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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Psychology

Working pattern

Full time: 1 FTE

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The School:

Friesland School is a values-centred organisation, and we strive to live up to our ethos of Ambition, Teamwork, Honesty and Respect in everything that we do. Our school is a vibrant and energetic educational environment, where we prioritise the academic, personal and cultural education of all our students. At Friesland we have high expectations of ourselves and those around us, working collectively to develop and improve whilst enhancing the life opportunities of our students. We have a long track record of high attainment at both Y11 and Y13, alongside a wide and varied extra-curricular provision. As someone interested in a role at our school we would urge you to come to visit us and see Friesland School for yourself, as there is no better way to learn about our wonderful school and what we offer.

The role:

We are delighted to be recruiting for a teacher of Psychology to join our high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive department. We teach a well sequenced and knowledge rich curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students to achieve positive outcomes. You will work with the Subject Leader for Social Sciences, and the wider school team to continually drive attainment and standards across the department. The ability to teach Humanities would be advantageous.

The candidate appointed will have impressive subject knowledge and a desire to be part of a team of committed professionals within the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty and the whole school. We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for Psychology. ECT's are very welcome to apply and an ability to teach Sociology would be an advantage.

The person:

We seek a teacher who has the following qualities:

  • An excellent classroom practitionersetting high expectations which motivate and challenge students in a productive learning environment;
  • Promote good outcomes by students, planning well-structured lessons;
  • Demonstrate excellent subject and curriculum knowledge;
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students;
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment;
  • A supportive member of the team who will fulfil wider professional responsibilities with high standards of personal and professional conduct.

What the school offers its staff

Why join us? Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve. We offer:

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities.
  • An array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career
  • We take the wellbeing and health of employees seriously. We have a range of support mechanisms and benefits available to employees and the Trust has signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter

Further details about the role

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

In accordance with the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates and a social media check will be required as a condition of employment.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

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)
medical
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 Friesland School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1279 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0115 939 7326

The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals.

We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools.

Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life.

We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,000 colleagues.

We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools.

These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students.

When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year.
We offer you:

• a competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and
ancillary benefits;

• an environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals;

• the chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools.

What we seek from you:
• a commitment to our ethos and values;
• a passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive
difference;
• the energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students.

We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Swanwick Hall School, Friesland School and Wilsthorpe School.

To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website.

We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.

Arranging a visit to Friesland School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@friesland.ttct.co.uk.

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