Subject Leader Sociology and Health and Social Care

Subject Leader of Sociology and Health and Social Care

Full Time, Permanent



We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative Subject Leader of Sociology and Health and Social Care to join our growing, dynamic and supportive school. We are looking for someone who is committed to securing high standards and raising academic attainment. Here at Horsforth School, we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and colleagues alike.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic Post 16 team with a strong ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. With our new onsite Sixth Form building we are looking to build on and extend our A level provision of both health and social care and sociology in both years 12 and 13. You will be responsible for delivering Health and Social Care to KS4 and 5 have successful record of excellent outcomes in delivering Sociology.

For our 1500 and growing students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

GCSE and A Level results are consistently well above the national averages and in 2022 the school had the best A Level results in the whole of Leeds. Horsforth School was also named one of the top schools in Yorkshire in The Sunday Times Parent Power Guide in 2022.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to download an application form, please visit and click on the vacancies tab or email

Closing date:   8am on Monday 27th March 2023

Start date:        September 2023

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment.  Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.