Teacher of Sociology & History Weald School, The, Billingshurst, West Sussex

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, talented, committed and inspiring teacher of Sociology and History to join the department from September 2020 on a full time, permanent basis. We would also welcome applications from History specialists who have an interest in teaching Sociology.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree.

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

● A well-qualified teacher of Sociology and History who can inspire and engage young people (QTS is essential)
● The ability to teach Sociology at KS5
● The ability to teach History at KS3 and KS4
● The ability to teach History at KS5 would be an advantage
● A commitment to high standards of achievement with a proven track record of excellent results
● The ability to motivate students, with an innovative approach to classroom practice
● A collaborative approach to teamwork, including willingness to contribute to departmental schemes of work and the spreading of good practice
● Excellent organisational and IT skills
● A passion for excellence and for the subject
● Excellent interpersonal skills
● Willingness to be a form tutor, including the delivery of PSHE

Employee benefits

We offer you:
● A positive and innovative learning culture supported by staff, parents and governors
● Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and behave well in lessons and around the school
● A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff who are committed to raising student achievement even further


About Weald School, The

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be “Outstanding in all areas” by Ofsted. Our three year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

Address
Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Weald School, The website (opens in a new window)