Teacher of Psychology

Swanwick Hall School, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1AE

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    February 2022 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,898

Actual salary

£22,400 - £35,118

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

we are delighted to be recruiting for a teacher of A - Level 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 candidate appointed will have impressive subject knowledge and a desire to be part of a team of committed professionals within the Social Sciences Faculty and the whole school. We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for Psychology.

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
  • The ideal candidate for the role will have experience teaching A – Level Psychology

What the school offers its staff

  • 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 takethe 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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.

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About Swanwick Hall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1106 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01623 259609

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