Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Trainee Teacher, Unqualified Teacher
Central London, West London
Posted 11 months ago

Trainee Sociology Teacher – Permanent Contract – Full-time – September Start – £24,254-£53,485 per year – Kensington & Chelsea, Central SW London

  • Are you a Sociology Teacher (Unqualified or Qualified) who is looking for a new, exciting challenge in a thriving Secondary School?
  • Do you have a passion for Sociology & keen to impart your knowledge in a learning environment?
  • Is a long-term teaching career in central London what you are looking for?


We are currently seeking a dedicated & enthusiastic Sociology Teacher to join an excellent Secondary School in Kensington & Chelsea. This is an excellent opportunity for a Social Sciences Graduate, Tutor, Unqualified or Qualified Sociology Teacher – the school is happy to be flexible for the right person.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have QTS, be an ECT or be an aspiring Sociology Teacher that has a Social Sciences based degree, wishing to become qualified in the future.
  • Will have worked in a school, preferably with young people &/or have a solid understanding of Sociology as a subject.
  • Will be confident behaviour & classroom management skills with a willingness to benefit from excellent CPD in this area.
  • Will have an excellent understanding of the UK curriculum up to GCSE level Sociology.
  • Will have demonstrable organisational & time-management skills.
  • If an Unqualified Teacher, be willing to benefit from the schools in house teacher training programme while in the role from either January 2024 or September 2024.



  • Deliver engaging & interactive Sociology lessons to students across KS3 & KS4, fostering a love for the subject.
  • Support with planning & developing the schemes of work.
  • Develop & implement differentiated learning to address students’ individual learning needs & bridge any educational gaps.
  • Ensure a calm, safe & productive learning environment & manage all challenging behaviours.
  • Assess & monitor student progress, providing regular feedback & implementing interventions when necessary.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including support staff, to provide a well-structured approach to student development.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the Sociology curriculum, ensuring the delivery of high-quality lessons up to GCSE level.
  • Create a supportive & inclusive learning environment that promotes positive behaviour & engaged learning environment.
  • Work closely with parents/guardians, providing regular updates on students’ progress & addressing any concerns.


Important Information:

  • Start date: 4th September 2023
  • Working Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30am – 16:00pm (the pupils have a shorter school day)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: Inner London Unqualified/Qualified Teacher Pay Scale


Interview Process:

  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to a short phone call to assess your suitability for the role
  • If successful, your CV will be sent to the Headteacher for consideration
  • You will be invited to an interview this week or next with a lesson observation, teaching a Sociology class


We are looking forward to supporting you with this incredible Sociology Teacher opportunity!


Job Features

Job Category

Featured, Secondary


£24,254-£53,485 per year

Year group

KS3 / KS4 / KS5

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