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Teacher of Worldviews

Start date: 1st January 2023
Contract type: PERMANENT
Salary: MPS/UPS

The Role

The Corsham School Academy Group seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated, and inspirational Teacher of Worldviews & Sociology. As well as Key Stage 3 Worldviews, there is the opportunity to teach GCSE Sociology, A level RE, Philosophy & Ethics, and also an L3 advanced diploma in Criminology. We can offer training for anyone who is excited by this opportunity and keen to learn but does not have current experience teaching post-16 or this range of subjects. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as we revise the Key Stage 3 curriculum and look to grow the Worldviews, Philosophy, and Ethics offer across Key Stage 4 and 5. The successful candidate will be a dynamic practitioner who models excellent practise, has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching, will play a key role in developing their subject specialism courses across Key Stages 3, 4, and 5, and have the willingness to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional ECT or more experienced teacher to join us and contribute significantly to our school. 

The ideal candidate will:

  •  be an inspirational and passionate teacher
  •  be a professional who is able to work in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  •  be passionate about raising attainment in a classroom environment with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject through schemes of work and extracurricular activities.

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath, and within easy reach of the M4, which means lots of our teachers commute from Bristol, Bath, and along the M4 corridor.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’ Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly, and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body, and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well-being, and staff morale is high.

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets, and Holidays.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. Please download and complete the Application Form, and return it to the school via email to:

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people.

This appointment is subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the school proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of your professional qualifications.

On acceptance of a job offer, a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all of the above checks being satisfactory.