Teacher of Psychology/Social Sciences (King Edward VI School)
Teacher of Psychology/Social Sciences
Dates: Apply by Monday 22 March 2021 at 12.00 noon
Interviews: Monday 29 March 2021
Salary: MPR - UPR
Contract type: 0.6 fte or up to full-time for a suitable candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Required by: September 2021
King Edward VI School Lichfield is seeking a well-qualified, talented and enthusiastic Psychology teacher who is also able to teach Health & Social Care at KS4 and Post-16 and/or Sociology at A level. We are looking for a teacher who has great subject knowledge, a passion for psychology and a focus on student engagement and achievement. A level Psychology is a very popular subject Post-16 and students are successful. This additional post is in response to growing demand in Psychology and in other Social Sciences, we require additional staffing equivalent to at least a 0.6fte teacher, although we anticipate that this will be the equivalent of a full-time role by the following September. Therefore the ability to offer a second subject area on a short term basis could be linked to a more substantial or possibly a full-time contract. Equally, we are happy to offer a permanent part-time appointment for a strong candidate.
We are looking for a teacher who has excellent communication skills with an ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, colleagues and parents. We expect the successful candidate to work as part of a team and be willing to participate in all aspects of school life.
King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.