Head of Psychology

Ark Boulton Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 2QG

8 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Ark MPS (£26,356-£37,884)

Head of Psychology job summary

Reports to: Director of Faculty
Salary: Ark MPS (£26,356-£37,884),plus TLR 2b (£4,784)
Contract: Full Time/ Permanent
Closing date: Monday 04th July 2022 9.00am

As a Head of Psychology, you will be accountable for the quality of learning and teaching within the department. You will work alongside the Director of Faculty in planning and developing an engaging and challenging curriculum to encourage desire to learn and inspire students to achieve excellent results.

You will also be responsible for monitoring student progress and the work of the department through regular lesson observations and where needed, provided detailed and constructive feedback. You will be responsible for developing and leading an exciting curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment and ensuring there is a high-quality teaching of the subject across the academy. as appropriate and developing strong partnerships and ensuring regular and productive communication with parents.

You will:
- Be qualified to degree level
- Be qualified to teach in the UK
- Be an excellent classroom practitioner and mentor
- Have experience of raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
- Have experience leading, coaching and managing staff
- Have experience implementing behaviour management strategies consistently and effectively
- Have good communication, planning and organising skills.

Ark value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.

Additional allowances

Plus TLR 2b (£4,784)

Applying for the job

Please click the link below to apply.

If you would like any further information about this role please contact the HR team on 0121 773 8156 or hr@arkboulton.org.

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About Ark Boulton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
905 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
hr@arkboulton.org
Contact phone number
0121 773 8156

By joining Ark Boulton Academy means, you become part of a network of education experts who are all united by the same purpose - a commitment to making a difference where it matters most. Our motto ‘It takes a whole community to bring up a child’ represents the spirit within which we work. It influences the way we support each other, our parents, students and other stakeholders.

Our staff are a valuable and integral part of our community and are given the room to grow and develop in an encouraging, challenging and rewarding environment. They are role-models and ambassadors for Boulton on a professional and public level. They reflect the virtues we promote which include courage, self-discipline, commitment, and honesty. 

By becoming a member of our school family, you will embrace multiple opportunities for personal and professional development, not just within the school, but from the internationally renowned Ark family of schools we are a part of. Through Ark, our staff can share best practice and receive training from some of the most talented individuals in the country.

Benefits of joining Ark Boulton include:
- Staff wellbeing is one of our main priorities. We provide breakfast for staff each morning, soup for lunch and lunch for those on duty. We have parking available, a gym on site and a well-equipped staff room including a pool table.
- Our systems and processes for communication, marking and feedback and assessment are streamlined and the approaches we take are research led and based on the needs of our local context. For instance, at present we do not use traditional book marking across the school.
- On Fridays children finish at 2pm, giving time and space for professional development amongst staff.
- Staff voice is important to us; we like to listen to our staff. We are always seeking feedback and input from our staff.

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