.scrcat.org/vacancies) or ask at the St Mary’s College school reception for an application pack. Completed applications should be returned to hr@smchull.org

If you have any queries, please email Mark Urding - MUrding@smchull.org

St Mary’s College is an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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About St Mary's College, Voluntary Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2508 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
hr@smchull.org
Phone number
01482851136

St Mary's College continues to go from strength to strength, offering our students and the community we serve, top quality educational provision, outstanding facilities and a commitment to the highest of standards.

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