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Woodbridge High School

Woodbridge High School

Teacher of Sociology with History (Maternity Cover)

Required for January 2022 for 2 terms (Maternity Cover)

TEACHER OF SOCIOLOGY WITH HISTORY

MS (OLA)

Woodbridge High School is a successful school situated in the heart of Woodford Green, North East London.  It is fully comprehensive with an ethnically and socially diverse intake. The school has a strong and distinctive ethos of kindness, strength in diversity, respect, excellence and pride in achievement, which we call ‘The Woodbridge Way’. We enjoy an excellent reputation within the local community. We achieve impressive results year after year from a fully comprehensive intake. We are currently looking for a Teacher of Sociology with History to cover maternity for two terms from January 2022.

The Social Sciences department offers:

  • The opportunity to be a creative practitioner of Sociology teaching
  • A supportive and expanding department which teaches Psychology, Sociology and Politics.
  • A successful and well-resourced department.
  • A positive learning and teaching experience in a supportive and friendly environment which is very popular with students.
  • Good results at GCSE and A Level
  • A Level classes and good student uptake in all languages
  • A comprehensive NQT programme if required
  • An inspirational Head of Department who will work with you as you become an outstanding teacher.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong belief in comprehensive education
  • Have the ability to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be an innovative and inspirational teacher
  • Be committed to their personal and professional development
  • Make a positive contribution to the school’s distinctive ethos
  • Have the experience of teaching a full age and ability range
  • Have the ability to teach Sociology to GCSE
  • The ability to teach History at KS3

Woodbridge High School offers you:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly regarded school
  • A welcoming and friendly staff body
  • Motivated, well-behaved and friendly students
  • Clear behaviour systems and students who understand boundaries
  • Opportunities for rapid career development and promotion
  • Access to state-of-the-art sports and leisure facilities
  • Tailored professional development and training
  • A comprehensive staff wellbeing package

Woodbridge High School is committed to working with local schools and leads on many aspects of school improvement and inter-school development. We would like you to consider being part of our team at this exciting time in our development.

Woodbridge High School welcomes applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We actively seek to ensure that our staff is reflective of the diversity of our student body.

We also welcome applications from those returning to the profession or those who need flexible working arrangements. Please set out your situation or request as part of your application.

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children.  All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and overseas checks where necessary.

Further details about the post and an application form can be downloaded  below.  Please email completed application forms to hdalby@woodbridgehigh.co.uk.  Please note the school can only consider completed school application forms and not CVs alone.

Closing date:  Monday, 1st November 2021 at 9.00 am

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date.  Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.