Teacher of Sociology or Law, Wakefield

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New College PontefractWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: 27 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NSP 1-9 (£23,396 - £38,748) depending on experience – pay award pending. A recruitment and retention allowance may be offered for an outstanding candidate.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An Exciting Opportunity to Join an Outstanding Team!

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher to teach WJEC Certificate and Diploma in Criminology.  Experience of teaching Criminology is desirable but not essential.  There may be the opportunity to teach some A Level Sociology within this post for interested candidates.  The successful candidate will be able to evidence a proven track record of achieving good or outstanding results, though we also welcome applications from NQTs.  Able to demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for your subject area and the ability to engage, motivate and inspire students of all abilities, you should have a commitment to raising achievement, raising aspirations and going the extra mile.

New College is an outstanding place to work and study, regularly near the top of UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2014.  With a dynamic, positive and supportive culture for staff and students, we have an enviable reputation for staff career progression and development.  With over 2400 students, New College Pontefract is the founding member of the New Collaborative Learning Trust (NCLT).  New College Pontefract, New College Doncaster and New College Bradford (opening September 2019) work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our dynamic team at the forefront of change and to make a real difference to raising standards of education in the local community.  New College Pontefract delivers primarily A Level provision, alongside a number of Level 3 BTEC qualifications and some Level 2 provision.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.  

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NCLT will raise standards across our family of schools and colleges.  We will promote a culture of aspiration, excellence and enjoyment.  We will use our collective strengths and expertise to benefit our children and young people.

A charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (company number: 09257194).

NCLT has a commitment to safeguarding students and the successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS.  We value diversity and actively promote equality of opportunity.  As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for a post will be offered an interview. 



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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Park Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 702139
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New College Pontefract is an outstanding college, regularly near the top of the UK Sixth Form College results tables and awarded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in 2014. Our A Level Value Added places us in the top 25% of providers nationally and ...