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Teacher of Sociology

Notre Dame School
Cobham, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
£22,716 to £34,524 plus Surrey Fringe allowance
Start Date
1st September 2023
12th June 2023 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1341698

For more than 400 years, we have been committed to our educational philosophy of providing exemplary all-around education through happiness and success, and I am delighted to announce an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teacher Of Sociology- Part Time, 75% FTE - 4 days a week, here at Notre Dame School.

Working within the Senior School, you will be a part of our forward-thinking humanities Department excelling in providing a diverse set of subjects such as Sociology. Sociology is well loved by the students and a popular subject. Our Teachers and Team Leaders  thrive on teamwork and a commitment both to the subject and to the students in our care. The department is well-resourced and teaching the subject is very much an active and interactive experience.

Our ISI recent Inspection judged all areas of the school to be "excellent" and pupil behaviour described as "exemplary".  

A successful candidate will have:

• A Good Science Honours Graduate

• Applications from experienced and newly qualified teachers welcome

• Good knowledge of Sociology

• Ability to teach at KS3, GCSE and A Level

• An excellent leader and classroom practitioner

• Excellent organisational and ICT skills

• Ability to teach and motivate students

• Ability to communicate passion and enthusiasm for their subject

• Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing

• Passionate, conviction and a clear personal philosophy which supports the ethos of the School

• Ability to manage good professional relationships – with staff, students and parents

Our Outstanding Benefits

• Staff development programme

• Staff Well-being programme including a paid well-being afternoon each year

• Cashback scheme for medical appointments such as optical or dental

• Generous sickness income protection scheme

• Discount for Teachers' Reward Card

• Employee Assistance program– counselling, financial assistance etc.

• Staff discount on fees - School Fee Remission after One Year Service 

• Free lunch during term time

• Free Tea & Coffee

• Free use of the school’s leisure and sporting facilities, including a heated indoor pool

• Commute by school coaches during term time - Subject to Availability 

• Free parking

• School nurse during term time

• Generous levels of non-contact time

• Small class sizes

• Electrical Charging Points for Electric Cars.


Safeguarding Statement:

Notre Dame School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  In accordance with KCSIE requirements we will contact referees and obtain references prior to interview.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, if a suitable candidate presents themself.