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Key Stage 4/5 Coordinator of Social Sciences - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-949T
  • Posted:11/11/2022
  • Pay:MPR/UPR plus TLR2C £2873
  • Start Date:January or April 2023
  • App Close Date:10/12/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

KS4/5 Coordinator of Social Sciences 

Required for January or April 2023

Are you an inventive and forward thinking teacher excited about the opportunity to share your passion for Social Science? We are looking for a candidate who is able to teach Psychology at KS5 alongside Religious Studies at KS3 and to deliver and manage the Key Stage 4 and 5 Social Sciences curriculum and qualifications offered. 

 The implementation and maintenance of the consistent, effective assessment of student progress is an essential element of this post.

 To be successful, we will expect you to have:

  • Drive, passion, determination and spirit
  • Organisation skills that allow you to get the most from every student
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding lessons
  • Enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to young people
  • Communication skills and confidence to deliver teaching and learning
  • The desire to overachieve in an environment that rewards excellence
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team

 In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent.  We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress wherever you are in your career. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and there is an independent nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Tenterden Schools Trust Staff. 

 Detail your successes in your completed application form and supporting letter and get us excited about you!  

 Close date:  applications will be considered upon receipt

Please apply via Kent-teach.com however if you have any queries please contact Karen Nicholls, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2298 or email vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application.

 We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sam Stevens
  • Address:Homewood School And Sixth Form Cent, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT
  • Telephone: 01580764222
  • Email: s.stevens@homewood.kent.sch.uk

Documents

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.