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Teacher of Social Sciences

St Francis Xavier Sixth Form CollegeWandsworth

SFX is a dynamic and ambitious Sixth Form College, one of the closest Sixth Form Colleges to both the City of London and to Parliament. We thrive on our many engagements and connections with higher education, with employers and with external agencies and we relish the challenge of working out how best to equip our young people to compete and flourish in the future. Rated “Good” by Ofsted (in 2018), the College achieves excellent standards and is proud to support many young people from non-traditional backgrounds to successful progression to higher education and to employment.  Currently, it is embarking upon a journey to achieve one of the first awards of “Apple Distinguished” status for its digital innovation practice in teaching, learning and assessment. We want to ensure that we take care of and support the development of the whole person: educational, emotional, social and spiritual.

Teacher of Social Sciences

Start date:  23 August 2021

Full Time or Part Time | Permanent

Salary: £29,665 – £45,827

We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational teacher who can teach across our social science provision. You must have a commitment to active and innovative teaching and learning and be passionate about engaging and enthusing students’ individual inquiry and instilling in them a love and passion for the subject.

The College is currently undergoing a digital transformation strategy and it is envisaged that all students will have access to an IPad to support their learning. If you are keen to help improve the digital literacy of learners, then we want to hear from you.

You will work within a well-resourced social sciences department that provides an exciting environment to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. The social sciences on offer at the College include A levels in Sociology and Psychology, an applied L3 diploma in Criminology and a BTEC L3 national certificate in Applied Psychology. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be willing to teach across one or more of these courses.  A significant proportion of our students go on to university with many electing to study related subjects, some of whom will go on to Oxbridge and Russell Group universities.

We welcome applications from NQTs.

The salary will be paid on the Sixth Form Colleges’ scale (29,665 – 45,827) per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting.  Progression will be by one scale point each year, subject to satisfactory appraisal outcomes, until scale 9 is reached.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including membership of the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme, employee assistance programme, excellent training opportunities, free use of our state of the art fitness suite and staff fitness classes, cycle to work scheme, on site free parking to name a few.

With excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Saint Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development.

To apply

Please submit fully completed application form.  Please note, CVs will not be accepted. For more information about the College please visit our College website www.sfx.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of application forms is Sunday 18th April 2021

Interviews are scheduled to be held in the week beginning 26th April 2021

All successful candidates must be willing to undergo a DBS Police check.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be shortlisted for interview.

SFX is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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