Teacher of Psychology and Sociology
Full time, permanent post
Starting 1st September 2021
Salary Range: MPS 1 £25,040 up to UPR 3 £41,602
NOR: 1418, including 323 in sixth form
This is an excellent opportunity to join our dedicated, talented and dynamic team at our ‘Outstanding School’ (Ofsted May 2017). Chipping Campden School is a mixed comprehensive, 11-19 converter academy, with an enviable reputation, located in the beautiful Cotswolds. Our School continues to go from strength to strength with fantastic results and committed, supportive staff.
Our staff are well qualified, talented and dedicated professionals. Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and are supported by a senior leadership team, which consists of the Principal, two Vice Principals and five Assistant Principals (including SENDco). Each faculty area has a Director of Learning and Associate Heads of Faculty for English, Mathematics and Science.
What we are looking for
We are seeking a passionate and innovative specialist teacher who is proactive in continually developing their practice. Applications are welcomed from experienced teachers and NQT’s and a full support programme is offered.
The successful candidate will join a very supportive and committed team, teaching across the age and ability range, with the possibility of teaching some A level. The ability to teach English as a second subject would be advantageous.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate:
• Appropriate experience of teaching classes across the age and ability range
• The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents and staff in a range of formats
• Good listening skills, able to relate well to young people
• The ability to motivate and build good relationships with young people with effective and positive behaviour management skills.
• A well organised approach in planning and delivery
• Familiarity with A Level Psychology and/or Sociology Courses
• A wider knowledge of current educational issues
Why work with us?
We deliver a vibrant comprehensive curriculum which is broad and balanced and continues to produce outcomes well in excess of the national norms at GCSE (sig+) and post-16 (sig+). We are continually developing and improving our facilities. During recent years, the school has enjoyed major improvements to its fabric the most recent of which has been an extended state of the art sixth form, an additional science centre, new inclusion centre and further classrooms. We have extensive playing fields and recreation areas and a full size floodlit artificial grass hockey and football pitch. Further development of our school site is currently being undertaken with the exciting addition of a new performing arts theatre. Most of our classrooms are equipped with Apple Interactive TV’s and Wi-Fi with the vast majority of resources available through our virtual learning platform. In order to support the use of technology to enhance learning in the classroom, teachers are issued with an iPad and the vast majority of our students participate in our community one to one iPad scheme.
Additional Staff Benefits
• Free on-site gym and swimming pool
• Teachers’ Pension scheme membership
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle scheme
• Health and wellbeing support including access to confidential support services
• Freshly prepared meals, cooked on site
Full details about our school can be found on our school website. An application form can be downloaded by clicking on school information/work here/vacancies. Should you wish to discuss any aspect of this role, please contact Mrs Smith, HR Manager.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10am on Monday 8th February 2021. Please send completed applications with a covering letter to Mrs D Smith.
On line interviews will be held on Wednesday 10th February and a lesson observation on 12th February 2021.
Chipping Campden School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people