Teacher of Psychology (possible TLR for the right candidate), Etwall, Derbyshire

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John Port Spencer AcademyEtwall, Derbyshire
Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (possible TLR for the right candidate - this will be discussed at interview)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Psychology and Form Tutor at John Port Spencer Academy

Salary: Competitive (MPS/UPS) with possible TLR for the right candidate - this will be discussed at interview

Start date: Permanent and full time to start in January 2020 or as soon as possible

John Port Spencer Academy is a large, vibrant and energetic community school demonstrating a common purpose and ambition - to ensure the very best learning experience for each and every one of our students. We recognise that every student has their own individual strengths, gifts and talents; our aim is to ensure that these are all nurtured and developed to their full potential.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teacher of Psychology and Form Tutor who is able to engage and motivate students at KS4 and KS5. There is a possibility of a TLR for the right candidate with suitable experience. This vacancy would suit an NQT. The successful candidate will be strongly committed to the view that all students can achieve and make progress. You should be passionate about the subject and be able to inspire all students to reach their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful and enthusiastic faculty. For more information, please find the Person Specification and the Job Description attached to the advert on the Spencer Academies website.

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor, which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 19 schools (8 Secondary and 11 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

Vision 

Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe: 

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes in the secondary phase.

If you would like further information about the role, please email tbr@johnport.derbyshire.sch.uk 

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://www.satrust.com/vacancies 

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 24th October 2019 at 8.30am.

Interview dates will be confirmed as soon as possible following the closing date.

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.  



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Address: Etwall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6LU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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