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Teacher of Sociology 0.7 FTE

Saint Gregory's Catholic CollegeBath and North East Somerset

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic Sociology/Humanities/RE specialist looking for their next career move in a high-performing and oversubscribed school. We are seeking to appoint an inspiring colleague who can contribute to the development of the department and further extend the teaching of Sociology/Humanities/RE. 

We encourage all candidates interested in applying for this post to submit their application before the deadline of midnight on Sunday 5 December 2021.

Saint Gregory’s is a popular 11-18 co-educational school, founded on Catholic Christian values and with a strong family and community ethos. These values are the foundation of learning for our students, providing them with an academic start to life that is supportive, nurturing and inspiring. Saint Gregory’s has a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence, outstanding pastoral care and an excellent enrichment programme.

Our most recent Ofsted and Diocesan inspections judged us to be outstanding in every area and we are committed to maintaining and developing that high standard.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher who will maintain and enhance our very high academic standards. The faculty benefits from experienced, supportive leadership and applications are welcomed from NQTs seeking an outstanding school in which to begin their career. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:  

  • A track record of exceptional Sociology/Humanities/RE  teaching  
  • Capable of teaching across the Key Stages  
  • Outstanding subject knowledge   
  • A willingness to participate in the wider life of the school including enrichment and PSHE delivery  
  • The ability to inspire excellence in students    
  • Enthusiasm and motivation for exemplary teaching and learning

In return the successful candidate can expect: 

  • A comprehensive Induction Programme   
  • Outstanding professional support at every stage of your career  
  • A strong Continuing Professional Development programme to develop you as an outstanding teacher  
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team  
  • Opportunities to work in a dynamic and supportive faculty with excellent facilities  
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme  
  • A positive student body who love learning

Further Information & Visits

For an open conversation about the role, please contact the Head of Humanities, Mrs Hillier-Brown, by email to arrange a suitable time. 

Post: Teacher of Sociology/Humanities/RE 0.7 FTE

Contract type: Fixed term to 31 August 2022

Salary: MPS

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 5 December 2021

Interview date: Week commencing 6 December 2021

Safer Recruitment

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory professional references, qualification verification, overseas certificates of good conduct and the right to work in the UK.

All staff are expected to undertake comprehensive child protection training and must share in the school’s commitment to the safeguarding and wellbeing of our students and staff.

A copy of the Safer Recruitment Policy and our CP Policy can be found on our website at

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