Job Ref No. ECC5467-357S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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Teacher of Social Sciences o.6 (Full time also considered)

Required September 2024

The Role

Required for September 2024 a knowledgeable and skilled teacher to join our very successful social sciences team. We deliver Citizenship, Careers, PSHRE, Sociology, Law, Philosophy and Psychology in the department and would welcome applications from anyone in these areas.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner or have the potential to be so with the ability to inspire young people.

In KS3 and Year 10 we see pupils fortnightly for Personal Development (PSHE) and weekly for Beliefs and Values (RE). In KS4 we offer courses in Sociology and Health and Social Care. At KS5 we offer A Levels in Law, Psychology and Sociology and BTEC courses in Health and Social Care. In September 2024 we will be adding A level Philosophy and have ambition to add GCSE RE in September 2025.

We are ambitious for the continued development of social science provision here at Shenfield High School and want to recruit colleagues with talent and passion that they can communicate to the students.

Our School

Shenfield High School is a standalone 11-18 Academy with a comprehensive ethos and a commitment to high academic standards supported by a significant investment in pastoral care and wellbeing.

The school is conveniently located close to Shenfield mainline station on the line into London Liverpool Street and home to the eastern terminus of the new cross rail Elizabeth Line. The school's location attracts outer fringe London allowance.

We can offer you:

· Outer Fringe allowance

· A 'Golden Handshake' if you are a direct applicant to the school

· Competitive teaching allocation (all teaching allocations were reduced across the board in 2023-24)

· Employee Assistance programme

· Continuous CPD programme including NPQs and National College qualifications

If you would like an informal discussion about this position and/or a pre-application visit please contact the Headteacher's PA, Mrs Watson:

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced disclosure check and positive references.

Application details from the school's website: Please apply using the application form and a covering letter that outlines how your experience and skills fulfils the job description and person specification.

Closing Date is Friday 3rd May at 9:00 a.m.

Information about the School

Shenfield High School is a flourishing 11-18 Academy on the northern edge of Brentwood. We are popular and expanding and, as a Training School, fully committed to the professional development of all staff.

Please visit our website for more details.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Karen Whordley
Alexander Lane
Shenfield, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 8RY
Telephone: 01277 219131

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