Teacher of Sociology and Criminology, Oxfordshire

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Shiplake CollegeOxfordshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Shiplake College is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of Sociology to introduce the subject at A Level. This is a superb opportunity for a suitably qualified practitioner to join an innovative, creative and popular department and to introduce sociology for the first time. The role would suit an energetic teacher committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning; a teacher who can inspire and challenge all of our pupils.

Applications are welcomed from teachers who will strive for excellence in all aspects of the sociology and criminology curriculum. Applicants should also be able to instill a passion for learning and create a safe environment for pupils to develop their skills in these subjects.

Shiplake College is an independent boarding and day school for boys aged 11 to 18 and girls aged 16 to 18. Situated in 45 acres of beautiful countryside near Henley-on-Thames, we offer an outstanding education based on small class sizes, excellent facilities and dedicated teaching staff. All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the busy programme of co‑curricular activities on offer.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent free lunches and a contributory pension scheme together with access to our gym and sporting facilities and a beautiful working environment.

Early applications are welcomed, as the College reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process.

Closing date: Monday 27 January 2020 (12.00pm)

Interviews: Wednesday 5 February 2020

Initial screening via Skype, Zoom or telephone may be used before interview. Informal pre-application discussions and visits to the College are welcome. Please contact Moya Flynn on 07739 345171 or 01189 405218.

A job/person specification and an application form can be obtained from: www.shiplake.org.uk/vacancies

Shiplake College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Shiplake College is an equal opportunities employer.



More about Shiplake College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4BW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9402455
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About Shiplake College

Shiplake College is an independent day and boarding school for boys aged 11-18 and girls aged 16-18, situated in 45 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, just 2.5 miles upstream from Henley-on-Thames. Shiplake offers an o...