Teacher of KS5 Sociology and Psychology
Location - Wykham Park, Banbury
Salary – MPS or UPS
Hours – Full time
Contract – Permanent
Start date - April 2022 (after the Easter holiday)
Aspirations Academies Trust is looking to recruit a Teacher of KS5 Sociology and Psychology to be based at Wykham Park Academy, Banbury.
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious practitioner, who wants to make a real impact on further driving up attainment and progress.
You will have the opportunity to work with specialist teachers in other schools as part of our Trust.
With a clear focus on both the self-worth of students and excellent outcomes, you will work further to drive up attainment, progress and standards at Key Stage 5 as well as developing our students’ love of learning and enhancement of their ‘cultural capital’.
As the Teacher of Sociology and Psychology you will be committed to the highest standards in every area of your work and subscribe to a culture where continuous improvement is a non-negotiable and an outstanding judgement upon inspection as attainable.
The Successful candidate will be an experienced practitioner who really enjoys working with young adults and understands the privileged position teachers hold in the communities they serve, be an excellent teacher of sociology and psychology with experience in a school, who has a clear love for the subject and someone who is totally aligned to our values and mission. If you are the type of person who fits with our culture, you will love working here
If you consider you are the right person for this role and would like to be a part of the team at such an exciting time then we would love to hear from you.
For more information on this position, please find attached the application pack.
How to Apply
Please click the ‘fast apply’ button and fill in the application form.
When applying, you must fill in the supporting statement section on the application form stating specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the person specification.
Closing date for applications: Monday 31stJanuary - 9am
Interviews - Week commencing 7th February (live in school, Covid permitting
Learn more about Wykham Park and Aspirations Academies on our website.
Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.
We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities
Banbury Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.