Teacher of Social Sciences, Crowborough, East Sussex

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Beacon AcademyCrowborough, East Sussex

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

Applications are sought from a dedicated and hardworking teacher to join our Social Sciences departments within our highly successful and supportive non-selective 11-18 Academy. 

We offer a happy working culture where teachers can teach and students can learn in an Academy where leadership is judged as outstanding. The departments of Social Science and the Academy are committed to the development of both its staff and students. This role will teach Psychology, Criminology and Sociology to A level. Health and Social Care experience desirable, but not essential. 

We are celebrating our best ever A level and GCSE results which now place Beacon Academy as the top performing school in East Sussex and in the top 3% of schools nationally. We are also one of approximately 65 schools nationwide that has been selected to become a National Teaching School in the latest recruitment round, taking a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession.

To be successful, you will have high expectations as well as genuine ambition. You will consistently plan and deliver lessons that inspire, engage and challenge every student, enabling them to be enthusiastic about their learning and to make excellent progress.

We are a rural, split site mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1300 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

If you would like more information on this role, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact the Human Resources Department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org in the first instance.

Closing date: 10am on Monday, 19th February 2018.

NB: we advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and suitable references.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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