Subject Leader of Sociology, Tring

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Tring SchoolTring

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Subject Leader of Sociology 

Salary:  MPS/UPS + TLR 2B

Contract:  Permanent, full time

Start:   September 2018

We seek to appoint an outstanding Subject Leader of Sociology who is dynamic, enthusiastic and creative. The successful applicant will be passionate about inspiring our students and be a team player who works collaboratively with colleagues. It would be desirable if the candidate can teach Criminology. 

Our outstanding Sociology Department offers GCSE Sociology as well as A Level, with 2 GCSE groups in years 10 and 11 and 1 A Level group in years 12 and 13. Results in both are outstanding, with 100% A-C at A Level in 2017 and 93% achieving above target in GCSE in 2016.

The successful applicant will be

  • Qualified to deliver Sociology across Key Stages 4 – 5 to the highest standard
  • The ability to lead, challenge and motivate others
  • An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines
  • A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school
  • A strong team player 
  • Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’

This post provides an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our fantastic community here at Tring School. We offer full support and a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff and a commitment to continued professional development.

To apply, please email completed teaching staff application forms along with a cover letter to C Smith at hr@tringschool.org

Closing Date: Monday 23 April 9am

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and two professional references.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Mortimer Hill, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 822303
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Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on y...