Head of Sociology (with the ability to teach Psychology), Stoke Newington, London

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Stoke Newington School & Sixth FormStoke Newington, London

Date posted:
Start date: Required for January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London pay scale + 0.5 TLR 2A (this is negotiable for an exceptional candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The School

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of a successful and popular 11-19 inner-city comprehensive school which has recently received an excellent OFSTED inspection. The school is committed to creative teaching and learning. We aim that every colleague has excellent professional development, which leads to every student having an outstanding education.

The Post

You will be leading the Sociology department and teaching Psychology at KS5. We currently have an outstanding record in sixth form Sociology teaching. You will be part of a successful Humanities faculty who have a very strong overall record of quality teaching and high student achievement with the 14-19 age group. You will be supported throughout by a strong leadership team who are ambitious for every student’s and every staff member’s success. You are likely to be the main Sociology teacher for all our Year 12 and Year 13 students taking the subject.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be well-qualified in Sociology
  • Have a passion for teaching across the age range 14-19
  • Want the very best for and from every student and every member of staff 
  • Be ambitious for their future career

This post is suitable for a teacher wanting to take on responsibility; it could also be suitable for an NQT who has leadership skills and experience. 

Contacting us

If you are interested in joining us, or would like to visit the school, then please contact our school on recruitment@sns.hackney.sch.uk for further information. 

To download an application form and apply, please  visit www.stokenewingtonschool.co.uk/jobs

Closing date: Friday 23rd November 2018. 

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring diversity in our workforce.

Job location

More about Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clissold Road, Stoke Newington, London, N16 9EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 2419600
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Welcome to Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form, an excellent 11-19 comprehensive school. We are a “good with outstanding features” school, currently making great strides to become “outstanding.”
We pride ourselves in provid...