This job expired on 23 April 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Part time: 0.44FTE

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Teachers Pay Scales (£28,000 - £43,685)

Pay scale

M1 to U3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Good/outstanding classroom teacher with high expectations and aspirations for our students’ achievement and behaviour

Experience/knowledge of current initiatives relating to achievement and inclusion in Psychology

Track record as a successful classroom practitioner (Ofsted criteria) across the secondary school age and ability range.

Clear commitment to continuous school improvement

*The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and students and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential to this role

An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills

To have an understanding of the desired outcomes of the teaching of Psychology

The effective use of ICT to deliver teaching and learning

Must be able to show evidence of an alignment with the values of Mercia Learning Trust both in words and behaviours

To be reliable, have the ability to work hard and be an effective team player

Be able to manage a demanding workload, meet deadlines and give freely of your time

To have shown an interest and success in dealing with young people and their welfare.

A good sense of humour

Attention to detail

What the school offers its staff

The school is proud to be at the heart of Mercia Learning Trust thatstartedwithKing Ecgbert School and now comprises 6 schoolsboth primary and secondary across the south west of Sheffield. The Trust is led by its CEO, Chris Frenchand all the schools benefit from an expert central services team.

The school is principally as strong as it is because highly qualified teachers teach excellent lessonswith high expectations of all students in terms of attendance, behaviour, attitude and character. The teaching team arebacked up by an exceptional team of support staffwho are experts in their field.

When we make appointments we are looking to strengthen an outstanding team; working in such a high achieving school is demandingbut the camaraderie of working together to achieve excellence makes it a very rewarding place to work. The school is committed to staff development and supporting the career progression of the ambitious and talented.

Commitment to safeguarding

Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. If you are shortlisted, your suitability to work with children will be explored, and this will include disclosing convictions. The information you disclose may be discussed with you during the interview.

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About King Ecgbert School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1387 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The school is exceptionally strong - rated outstanding by Ofsted, and has academic results that are consistently ‘well above average’. This is a truly comprehensive school serving both disadvantaged and highly affluent communities. We are proud of our diversity, with 20% of students disadvantaged, 30% EAL and 40% from BAME communities. The school leadership is motivated by social mobility, inclusiveness and a focus on vulnerable learners. We are looking for applicants who are committed to serving a diverse population and have experiences and perspectives that will enrich our work. The school is proud to offer one of Sheffield’s Integrated Resources for children with ASD. The sixth form is highly regarded for its record, not just of helping students access top Russell Group and Oxbridge Universities but also enabling students to be the first in their families to access Higher Education.
The school is proud to be at the heart of Mercia Learning Trust that started with King Ecgbert School and now comprises 6 schools both primary and secondary across the south west of Sheffield. The Trust is led by its CEO, Chris French and all the schools benefit from an expert central services team.

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