Teacher in Charge of Sociology
Substantial part time or full time would be considered for the right candidate
Kent College Pembury is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and inspiring A-Level Sociology teacher with excellent subject knowledge. The ability to teach a second subject, especially Psychology, would be an advantage. Teacher in Charge of Sociology to delivery Sociology A’ Level, which is a popular course at Kent College, with excellent results.
Founded in Folkestone in 1886, Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls, with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Preparatory School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site, facilities and some specialist staff. The school is one of a group of ten schools under the control of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust. The school has a resident Chaplain who leads the Christian worship in the school. Kent College for Girls is a happy and thriving school, offering a broad education aimed at developing character, inter personal skills and all-round wellbeing. This is reflected particularly in our Growth Mindset and Sport and Wellbeing programmes. It is hoped therefore teachers joining the school would share the same sense of openness and enthusiasm that we aim to cultivate in our students.
Kent College Pembury employs over 200 people in both academic and support staff positions. Highly skilled, dedicated and passionate staff are the driving force behind our ‘Excellent’ school.
We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the girls, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential. Whatever your role, you will benefit from a being part of a large staff community with opportunities for professional development.
We believe in rewarding our staff and offer a complete range of employee benefits including:
• Reduced school fees
• Free meals during working hours
• Free eye tests
• On site Flu Vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• On-going training and development
• Use of swimming pool and fitness suite (at allocated times)
Closing date: Monday 27 January 2020 by Midday
Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.
References will be taken up prior to interview. One of the referees should normally be the applicant’s current or most recent employer. The post requires the highest level of clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointees must be prepared to undergo child protection screening Child Protection and welfare are taken very seriously at Kent College, with guidelines on confidentiality and staff-pupil relationship procedures well-publicised to staff.
All gaps of employment are to be accounted for and rigorously investigated. Referees are contacted to ensure the validity of the reference. Testimonials are not acceptable in place of confidential references.