Teacher of Sociology and RE, Southwark

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Bacon's CollegeSouthwark

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS Inner london + Bacon's College enhancement + responsibility points available to suitable candidates
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

School Description: Bacon’s College is on a journey of rapid improvement. Since our Ofsted judgement in February 2017 there has been significant progress made against our targets. Year 11 and Sixth form Results in July 2017 demonstrated our capacity for improvement, systems and procedures within the school have been overhauled, recruitment has been highly successful and all issues around safeguarding have been fully addressed. Our first HMI monitoring visit in September 2017 confirms our progress. We now have a strong focus on teaching and learning with a robust CPD programme and clear vision. This is an exciting time to join us.The transfer of the school to United Learning is an overwhelmingly positive move for Bacon’s College. The expertise available from within the trust at senior level and also at subject specialist level is already having a substantial impact across the College.

The role: Bacon’s College seeks to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic Teacher of Sociology and RE. Requirement to teach A Level Sociology and RE across the Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum. 

About you: 

  • An ‘outstanding’ teacher who can evidence significant progress and attainment from their students over a protracted period of time.
  • Someone who is committed to the development of a stimulating, broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum enabling all pupils to achieve their potential.
  • Someone who shares our moral purpose of ensuring that all of our young people receive the best education possible in a supportive environment from people who care about them.
  • Someone who is resilient, dynamic and passionate about improving the life chances of all children in our community.

United Learning: Bacon’s College is about to become part of United Learning, a large and growing group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. United Learning will work alongside Bacon's College to support it on its improvement journey. A team of education experts will support subject leaders throughout the school, and the leadership team will work with the Principal as she develops her plans for the school. All staff will have access to our subject networks and CPD opportunities, and pupils will benefit from a wide range of additional extra-curricular activities through the United Learning Partnership Fund. United Learning will also support the school in running high quality services, including HR, finance, IT and estates.Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could alone. By collecting expertise and combining resources, the Group helps to make the tough job of teaching a little easier. With a shared curriculum and lesson plans available, our teachers have strong foundations to lead the engaging, rounded education our children deserve. Working together helps simplify processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. They reward their staff: with wide career opportunities – between Primary and Secondary, Academy and Independent – better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of helping every child at each schools to succeed and reach their full potential 

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More about Bacon's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Timber Pond Road, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 6AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 72371928
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In Spring 2018, Bacon’s College will be joining United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing tha...