Teacher of Sociology (Maternity Cover)

Wednesfield High Academy, Wolverhampton
Main Pay Range MPR1 to Upper Pay Range UPS3 £23,720 to £39,406
24 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
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Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 820 students attending the academy which includes 80 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding Academy.

We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor.

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring teacher of Sociology.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record for raising both attainment and achievement in Sociology. They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding about how disadvantaged students in Sociology, and beyond, can make significant progress.

The Communications faculty at Wednesfield High School is highly ambitious, recruiting well at Post-16. The post would be ideal for anyone with ambition, drive and passion who wants to work with a committed team of professional staff. The Academy is committed to high quality professional development, supporting staff to take the next steps in their professional career.

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Closing date - Tuesday 25th June 2019

Interviews - Date TBC

A relevant degree

Must be willing to teach Sociology at key stage 4 and 5

Experience of strategies / interventions to assist disadvantaged students to make good progress

Passion for Sociology and enjoy working with young people

Establish successful relationships at all levels

Maintain effective communications

Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively

Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

This is an excellent chance to join our over-subscribed Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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