5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Psychology, Social sciences, Sociology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS M1 £25,714 – M9 £41,604

Job summary

Teacher of Sociology and Psychology

Social Sciences

Full time Permanent Post

MPS M1 £25,714 – M9 £41,604

Sponne is a successful, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with 1418 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics at GCSE and a positive Progress 8 score.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and talented teacher to join our vibrant and extremely successful Humanities faculty team in September 2021. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and will maintain a relentless focus on teaching and learning and raising achievement. The successful candidate will be able to deliver subjects including Sociology, Psychology and Health and Social care predominantly within our sixth form. The post is likely to be full time but could be less depending on the subjects offered.

The Social Sciences department forms a key part of the successful Humanities faculty at Sponne and is very popular with students across all subjects. Students are enthusiastic and hardworking and grateful for the education and opportunities they receive. Applicants are welcome from experienced colleagues and NQT’s who would be supported by a thorough induction programme.

The successful candidate will:

· Have Qualified Teacher Status

· Have good teaching skills

· Meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.

· Must have eligibility to live and work in the UK

Sponne School is part of the Tove Learning Trust.Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible. Sponne School is part of Tove Learning Trust.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply:

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website www.sponne.org.uk. Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Lisa Gordon, HR Manager E: recruitment@sponne.org.uk T: 01327 350284.

Closing date: Midday Monday 17th May 2021

Interviews: to be confirmed

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1416 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Sponne School

Sponne is an outstanding, over subscribed community comprehensive school with 1418 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science Music. Outcomes are very high 78% gaining grades 9-4 in both English Mathematics ate GCSE. the lead School Swan Teaching Alliance which provides initial Teacher Training, CPD to partner schools support throughout South Northamptonshire.

School location

Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ

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