About the role: We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring Psychology and Sociology Teacher who can bring their subject to life in the classroom and create a learning environment within which all students can reach their full potential. You will be joining a very successful and supportive subject team who have an excellent track record of successful outcomes at both KS4 and KS5; a high proportion of our sixth form students go on to study related courses at university. Both subjects are very popular choices at KS5 and many of our students go on to study these at Undergraduate level; Psychology is being offered for the first time at KS4.
We have a strong team ethos and believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things together; we see this as the key to further developing innovative teaching and learning strategies. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across the ability range for KS4 and KS5 and a real interest in developing teaching and learning is also important. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an academy which is committed to providing high quality professional development opportunities and training.
Our successful applicant will join us for September 2017. Please consult the Job Description for further information.
Working at Stationers' Crown Woods Academy: The Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy joined our Trust in 2014. The campus incorporates nine buildings which include four home schools each serving 450 pupils and students, a Design, Technology and Creative and Performing Arts School, a Sport & Community Education Centre and an Inclusions Hub. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy is delighted be part of the Leigh Academies Trust who, with the Stationers’ Company and Ravensbourne, will enable the new Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy to enhance our provision and develop a Digital Curriculum fit for the future.
Our objective is to be a flagship Academy where every pupil not only achieves their full potential but also feels an integral part of the organisation. An Academy where no child feels lost and no child is left behind. An Academy where the bonds between parent, teacher and child are so secure that failure is not an option. The unique community that we have built ensures that young people achieve their ambition in a caring environment where they are the center of all that we do.
What are we looking for in you? To be successful you need to be a qualified teacher who is passionate and knowledgeable about your subject and possesses the ability to teach consistently at an outstanding level. Whether you are at the start of your career or an expert teacher we focus on what attributes you will bring to the academy and most importantly what impact you will have on our students.
As a Trust we feel it is important to hire for the right attitude which is why we look for teachers that are enthusiastic, focused and resilient to the day to day pressures that teaching brings.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation. As part of the 'cluster' structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.