Teacher of Ethics & Religious Studies and Sociology, Tenterden, Kent

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Homewood School and Sixth Form CentreTenterden, Kent

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Start date: Required for 29th October 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an inventive and forward-thinking teacher excited about the opportunity to share your passion for the Social Sciences?

Our students have the opportunity to learn KS4/5 Ethical & Religious Studies, Sociology and Psychology alongside KS3 Humanities. To be successful, you will need to be able to teach KS3 Humanities as well as GCSE Religious Studies and Sociology; recent GCSE experience in these subjects is therefore desirable. 

We welcome candidates with experience as well as NQTs to join our very successful and supportive department. 

Homewood School, Tenterden is a progressive and innovative school set in a 55-acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports. Tenterden is described as ‘the Jewel of the Weald’. Its fine High Street must rank amongst the most attractive in the Country, with historic houses, shops and restaurants separated from the road by wide expanses of tree-lined grass verges. We have a growing reputation for engagement in curriculum development, personalisation and welfare management. 

We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress, wherever you are in your career. All teaching staff are provided with an Apple device, enjoy discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and we have an independent nursery on-site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff. Furthermore, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent. 

We know it’s a competitive market and are proud of what we can offer. If you feel this is a challenge and an environment you want to be part of, we want to know what it is that makes you the one we should invest in. Detail your successes in your covering letter and get us excited about you. 

Closing date: 23rd September 2018, however applications will be reviewed as received, so you may hear from us before this time.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced CRB Disclosure.

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More about Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1580 764 222
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We are one of the UK’s largest progressive and innovative Secondary Schools, rated "A good School in all aspects" OFSTED October 2012. The school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily ...