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Psychology Teacher

Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeBlackpool

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Psychology Teacher to join our team. This fixed-term position, commencing in August 2021 is well suited to you if you are either looking for the first steps into teaching or if you are looking to advance an already established career in a thriving and supportive workplace. This post is full time until the end of the autumn term, then 0.4 FTE for the remainder of the academic year.

Based in our Social Sciences department you will work closely with others in the department to support your students to achieve their ambitions. A-level Psychology has encountered a significant growth in terms of student numbers and is a popular subject choice for young people on the Fylde Coast. A-level Psychology has achieved outstanding results in 2019/20 with our students achieving above the national average, 100% pass rate, 70% high grades and 33% upper high grades.  The subject has developed excellent links with a vast range of universities and local employers to support students' future progression.

A day in social sciences could see you: 

  • planning and delivering quality first teaching to the highest standard
  • working collaboratively with others in the department to develop schemes of work and resources adapted to suit the needs of all students
  • providing academic support for students 
  • being involved in developing work experience opportunities for students 
  • supporting students with their progression opportunities

Do you have a degree in a relevant subject? Are you a qualified teacher, or studying to be one? Are you ready to meet and exceed the goals of your students? If you have answered yes to these questions then click here to apply now and find out more about the college.  

Closing date: Wednesday 14th April 2021

Interviews: Thursday 22nd April 2021

It is planned that this recruitment will be held onsite, however, this is subject to change and we may decide to hold this remotely via Google Meet. If the interviews are held in person this will be with COVID secure measures in place. 

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have an established health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. 

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Due to the number of applications we get for each post, we will only be able to contact you should you be shortlisted for an interview.

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