Teacher of Social Sciences (Psychology & Sociology), Leeds

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The Grammar School at LeedsLeeds

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Above national scales
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) have an exciting new position for an inspirational and well-qualified teacher of social sciences to join our successful department from September 2018. This will be on a full time or part time basis by negotiation to suit the successful candidate. 


Psychology is offered at A-level and has a healthy uptake of pupils who gain strong results (as measured by value added outcomes). The department has successfully navigated their way through the linear course, following the AQA specification. Sociology has been offered for first teaching in September 2108, also following the AQA specification. 


We are seeking an enthusiastic classroom teacher who is committed to the teaching of social sciences to our A-level students. The successful candidate will also have strong classroom management skills and will be expected to play a full part in this busy department.  


Colleagues have the opportunity to participate in the wide range of extra-curricular activities available within the school and to support the house system. 


There are also a range of generous non contractual benefits available including salary sacrifice schemes and access to the school gym and pool.  


Full details of the post are shown in the job description and person specification on the school’s website. Application is by completion of the online GSAL application form.  


Closing date: by 08:00 on: Monday 19 February 2018  

Interviews will be held:  w/c 26 February 2018   


In addition to formal interviews there will also be an opportunity for short-listed candidates to see around the School and meet members of the department. Part of the interview procedure will be to teach a lesson. Details will be made available with the call to interview. All short listed candidates will be provided with lesson briefs.   


GSAL is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required. 


GSAL is an equal opportunities employer, selecting employees solely on merit irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Alwoodley Gates, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 8GS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 229 1552
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