Wellington Academy

Job vacancy details

Subject Leader - Social Sciences

Location: Wiltshire SP11 9RR

Salary: MPS with TLR

Working Pattern: PermanentPart-time (0.6)

Closing date: 12 January 2018



The Wellington Academy is a highly inclusive, innovative school, which opened in 2009 to serve the Tidworth area of Wiltshire and is situated on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border, within close proximity of the A303 and A34. Recently graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED, the Wellington Academy has transformed itself into a high performing school over the past three years.

Our staff charter underlines our belief that all students can achieve, be happy and have limitless aspirations – and our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference in the state system.

OFSTED noted that: ‘The quality of school leadership has improved since the previous inspection. As a result, expectations of what pupils can achieve are higher. Leaders have created a culture in which high standards of behaviour are expected and pupils are encouraged to succeed.’

We are seeking to recruit a part time Subject Leader for Social Sciences with the potential to teach a range of Social Sciences, including Sociology, Child Development and Health and Social Care. In this role you will in collaboration with the Director of 6th Form, lead on the development and embedding of the Wellington Academy learning culture and pedagogy, in Social Sciences, ensuring outstanding outcomes for all learners. You will take the Lead on the Social Sciences curriculum provision and design, monitor and account for the progress of all learners across your department. If you have a passion for Social Sciences with a desire to inspire every student and fellow colleagues then we would like to hear from you.

If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which seeks to contribute to limitless aspirations as well as set and maintain high standards and expectations then please apply using the Academy’s online application form, available with Job Description and Person Specification from our website at: www.thewellingtonacademy.org.uk

Closing date: Midday, Friday 12th January 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing: Monday 22nd January 2018.

The 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. All appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check before confirmation. The Wellington Academy is an equal opportunities employer.

The campus is a no smoking site.

To Apply:

Wellington Academy
Tidworth, Wiltshire SP11 9RR
Tel: 01264 405060 • Fax: 01264 405040
Website: http://www.thewellingtonacademy.org.uk