Teacher of Psychology/Sociology or Head of Department

Job Title:
Teacher of Psychology/Sociology or Head of Department

Contract Type:

Full time, with flexibility

Level & Salary:
MPS/UPS, plus TLR2 £2,796 per annum for Head of Department

Biddenham International School is a thriving, inclusive, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1200 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all students to support daily learning.

Biddenham is a school with high expectations and a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming an outstanding school. Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

To start September 2020, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and engaging professional who would be able to offer A Level Psychology & Sociology primarily, alongside a GCSE curriculum delivered as a one year course to Year 12 students. The ability to teach an additional humanities subject at KS4 and KS5 would be an advantage and can be discussed at interview.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive environment. All departments work collaboratively to provide high standards of learning and teaching for every student. The school offers a wide range of professional development opportunities and continued support for career progression.

The successful candidate must:

For this post we fully support Newly Qualified Teachers beginning their teaching career and qualified staff looking for career progression.


Application and Contact:
Job description and application forms are available to download from the School’s website at www.biddenham.beds.sch.uk. Please email applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd at hr@biddenham.beds.sch.uk.

Closing date: Monday 13th July 2020 at 9,00am. We reserve the right to close any vacancy and appoint earlier than the stated closing should a suitable candidate apply. Early application is advised.

Interview date: As soon as possible thereafter. Please note that our interview process will adhere to appropriate social distancing guidelines.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Children’s Barred List check, References and other checks.

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