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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A good relevant honours degree.
  • A recognised teaching qualification.


  • Evidence of continued professional development within the relevant subject area.


  • Experience of teaching GCSE and A Level Psychology.
  • A proven track record as a good/outstanding classroom teacher.
  • A proven track record of high standards of achievement.
  • The ability to use data effectively to track progress, set targets and implement appropriate intervention strategies.
  • Experience as a Form Tutor.


  • A proven ability of successfully leading a curriculum project or initiative.


  • The ability to use an imaginative range of teaching strategies to promote high expectations and high levels of challenge.
  • The ability to deploy teaching and learning strategies appropriately to suit the needs of students of differing ability.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of strategies for promoting good relationships with students and effective behaviour management techniques.
  • Good working knowledge of recent developments within the Psychology curriculum.
  • Confident use of ICT.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


  • Ability to work under pressure and determination to succeed.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral, with staff and students.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Desire to involve yourself in the wider life of the school.
  • A positive outlook, well-motivated, enthusiastic and energetic.
  • Commitment to improvement and professional development.
  • Patience, resilience and a sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

In our most recent Ofsted inspection, in October 2021, we maintained our status as a ‘good’ school. We offer a friendly, supportive working environment, which values talented, committed staff and offers excellent professional development opportunities. We are highly committed to managing teacher workload and offer a fortnightly home-based PPA session to all teaching staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding requirements: Hilbre High School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure with a child barred list check, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures. It is an offence to apply for this role if candidates are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.
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About Hilbre High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 625 5996

Hilbre is a hard-working, lively academy where we believe that learning is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for all our students. We pride ourselves in recognising the varied and individual needs of our students and the broad, balanced education we provide, both in and outside the classroom, ensures our students can leave school with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to contribute confidently in today’s ever changing world. At Hilbre High School Humanities College, you will find an 11-18 academy with just over one thousand students on roll. We are an academy which genuinely welcomes people into a partnership with a shared aim; to achieve the most we possibly can, both academically and socially for our students. We believe in success, progress, challenge and the enjoyment of learning and we constantly strive to ensure that all students achieve their very best. Indeed, our pledge is to ensure that every student, whatever their starting point, makes rapid and sustained progress through effective, high quality teaching, in order to achieve the best outcomes within a caring and supportive environment. Our academy has the advantage of being coeducational. This enables us to deliver the full range of curriculum opportunities within a more natural and rounded environment for the social development of our students.

Arranging a visit to Hilbre High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email schooloffice@hilbre.wirral.sch.uk.

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