Teacher of Health & Social Care, Bedfordshire

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Sandy Secondary SchoolBedfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Teacher of Health & Social Care

Teachers’ Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale

(The ability to teach Sociology/Psychology is an advantage)

Both Full & Part Time applicants considered

Required for September 2018

Are you a Health & Social Care teacher in search of a school where you can really make a difference? We wish to appoint an outstanding Teacher to join us at an exciting stage of development for our School. We have new opportunities for NQTs and experienced teachers to join our supportive and forward thinking team from September 2018.

Sandy Upper School is an ages 13-18 school, we will be expanding to a full secondary school ages 11 – 18 from September 2018. We have a hardworking and committed team of specialist teachers and a commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for our students. 

If you are ready to inspire our students we would be interested in hearing from you with the possibility of you joining us in the next phase of development in our School. 


September 2018 will be an extremely exciting time at Sandy Upper School as we are transforming in to a full secondary school welcoming a new intake of Year 7’s, 8’s and 9’s! As we are expanding we are seeking to recruit several self-motivated, hardworking and flexible individuals to join our team.

At Sandy Upper School you will be well supported during your NQT year.  You will have both a ‘buddy’ and a mentor.  Your ‘buddy’ is likely to have just finished his/her NQT year, or be still be fairly new to the profession.  Your buddy will be able to share their recent experience of being an NQT and is an extra source of support for you in the early days.  You will meet with your mentor regularly and s/he is there to fully support you throughout your first year as an NQT.  At Sandy Upper School we pride ourselves on providing a thorough induction programme to ensure you have a successful first year and are well equipped to join the teaching profession.

How to apply for the role:

Application is by completed application form.  Applications are invited by email to:   vacancies@sandyupper.net  

Closing Date – Monday 21st May 2018 at 9.00am


Posts working with either children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Job location

More about Sandy Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Engayne Avenue, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 1BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1767 680598
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Sandy Secondary School continues to go from strength to strength; it has a fantastic staffing team and was rated as “GOOD” by Ofsted in December 2017 with outstanding features.  It is a place all staff and studen...