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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 1:13pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 – £43,685 (MPS/UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Psychology who makes student learning and progress central to their teaching.

The successful candidate will be highly qualified and be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainments and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively.

You will be passionate about your specialist subject and positively seek to influence your field and Academy. The Social Studies Faculty offers a wide range of subjects delivered by a large team a specialist teachers. Subjects offered included PSHE at key stages three and four, at GCSE Psychology, Sociology, Child Development and Business are taught, at post 16 A levels and Cambridge Nationals are available in Psychology, Sociology, Law, Business, Politics and Health & Social Care.

The team of teachers are supportive of each other and the students. Many students choose multiple subjects in the Faculty and a large number go on to study these subjects at university or to work in the field. As a result, teachers within Social Studies are expected to teach more than one subject and a willingness to do so is desirable. All members of the team are valued for their skills, whatever the stage of their careers, and are encouraged to contribute to the development of the Faculty. If you are ready to inspire our students and have a love of Psychology we would be interested in hearing from you with the possibility of you joining us in the next phase of development in our Academy.

What the school offers its staff

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • BHSF healthcare scheme

Further details about the role

If you would like to discuss the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 216837 and ask to speak to Samantha McCauley, HR Officer.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

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About The Pingle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1427 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01283 216837

The Pingle Academy is a successful and well-respected comprehensive school which became an academy in May 2017 as part of the de Ferrers Trust. We currently cater for 1429 students aged 11–19 and have been over-subscribed for the past five years. The academy enjoys an excellent reputation.

Our academy is truly inclusive and includes Enhanced Resource Sections for students with mild learning difficulties and students with more complex needs. In addition, we have our own alternative provision, which caters for a small number of students who find mainstream classes challenging. Our staff share responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to learn and work and are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all our students, whatever their abilities, to ensure that every student’s potential is fulfilled.

We are proud of our caring and inclusive community, and our values of WORK HARD, BE KIND, CHOOSE WISELY are present in all aspects of academy life.

In 2019, the academy enjoyed its best-ever results both at GCSE and A Level. In October 2021, OFSTED judged the academy as GOOD in all areas.

Our priority is to help parents/carers prepare their children for adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We aim to provide a broad and stimulating curriculum; we set high expectations for work and behaviour, and we encourage students to aspire to these standards with confidence.

We value our staff, ensuring that we look after and care for their wellbeing through professional development, mental health provision and supporting staff with their workload.

Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email careers@deferrerstrust.com.

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