Teacher of Sociology and Criminology, Surrey

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Reigate CollegeSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1 January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Up to £40,888 per annum (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and hardworking teacher to join the highly successful Sociology & Psychology Department. The successful applicant will be required to teach A Level Sociology and Level 3 Applied Certificate in Criminology.

The part-time (38.10% - 57.14%), permanent post is available from 1 January 2020.

Our ideal person will be able to demonstrate a track record of success in delivering the highest standards and achieving outstanding results. The post holder must be confident in the use of Information Technology in all aspects of their work.

The post would equally suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher.

The Department

The Department is housed in the Priory Building, along with other humanities subjects. The recently refurbished rooms are fully equipped with data projectors, white boards and Wi-Fi. The Department has access to mobile learning devices to further enhance learning.

The Department teaches in a collaborative style, with all staff contributing to centralised resource packs. Students regularly progress onto university courses for Sociology, Criminology, Psychology and Teaching.

The Department has eight other members of teaching staff who work closely as a team in a friendly and co-operative manner. Strong emphasis is given to mutual support by the exchange of ideas and materials.


The Department offers A Level Sociology, Level 3 Applied Certificate in Criminology and A Level Psychology. The course grades are consistently high with excellent levels of student satisfaction.


The salary for this post is up to £40,888 per annum (FTE).


Applicants are asked to complete and return the enclosed application form to the Personnel Department by email to jobs@reigate.ac.uk as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Monday 30 September 2019.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

• Your teaching qualification

• Your appropriate qualification in Sociology/Criminology or related subject

• The min/max percentages you would be interested in teaching

• A Level results (A*-B grades, retention, value added) and/or BTEC results (Distinction* and Distinction grades, retention, value added) or for NQTs, evidence of an outstanding placement, particularly with regard to the standard of teaching and learning

• Particular strengths, experiences and interests that you would bring to this post

• Evidence of your ability to work as part of a team in a flexible and professional manner

• What you are able to bring to College life outside of your teaching commitment

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Reigate College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1737 221118
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About the College  

Reigate College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, sixth form college situated in Reigate, Surrey. It educates students from 16-19 years on a single site, recruiting approximately 35% of learners from local partne...