Applications are invited from enthusiastic and well-qualified teachers for this exciting and rewarding post. The core part of the role will be teaching KS5 Psychology or KS5 Sociology or both. The ability to deliver EPQ, KS3/4 in RE or other subjects would be desirable . We welcome applications from teachers seeking a full-time or part-time position (minimum of 0.8FTE), and from newly qualified or experienced teachers. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellence in their approach to teaching and learning in the classroom.
Please state in your application your ability and willingness to teach Psychology and/or Sociology. If you are applying for a part-time position please also state this.
Bristol Cathedral Choir School is an academy; our principal specialism is music. The academy is part of the Cathedral Schools Trust (a Multi Academy Trust). As a Church of England academy, with a christian ethos, we educate students from all over Bristol and welcome those of all faiths and none. We are proud of our diverse, tolerant and respectful community, which reflects Bristol’s demographic.
There are currently over 400 students in the sixth form, which specialises in A Level provision. The vast majority of students progress to university including the Russell Group and Oxbridge. A Large number of students study Psychology and Sociology at A level and examination results are outstanding.
The school received an overall judgement of “Outstanding” from Ofsted in January 2016 and is the most oversubscribed school in Bristol, with a trend of strong results in public examinations at both GCSE and A level.
“The ethos and culture of the academy are outstanding. Pupils from a wide and diverse range of backgrounds, faiths, beliefs and values come together in an exceptionally harmonious environment where all are respected, valued and supported to do well.” Ofsted 2016.
With Cathedral School Trust we are able to offer a coherent, high quality programme of continuing professional development. In addition, there may be the opportunity to progress towards designation as a Specialist Leader of Education, depending on the individual career history of the candidate.
Students follow the AQA Psychology and AQA Sociology specifications.
Method of application
Please apply through TES.
Further information about the school can be found on our website.
Informal enquiries may be made via the Head’s PA.
Please state in your application your ability and willingness to teach Psychology and/or Sociology. If you are applying for a part-time position, minimum 08.8FTE, please also state this.
Applications should be received by midnight on Sunday March 14th 2021.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday March 22nd 2021.
Bristol Cathedral Choir School 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.