Sociology Teacher, Temporary Position, October 2019

Veritas Education Recruitment
Rossendale, UK
03 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ref: (phone number removed)

Grade: M Scale

Term: Full-time

Perm/Temp: Temporary

Required: Oct. 2019

Closing Date: Aug. 2019

Location: Rossendale

Veritas Education Recruitment are amongst the fastest growing agencies in the Northwest and are currently working with numerous Secondary Schools spanning the breadth of Lancashire. 'Veritas' is Latin for truth and honesty and this is what shapes our ethos and makes us an attractive option for schools to work with. We offer a high quality service, and charge a fair rate. In addition we also ensure that our candidates receive the highest levels of customer service, at all times. We adopt a fully consultative approach by getting to know the requirements of our candidates in order to match you to the right role.

We are currently working in partnership with an 11-18 Grammar School in East Lancashire who are actively seeking a Teacher of Sociology to join their team. This will be a temporary post initially and suitable for NQTs & experienced Teachers.

Our partner school is a large selective coeducational academy grammar school in southeast Lancashire catering for around 1200 students aged 11-19. Graded as 'Outstanding' in January 2016 this school is led by an exceptional and visionary Principal, SLT and Governing body. There are high expectations throughout the school for all students and behaviour is exemplary. Achievement is amongst the highest both regionally and nationally and many of the sixth form students go on to sought after universities. A traditional building set in hilly grounds, with modern facilities and state of the art equipment, the school is welcoming, the staff are friendly and there is a warm ethos.

Essential Qualifications:

Qualified Teacher Status
A relevant honours degreeEssential Experience:

A minimum of 1 year teaching experience
Experience of teaching up to KS5
An in depth knowledge of the A-Level AQA Curriculum
Evidence of good classroom practice in Sociology
Good understanding of engaging teaching methods
Ability to engage, enthuse & motivate students
Understanding of the use of assessment for PlanningThis post is suitable for a Newly Qualified Teacher or Experienced Teacher and operates full salary portability. You must be able to provide recent reference and hold or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Certificate & register this online on the update service.

To apply, please send an up to date copy of your CV directly to myself at . Alternatively, for a confidential chat, please call me on (phone number removed).


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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