13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    27 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    1 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Health and social care, Social sciences, Sociology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£25,714 - £41,604 per year

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated Social Studies teacher with an infectious passion for the subject. This is an exciting opportunity for you to create innovative and exciting learning opportunities for our students.
Ideally, we would like to appoint a teacher with ability to teach Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social Care. You would have the ambition and dedication to continue to develop the curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching.

You will be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. You will be passionate about your specialist subject and seek to positively impact your field and the Academy.

Faculty Information
The Social Studies Faculty offers a wide range of subjects delivered by a large team of specialist teaches. Subjects offered include PSHE at key stages three and four, at GCSE Psychology, Sociology, Child Development and Business are taught; at post 16 A levels and BTECs are available in Psychology, Sociology, Law, Business, Politics and Heath & Social Care.

The team of teachers are supportive of each other and the students. Many students choose multiple subjects in the Faculty and a large number go on to study these subjects at university or to work in the field. All members of the Faculty team are valued for their skills, whatever the stage of their careers, and are encouraged to contribute to the development of the Faculty.

The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

In Return
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Taste Card
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Discounted Gym Membership
- Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy

Visits are welcomed; to arrange, please call 01283 216837.

To apply, please visit https://www.deferrerstrust.com/page/?title=Current+Vacancies&pid=7

Closing date: 9.00am on 27th April 2021
Interview date: 7th May 2021

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1286 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About The Pingle Academy

We are part of The de Ferrers Trust - a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire, consisting of three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies.

We are a co-educational, comprehensive, secondary school for students aged 11-18, situated on a large secure site at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities, including a floodlit astro-turf area, Learning Support Base, Autism Resource Centre and a purpose built Sixth Form Centre.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At The Pingle Academy, we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy

Visits are welcomed; to arrange, please call 01283 216837.

School location

Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA

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