Head of Psychology & Sociology, Redbridge

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Trinity Catholic High SchoolRedbridge

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS– Outer London Teachers’ pay scales. Plus TLR1b –TLR1c (Range £9,471-£7,697 for a suitably qualified applicant)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Trinity Catholic High School seeks to appoint a talented and dynamic Head of Psychology and Sociology to work within our hugely successful Psychology and Sociology Department. We have an excellent Catholic Ethos with a strong leadership team. The Head of Psychology and Sociology position is available from September 2018. Students follow the AQA syllabus at GCSE and at A level for both subjects. This department achieves outstanding results at GCSE and A level and all classes are taught in mixed ability groups from Year 10 onwards.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a proven track record of not only improving student outcomes in Psychology and/or Sociology, but also the ability to motivate, support and enthuse our strong and committed team of Psychology and Sociology Specialists.

This would be suitable for an experienced teacher who feels they can make a significant and positive contribution to the Psychology Department and the school as a whole. 

Trinity Catholic High School prides itself in the following:

  • An outstandingly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1673 students on roll. 
  • A Specialist Science and PE College and holds International School Award status. 
  • Continuously achieving outstanding results at GCSE and in 2017 we achieved our best ever results. The Progress 8 score of  +0.51 is significantly above the national average and places the school in the top 12% of schools nationally. The percentage of students at 5+ in English and Mathematics is 65% and well above the national figure of 39%.  81% of our students attained the standard pass in both English and      mathematics and 52 grade 9s were awarded across these two subjects.
  • Judged as outstanding in both the December 2014 section 48 inspection and then again, for the fifth time in succession, as outstanding by OFSTED in March 2015.

This post would be suitable for a highly motivated and experienced teacher who will possess the vision, drive and energy to ensure students across all key stages enjoy and achieve exceptionally well in this core subject. It is expected that the successful candidate will make a significant and positive contribution to the Psychology and Sociology department and the school as a whole. 

Trinity Catholic   High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will   be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Please   note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be   contacted. 

Please click on the apply button at the bottom to complete the application form. 

Closing date for receipt of application forms is Sunday 18th February 2018. 

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More about Trinity Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Mornington Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8504 3419
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Trinity Catholic High School is a denominational, co-educational secondary school in Woodford Green, Essex. There are 1668 students on the school roll, 467 of whom are in the sixth form. 

Founded in 1976, the school’s motto is "love each other a...