Head of Sociology, Northamptonshire

Closing date:

Sir Christopher Hatton AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale / Upper Scale + TLR 2a
Contract term: Permanent


Head of Sociology 

Main Scale / Upper Scale + TLR 2a

Required from September 2018

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of Sir Christopher Hatton Academy; the only Outstanding Academy in Wellingborough and East Northants. 

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Head of Sociology who, under the guidance of the Director of Humanities, would welcome the challenge of developing this key curriculum area. This newly created post requires a dynamic, creative and caring teacher whose lessons challenge and enthuse all pupils, allowing them to make excellent progress and extend their talents and interests. The Academy currently offer Sociology at KS5 and are keen to explore a GCSE option.

If you 

· are passionate about Sociology

· can raise attainment of students through outstanding teaching and learning across the whole ability / age range

· are committed to your professional development

then we would love to hear from you.

We offer you

· students who are well-behaved, dynamic and enthusiastic

· a supportive and successful learning environment with a whole school commitment to doing the best for our students

· excellent professional development, guidance and opportunities

· full STPD & continuous Local Government Service (subject to verification) 

· generous Benefits and Well-Being package

You can find out more about this role by

· downloading a candidate pack and application form from our website www.hattonacademiestrust.org.uk or by contacting Mrs E Snell, Personnel Manager on 01933 221417 or snelle@hattonacademy.org.uk 

· contacting Mr A Wilson – Associate Principal wilsona@hattonacademy.org.uk for more information, or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am Monday 19th February 2018

Hatton Academies Trust are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, race, religion, disability or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Bureau Service check and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references. 

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More about Sir Christopher Hatton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Pyghtle, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4RP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 226077
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Graded as Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2015 Sir Christopher Hatton Academy are pleased to be Wellingborough's first high performing convertor academy and we are extremely proud of our reputation as the leading comprehensive academy in the local a...