Psychology Teacher Reach Academy Feltham, Feltham, Middlesex

Job description

The Role
We are seeking a Psychology teacher to teach in our 6th Form. In 2019 we achieved our first set of A Level results, in Psychology an ALPS grade of 2 was achieved. The successful candidate will be a committed teacher with a track record of leading pupils to achieve great results. They will share the school’s vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels. There will be significant career progression available for the successful candidate.

Key responsibilities
• Ensure that pupils are making appropriate progress in Psychology, and that own teaching and learning is of a high quality;
• Raise the profile of the Psychology amongst pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4 so that we have a strong Key Stage 5 cohort;
• Explore the right Key Stage 4 offer;
• Oversee the pastoral care of pupils;
• Collaborate closely with parents to ensure that they are aware of their children’s progress, engaged in their development and supporting them in their vision for the future;
• Create a purposeful learning environment;
• Support the Academy Leadership Team to set vision and direction for the Secondary phase in line with Academy vision;
• Set a vision and targets for pupil success;
• Track progress, regularly monitor reports on progress, identify and deliver interventions where appropriate;
• Align with and uphold the Academy vision, standards of behaviour, discipline and exclusion policy;
• Deal effectively and sensitively with child protection issues.

Other
• Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Academy Leadership Team; and
• Undertake the main professional duties of a teacher as set out in the Reach Academy pay and conditions of service document.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential qualifications

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with young people; and
Evidence of continually improving the outcomes of pupils.
Ideal candidates will:
 Have a desire to work in a pioneering environment;
 Want to learn and grow with excellent support;
 Believe that all pupils are capable of academic success;
 Want to challenge themselves every day;
 Be keen to get involved in the wider life of the school;
 Appreciate being highly valued for their hard work.

Employee benefits

The school offers a range of unique benefits, including exceptional CPD, a range of growth opportunities and innovative benefits, including the opportunity to take term time holiday. It offers an opportunity to serve a high-need community and work alongside a supportive team who share a deep commitment to the school’s vision.


About Reach Academy Feltham

Address
53-55 High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4AB
Phase
All Through
Type
Free School