Subject Leader of Law

Starting 27 August 2024
£43,077 – £52,684 inclusive per annum
The College invites applications from well-qualified and enthusiastic A level Law teachers. This is a full-time, permanent post. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional teacher to lead this popular and successful subject.
Salaries will be on the sixth form college teachers’ salary scale between Point 5 and Point 9 which is currently £37,526 and £47,133 depending on experience, plus £3,082 Outer London Weighting, per annum. In addition, a responsibility allowance for Subject Leader duties is payable of £2,469 (RA4) per annum.
The closing date for applications is on Tuesday 27 February 2024 by noon.
The College is committed to equality and diversity. We encourage applications from black and minority ethnic groups which are currently underrepresented. The College is committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children and young people.
The College is a member of The Maple Group of leading sixth form colleges in England.
Please go to the following link to access the job description for teaching staff:
1. Honours degree in relevant discipline.
2. PGCE or equivalent post-16 teaching qualification.
3. Recent successful experience of teaching A level Law.
4. Enthusiasm for Law as an academic subject and the ability to convey that enthusiasm in A level teaching.
5. Excellent classroom skills and the ability to employ a range of teaching strategies and resources which engage and support students in the promotion of high-quality learning.
6. Excitement about and experience of developing or adopting new learning resources for a team with a focus on using relevant, contemporary examples drawn from the media.
7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills / team working.
8. Leadership skills for this subject and the ability to realise continuous improvements.
9. Evaluative approach to own teaching and willingness to try new activities.
10. Successful use of intervention strategies to improve levels of progress.
11. Skilled in using assessment data and prior learning to inform planning.
12. Good behaviour management skills.
13. The interpersonal skills and enthusiasm required to undertake the duties of a personal tutor to post-16 age group.
14. Understanding of and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion in practice, including in the teaching materials selected.
15. Commitment to safeguarding the interests and needs of young people.
For further information about the college, the department and for downloadable documents, please go to the following links:
Some of the benefits of working at Woodhouse College:
  • Very strong learning ethos
  • Positive cultural organisation
  • Excellent pension schemes (TP and LGPS)
  • Generous holiday entitlement (Support staff)
  • Option to apply to sabbatical schemes
  • Internal CPD programme
  • Well-resourced library for staff personal use
  • Bike Scheme
  • Free eye tests and contribution towards glasses
  • Free flu jabs
  • Workstation assessments
  • Free parking on site
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free counselling and support and guidance on a wide range of topics
  • Excellent sports facilities for staff badminton, football and table tennis
If you have any queries or require any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact
We look forward to hearing from you.