This job expired on 26 September 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,948.00 - £44,919.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher of Psychology job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of psychology to join the successful and supportive subject area and wider Social Sciences Faculty.  AQA A Level Psychology is taught at KS5 and is a very popular option with strong results.  There are currently two groups in each of Years 12 and 13.  The successful candidate will need to be an enthusiastic, inspiring and motivating teacher who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and will ensure students have high aspirations and achieve their best.  The postholder will have significant influence in the development of the psychology curriculum, potentially exploring its place within Key Stage 4 in the future, meaning the role would suit an experienced teacher or an ambitious and skilled new teacher.  Both full time and part time applications will be considered.

We have a strong commitment to continuous professional development and teacher work-life balance.

If you wish to find out more about the Social Sciences Faculty, please click on the link:   https://www.birchwoodonline.co.uk/students/social-sciences/

If you have any further questions about the post, please feel free to email Stuart Levey, Head of Faculty, on slevey@birchwoodhigh.org.uk.  Informal visits are welcome.  To arrange please contact our HR Manager on 01279 655936.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Birchwood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1425 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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