Teacher in charge of Sociology, Southwark

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bacon’s CollegeSouthwark

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher in Charge of Sociology

Location: London

Salary: Inner London MPS (United Learning) plus TLR £2,720

Part-time 0.5fte (A Level only) or full-time 

Closing Date: Thursday 25th April, 2pm

Interviews: w/c 29th April


We are seeking a passionate, highly motivated and ambitious Teacher in Charge of Sociology to join our thriving Social Sciences team. If you are a dedicated, motivated and determined individual looking for an opportunity to make your mark in a large and supportive school with huge potential, this is the perfect opportunity for you to join our journey to success.


Sociology is a popular A level subject in our large sixth form. 2018 results were 100% A*-E and 44% A*-C grades giving a strong base to start from with lots of scope for improvement.


This role can be an A Level only post for part-time candidates (0.5fte) or full-time for candidates able to offer a second subject at KS3/KS4 


This is an exciting time to join Bacon’s College as we rapidly improve. If you share our high expectations and are passionate about making a difference then we look forward to receiving your application.


Bacon’s College was established in the Surrey Docks peninsula, South East London in 1991 as a City Technology College and joined the United Learning Trust in 2018. Bacon’s has long been an important part of the fabric of the local community in South East London. We are proud of that history and of the way the College has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of its young people.

Bacon’s is a thriving community that is welcoming of students of all faiths and those of none. Staff and students value the distinctive nature of its Christian ethos to which every member of its community contributes. The school is well disciplined and calm and we pride ourselves on the harmonious relationships that exist in the school.

Today, Bacon’s sits in modern and well-equipped facilities in an area that is rapidly changing and growing. Learning is at the heart of everything we do and we have the highest aspirations for our students, determined that they can achieve and overcome any barriers that may lie in their path. A significant proportion of our students go on to university each year and a culture of aspiration and achievement is evident.

Bacon’s is on a rapid improvement journey and we have seen significant gains in our results over the last two years. There is still more to be done to raise the outcomes for our young people and we hope you will join us in making Bacon’s College a ‘great’ school once again.

Bacon’s College joined United Learning as a new academy in Spring 2018. A large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resources, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.






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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Timber Pond Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 6AT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7237 1928
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