Priestley College, a founder member of The Challenge Academy Trust (TCAT), is looking to appoint a Teacher of Philosophy. Priestley College, a founder member of The Challenge Academy Trust (TCAT), is looking to appoint a Teacher of Philosophy. It would be desirable if the candidate had the ability to teach one of the following subjects in addition: Economics, Classical Civilisation or Sociology. The key purpose of the role is to ensure that all students receive from Priestley College the best possible learning opportunities related to realistic achievable learning goals.
The Head of Faculty
Permanent, Full-time (part-time would be considered)
August 2023- start of the academic year (subject to successful pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check or a check against the DBS Update Service if registered)
Sixth Form Colleges’ Salary Structure Main Teaching Scale (up to £42,149 per annum)
Teachers’ Pension Scheme
NJC Terms and Conditions for Teaching Staff in Sixth Form Colleges
10am Monday 27th February 2023
Interviews will be held Wednesday 1st March 2023
Candidates invited to interview will be asked to prepare a 20-minute Microteach on the below subject
‘An introduction on Leibniz’s proof for the cosmological existence of God’.
Please can candidates also have a lesson plan showing how they would develop the lesson for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Method of Application:
The application form is in word format and should be downloaded to your pc and saved, then completed electronically (CVs will not be accepted). It is important that you complete all relevant sections of the form accurately. If you require assistance in completing your application, or require information providing in a different format, please contact HR. You are reminded that providing false information is an offence and could result in your application being rejected or summary dismissal if you are later selected and possibly referred to the police. Your application should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy format by hand, or posted to: HR Department, Priestley College Loushers Lane, Warrington WA4 6RD. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Commitment to safeguarding:
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy and our DBS and Ex-Offenders Policy (incorporating our Policy Statement on the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information) can be accessed on the link to our website, as given above.