East Midlands Education Trust

Teacher of Social Sciences

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The Ripley Academy


£24,371 - £35,617 (MPS1-6)

Hours per Week

Full Time



Closing Date



The Ripley Academy is an 11-18 school located in Derbyshire close to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and within easy reach of the Peak District. We are a member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with the other academies within the Trust including The West Bridgford School and John Flamsteed Community School.

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Social Sciences (Psychology and Health & Social Care) to teach across the full range of abilities to A Level.

We welcome applications from teachers who feel they have the ability, enthusiasm and commitment to enhance the lives of students at our Academy; someone who has a true passion for Social Sciences as well as the drive and determination to make a significant, positive impact on our students ensuring all achieve their full potential. This post will be particularly suitable for NQTs as support is available within the department.

Our school is a happy, thriving school where the Headteacher is completely committed to raising teaching standards and outcomes for the students of this Academy.

For details of our recent Ofsted visit please see: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/141259

Further details of the post and an application form, please visit www.emet.academy/vacancies

Closing date for applications is: noon on Monday 3rd February 2020 with interviews to be held shortly after this date.

Completed application forms and letters of application (one side of A4) should be returned to: recruitment@emet.academy

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs for this post.

Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment

The Ripley Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.

We welcome applications from all who feel they have the qualities to contribute to this Academy regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion

Start date:  1st September 2020