Teacher of Psychology and Sociology, Chippenham

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Sheldon SchoolChippenham
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required for September 2018  


We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Psychology and Sociology to join a very strong faculty team.  The post is full time and permanent.  The post holder will also be required to teach History or Geography at Key Stage 3.  The ability to offer Criminology is desirable but not essential.  The post is suitable for an NQT or more experienced teacher.  The school offers a full programme of induction, support and staff development. 

Why work for us

- We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside.  

- There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10 minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath. 

- Access to staff gym

- On site canteen & other food refectories

- Free parking

- Cycle to work scheme

- Childcare voucher scheme 

Our School

Sheldon has a strong record of success, and an outstanding local and national reputation.  All new colleagues benefit from a comprehensive programme of induction and support. 

It is a very happy school and staff morale is high.  Our vision is to be a forward-thinking and outward-looking school, where aspirations are high and ambitions unlimited.  A confident community where teaching is inspirational, every individual valued and students are resilient, successful and proud of their school.  

“The all-pervading caring ethos ensures that pupils are happy and able to thrive from the moment they arrive at school.  The vibrant atmosphere created reflects the commitment to pupils’ enriching and positive school experiences.” Ofsted June 2017.  

Application process:  

Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit, together with a letter of application to hr@sheldonschool.co.uk   

Further details are available from the Headteacher, Mr N Spurdell, by telephone, email or fax, or from the school website, www.sheldonschool.co.uk   

Closing date for applications:   25th April 2018  (12 noon)

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure. 

Job location

More about Sheldon School
Address: Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 766020