Contract Type: Full Time
Role:
Teacher
Job Start Date: 2019-01-01
Salary: MPS/UPS – Outer London Teachers’ pay scales Plus TLR2 (for a suitably qualified applicant)
School Type:
High
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Mornington Road, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 0TP
Ofsted Ranking: Outstanding 1

Overview

Teacher of Psychology & Sociology

Temporary cover – January 2019

Are you passionate about teaching Psychology and Sociology? Looking for an innovative and forward thinking school which genuinely invests and develops you? Then come and join us at Trinity Catholic High School!

Trinity Catholic High School seeks to appoint a talented and dynamic temporary Teacher of Psychology & Sociology, plus to work within our hugely successful Psychology and Sociology Department. We have an excellent Catholic Ethos with a strong leadership team. The temporary full time, cover is available from January 2019.

Students follow the AQA syllabus at GCSE and at A level for both subjects. This department achieves outstanding results at GCSE and A level and all classes are taught in mixed ability groups from Year 10 onwards. This would be suitable for an experienced teacher who feels they can make a significant and positive contribution to the Psychology Department and the school as a whole.

Trinity Catholic High School prides itself in the following:

 An outstandingly successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with 1668 students on roll.
 A Specialist Science and PE College and holds International School Award status.
 Continuously achieving outstanding results at GCSE and in 2017 we achieved our best ever results. The Progress 8 score of +0.51 is significantly above the national average and places the school in the top 12% of schools nationally. The percentage of students at 5+ in English and Mathematics is 65% and well above the national figure of 39%. 81% of our students attained the standard pass in both English and mathematics and 52 grade 9s were awarded across these two subjects.
 Judged as outstanding in both the December 2014 section 48 inspection and then again, for the fifth time in succession, as outstanding by OFSTED in March 2015.

This post would be suitable for an experienced teacher who, feels they can make a significant and positive contribution to the Psychology and Sociology Department and the school as a whole.

Trinity Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About Trinity Catholic High School

Trinity Catholic High School

Our School's Vision

[1] At Trinity, we believe that the centre of our Life is the Eucharist through which we love God and also love our neighbour.

[2] At Trinity, we believe that religion lies at the heart of every individual. Accordingly, we must never mock, ridicule or harass anyone because of their religious beliefs or their practice of them.

[3] At Trinity, we believe we are brothers and sisters, sons and daughters of God, equal in dignity to each other and before God. We must never take away, in any fashion, the dignity of another person.

[4] At Trinity, we believe that the teachers and staff are here to serve us. According to Christ, those who serve should be treated with a special dignity and respect, especially people who, when we are at school, act as our parents, our mothers and fathers.

[5] At Trinity, we believe that our community is a happy, pleasant and harmonious one. We must all work hard to maintain this.

[6] At Trinity, we believe that the fabric of the school and all its resources are for our enjoyment. We must take great care of these.

[7] At Trinity, we believe that we are here to grow stronger and better so that we can serve others both in our own community and those communities attached to it, be it our neighbourhood, our country or those communities in the world which requires our special support.

[8] At Trinity, we believe that the strong must always protect and go to the help of those who are weaker than us.

[9] At Trinity, we believe we are here to develop our God-given talents.

[10] At Trinity, we believe we are here to make our parents and families proud.

[11] At Trinity, we believe that what we do, what we achieve, is important in this life and in the life to come.

[12] Our vision is summed up in this statement:

"Three Things I ask of you and only Three:
To act justly,
To love tenderly,
And to walk humbly with your God. "