Teacher of Psychology

London Academy of Excellence, London

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Psychology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £28,550 to £40,800

Job summary

We seek someone with strong academic qualifications who is passionate and committed to high academic standards in their subject. A teaching qualification is not necessarily required for this post, but a passion and aptitude for teaching and imparting knowledge is essential.

The successful applicant will be joining one of LAE’s most successful departments, which achieved record-breaking results of 80% A*/A, 96% A*-B in summer 2019. Many students hold offers to study psychology at the country’s leading universities.

Essential educational requirements

• A good honours degree directly or closely related to the subject that the applicant wishes to teach.
• Excellent grades at A-Level or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

QTS is not a requirement.

Essential skills and experience

• The ability to teach good or outstanding A level lessons.
• The ability to use data to raise pupil achievement.
• Excellent interpersonal skills including building good relationships with colleagues and sixth formers.
• Effective oral and written communication.
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Commitment to providing any necessary additional support so sixth formers achieve A*, A and B grades.
• Commitment to providing enriching extra and co-curricular activities.
• Belief that pupils can achieve highly regardless of background.
• Enthusiasm, humour and initiative.
• Resilience, flexibility and an ability to work under pressure.
• A belief that the best interests of pupils always come first and that safeguarding concerns must be acted on quickly.

Employee benefits

LAE can offer you:

• the opportunity to teach your subject to the highest standard to many of the most able and inquisitive young people in east London;
• regular, high-quality continuous professional development and support;
• a modern and positive learning environment minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford Station;
• collaborative working with our world-class partner schools: Brighton College, Caterham School, Eton College, Forest School, Highgate School and UCS Hampstead.
• for NQTs, an excellent support programme, where new teachers are “guided skilfully to develop their practice as part of cohesive and collegiate team” (NPW Quality Assurance report).

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase 16-19
School size 483 pupils enrolled
Age range 16 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website London Academy of Excellence website (opens in a new window)
Contact email james.kane@lae.ac.uk

About London Academy of Excellence

School location

Broadway House, London, E15 1AJ