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Teacher of Sociology - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-436T
  • Posted:23/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:25/05/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Cornwallis Academy has produced outstanding results in recent years, and has well established Sociology courses at A-Level. We have recently started to offer GCSE as an option. An enthusiastic and innovative teacher is required from September 2022 to join our already established team on a part or full-time, permanent basis in this well-resourced and successful department to teach Sociology and some Key Stage 3 Religious Education. We are very excited about the future of Sociology in our Academy and  are prepared to invest in the right people to ensure its success. Sociology is proving a popular option at GCSE and we have thriving numbers in A and AS Level using AQA as our exam board.

The candidate should demonstrate good organisational and ICT skills as well as excellent teaching strategies and good knowledge of the National Curriculum. ECTs are encouraged to apply.

As well as our state-of-the-art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy values positive and professional working relationships and seeks individuals who will support this ethos.

The successful candidate will be a creative and inspiring Teacher of Sociology who will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The ability to teach Sociology throughout Key Stages 3 and 4.
  • Possess recent, relevant teaching experience
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can inspire students

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two secondary schools, one primary school, and one nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email officecornwallis@futureschoolstrust.com and arrange a visit.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).