Teacher of Psychology (the ability to teach Sociology/another second subject would be an advantage)

St Bartholomew's School, Newbury, Berkshire

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Psychology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Are you an outstanding teacher looking to develop your experience and professional career? We have an opportunity for you to do this to at St Bartholomew’s School. You might have a number of years experience or just starting your career as an NQT.

We pride ourselves on our academic success. This year 83% of students achieved both GCSE English and Mathematics at level 4 or better and 29% of all grades were 9 – 7. Our extremely well subscribed sixth form also performed well with over 27% of all grades at A*A and 75% of all grades at A*-C. Each year a number of students secure places at Oxbridge and on other highly competitive courses.

We are searching for a full-time Teacher of Psychology to join us from 1 September 2020 on a permanent basis. The ability to teach another subject would be advantageous.

You will work in our committed and enthusiastic Social Sciences faculty, teaching students in a modern school, supported by an excellent house system.

We are looking for:
An enthusiastic and passionate individual who can provide first class teaching in one of our most popular A Level subjects.

We offer you:
• A vibrant school with outstanding facilities with a work room for every faculty and a laptop and desk for all teaching staff.
• Smaller than average class sizes.
• An environment where students have an excellent attitude to learning where they can grow academically and personally. Students’ behaviour and safety was judged by Ofsted as Outstanding.
• Students who, through the wide and diverse academic and extra-curricular opportunities they are offered, grow as individuals and happily contribute to the school community.
• A personalised professional development programme to support your individual career goals including opportunities to be coached or coach others, internal and external training throughout the year, lesson observation and feedback.
• Involvement in developing the school further including Action Research Teams, sharing excellent practice, an Exit Pass enabling you to spend time in other schools gaining and sharing knowledge.
• Regular opportunities for staff to come together both professionally and socially. Staff are kept up to date with regular communications as well as meetings, sports activities, social gatherings on Fridays after school.
• A free lunch every day.
• Children of staff gain admissions preference as per the School Admissions policy.

St Bart’s is a leading academy school (1900 on roll with a 6th Form of 580) in West Berkshire and our long history and excellent community links provide our students with opportunities in many ways.

Road links are good as we are close to the A34 and M4, as well as excellent public transport and within walking distance of Newbury train station.

Closing date: Sunday 26 January 2020

If selected for interview you will be given a tour of the school by our students so you can see first-hand all that we have to offer, we think you’ll be impressed. If you have any questions please contact us on 01635 521255 or email recruitment@stbarts.co.uk.

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS enhanced check along with other relevant employment checks.

Essential educational requirements

Degree level.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.

Essential skills and experience

The role is suitable for an NQT or experienced Teacher.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1903 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Bartholomew's School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@stbarts.co.uk

About St Bartholomew's School

School location

Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 6JP