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Teacher of Sociology with Psychology

Whitmore High School, Harrow, HA2 0AD

This job expired on 28 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as available

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Pay Range 1 £32,407 to Upper Pay Scale 3 £48,055 (full-time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To be a well-qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to contribute to two out of three of the following courses: A Level Sociology, A Level Psychology and BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care.
  • To have a sound knowledge of Social Sciences courses and current issues in this area, including the use of ICT in effective teaching and learning
  • To be willing to experiment with and apply new approaches to teaching and learning
  • To help create an environment that values feedback from all in order to improve student learning and motivation
  • To be interested in children as individuals, in how they learn and in a collaborative approach to learning
  • To be aware of appropriate strategies for mixed-attainment teaching and adapt to the varying demands of each classroom situation
  • To be able to build good-humoured working relationships with many colleagues
  • To believe in the importance of teamwork, both at departmental and whole school levels
  • To be committed to the comprehensive ideal and to the principles of mixed-attainment teaching
  • To be committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • To be aware of, and committed to, the safeguarding of all young people
  • To be aware of, and committed to, health and safety at work

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • ECF programme with dedicated mentor for 1st and 2nd Year ECTs
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment.

Our CP Policy is available on the school’s website www.whitmore.harrow.sch.uk

All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and pre-employment checks. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, this post is listed as an exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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