Teacher / Lecturer in Psychology, Wakefield

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Wakefield CollegeWakefield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £31,022 per annum (dependent on qualifications)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity to join the successful Sixth Form at Wakefield College. Wakefield Sixth Form has a strong academic ethos; working towards excellence for our students and helping each individual to achieve their full potential. The overall A level pass rate is consistently high, at 97% and above. Psychology is a popular subject in the Wakefield Sixth Form. 

Teacher / Lecturer in Psychology

  • Job ref: 0597
  • 37 hours per week
  • £24,514 - £25,990 per annum (Unqualified) or £26,767- £31,022 per annum (Qualified)
  • Wakefield City Campus

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher/lecturer, preferably with a track record of success in teaching A level Psychology. As a member of the Sixth Form, you will be joining a team of professional, dedicated and experienced A level teachers in a positive and supportive environment where staff enjoy a good sense of camaraderie and have high expectations of themselves and their students

This is an exciting opportunity to join the successful Sixth Form at Wakefield College. Wakefield Sixth Form has a strong academic ethos; working towards excellence for our students and helping each individual to achieve their full potential. The overall A level pass rate is consistently high, at 97% and above. Psychology is a popular subject in the Wakefield Sixth Form. 

Teacher / Lecturer in Psychology

  • Job ref: 1746
  • 37 hours per week
  • £24,514 - £25,990 per annum (Unqualified) or £26,767- £31,022 per annum (Qualified)
  • Wakefield City Campus

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher/lecturer, preferably with a track record of success in teaching A level Psychology. As a member of the Sixth Form, you will be joining a team of professional, dedicated and experienced A level teachers in a positive and supportive environment where staff enjoy a good sense of camaraderie and have high expectations of themselves and their students

As a Lecturer in Psychology, you should: 

  • Have experience of teaching A level Psychology
  • Have experience of adopting a range of teaching and learning strategies
  • Have a degree in Psychology (or other related discipline)
  • Hold GCSE A* - C in Maths and English qualifications (Grades 9 - 4) or equivalent

You should also be able to demonstrate: 

  • An up-to-date knowledge of the relevant curriculum
  • The ability to plan, deliver, assess and evaluate teaching and learning activities effectively
  • A track record of good success rates in teaching and learning

Benefits include:

  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Generous Annual Leave (37 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days) 
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards, Staff BBQ, Christmas Party
  • Good Pension Scheme

Closing date: 11.00am on Monday 24 June 2019

Interview date: Provisionally Monday 1 July 2019

See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

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Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wakefield Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 789789
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