13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    28 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    31 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months)

Job summary

We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced Teacher of Psychology to join a strong, successful department from September 2021.

The successful candidate will:

• be an excellent, strongly motivated teacher able to teach across the ability range
• have a passionate commitment to making learning stimulating and relevant for all
• be a confident, skilled user of ICT
• be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School
• ability to teach A-Level Psychology
• have a passionate commitment to making Psychology relevant, accessible and rewarding for all

Psychology is a very popular subject in the Sixth Form, there are four classes in both Year 12 and Year 13. The department consistently achieves excellent results and students also report high levels of enjoyment of the subject and many go on to study psychology related subjects at university. Three experienced staff currently make up the department which provides a supportive and collaborative environment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. All applicants are required to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy incorporating Self-Harm and Online Safety.

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font no smaller than twelve) stating:
1. Why you are applying for the post
2. How your experience so far has prepared you for the post.

For further details please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk
Closing date: Wednesday 28th April 2021 – 12 noon
Interview date: Thursday 13th May 2021

Employee benefits

At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
1739 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0114 229 6560

About King Edward VII School

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will teach at the Upper School site.

Arranging a visit to King Edward VII School

Please contact Tom Hall on 0114 229 6560 or email recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk to arrange a visit to the School.

School location

Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW

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