Teacher of Psychology/Sociology, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £38,130 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience (pro rata for part-time)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role 

The College requires an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of Psychology/Sociology to teach up to A Level. We are looking for a full-time member of staff with a passion for social sciences to join this friendly department in our successful and growing College.

Applications from Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

The Department 

The Social Sciences department is a large, successful area of the College which includes psychology, sociology and criminology.  Student recruitment numbers have grown rapidly over the last few years and the department has been pro-active in broadening the curriculum to meet the needs of students.  The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included visits to museums and the theatre, and guest speakers from local universities to discuss their research with our students.  

In terms of teaching in the department, we are very much focused on the development of exam skills and improving literacy.  Our expectations are high and we offer individualised support to ensure that all of our students meet their potential.  From bookable 1:1s and intensive revision programmes, our students are confident that they will receive the support that they need to really excel.

Application Information:

Salary: up to £38,130 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience 

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 25 February 2019

Interviews: to be held on Monday 4 March 2019

Start date: September 2019

To Apply:  Please download the Teacher of  Psychology/Sociology Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2018 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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