Teacher of Sociology (Maternity Cover)

Teacher of Sociology (Maternity Cover)

Teacher of Sociology (Maternity Cover)

Job description
  • One Sixth Form, Ipswich
  • 1 FTE - Maternity Cover
  • Commencing April 2024
  • MPR/UPR
We are looking for a well-qualified and inspirational teacher to teach A Level Sociology. The person we appoint must have a lively and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, the ability to teach to a high academic standard at A Level, and a commitment to the learning and well-being of all young people. This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work with young people who value excellent teaching, enjoy learning about the subject, and want to work hard to succeed.

We want teachers who are driven and determined to make a positive difference. We expect teachers to use their pedagogical skills to ensure lessons are enjoyable and engaging whilst supporting our students to achieve the best possible grades, that enable them to progress on to their chosen destination.

You will be supported by a team of equally committed colleagues who are working collaboratively to create an amazing Sixth Form College for our students. This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development. We ask only in return that teachers focus on continuing to improve their practice. We benefit from being part of Suffolk Academies Trust and we work closely with our partners for the benefit of every member of our community.

other curriculum areas are available - get in touch to learn more.

We also offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
  • Membership into Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to discounted benefits platform
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Free parking
  • Canteen
  • Company Events
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds. Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Education Group, which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Completed application forms should be made via out recruitment portal - if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 8.00am on Friday 9 th February 2024

Interviews: Shortly thereafter

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!