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Head of Sociology

Oxted SchoolSurrey

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Required 1 January 2021.

Please note during the current period, as a result of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), all interviews for teaching roles are still going ahead remotely via TEAMS or SKYPE.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, and innovative Head of Sociology to join our Humanities team at Oxted School. We are looking for an inspirational leader who can help us to ‘Bring out the Best’ in our students and improve the life chances of the young people we educate.

Our reflective and skilled staff and wonderful students make Oxted School a rewarding and invigorating place to work. The inclusive community values which are so important to us mean that you will be well supported by both your colleagues and the Senior Leadership Team. We pride ourselves on the high-quality professional development and career progression opportunities available to all our colleagues, and we work hard to ensure that staff wellbeing and workload are central to our approach. Our colleagues also thrive on their commitment to our wide range of extra-curricular activities, including being one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh centres in the country.

Oxted School is part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), and we work closely with our partner schools to share best practice and raise standards. THPT value their staff very highly, and this is reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust.

THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

For more information on Oxted School and working within The Howard Partnership Trust please go to our website.

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If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Head of school, Russell Bond by emailing head@oxtedschool.co.uk

To apply please use link.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement; early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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