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Social Science - Second in Department

Hinchingbrooke SchoolCambridgeshire

Start date: September 2021

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a  

Contract term: Permanent

Suitable for NQTs: No

Second in Department - Social Science  

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly effective Second in Social Science. The specific role will be determined according to the individual strengths of the appointed candidate and this role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career. We welcome applicants from all Social Science disciplines but the ability to teach Psychology and Health and Social Care is desirable. 

We offer Psychology, Criminology, Sociology, Government and Politics in the 6th form as well as Health and Social Care at Key Stage 4. The uptake of these subjects especially Psychology and Criminology is high at Hinchingbrooke. 

The successful candidate will be a team player, who will instil a passion for their subject through high quality learning and teaching and have proven success in teaching and learning at Key Stage 5.  The school offers a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities.

The school sees the form tutor as a key role in the support, development and welfare of the students and teachers are expected to undertake this role with the same standards and commitment as their subject role.

Why come to Hinchingbrooke?  

This is a fantastic school to work in: on interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of the School and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming the School is.  

If you are an outstanding teacher, it really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.  We are seeking to appoint a candidate who is passionate about their subject area; a team player who will thrive on collaboration and teamwork. Someone who really wants to make a difference! 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  

Hinchingbrooke School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Our mission is to inspire excellence, fulfil potential and develop character.

Closing date: 16th April 2021 (Midday)

Interview date: w/c 19th April 2021

Please submit applications to:

Full details including application packs for all of our current posts can be found on the school's website visit:  

For enquiries or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact the Principal's PA on 01480 375675. 

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