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Teacher of criminology/psychology

King Edward VI College StourbridgeStourbridge, West Midlands

King Edward VI College, Stourbridge is a sixth form college, operating within the further education sector.  The college specialises in the delivery of A levels for 16 to 19 year olds, offering a broad curriculum with extensive enrichment opportunities.  The college is a vibrant, inclusive community with over 2000 students from a variety of cultural and social backgrounds, all united in their enthusiasm for learning.

We seek a teacher of A-level psychology with the ability to teach the WJEC level 3 applied diploma in criminology, with an anticipated start date of 1 September 2021. The FTE is expected to be between 0.8 FTE and full-time. 

Working as part of both the vibrant psychology and criminology teams, the post holder will play a key role in inspiring students to engage with the subject material and to participate actively in lessons.  As a committed and dedicated teacher, the post holder will contribute to this new and expanding subject area, ensuring students benefit from a high quality learning experience.

Applications will be welcomed from well-qualified graduates, wishing to begin their teaching career by specialising in sixth form teaching.  Newly qualified teachers are able to acquire qualified teacher status at sixth form colleges and the college arranges for the necessary pre-16 teaching experience at one of our partner 11-16 schools.  For experienced teachers, post-16 experience in sixth form, tertiary or general FE colleges and maintained or independent schools will be equally relevant.  Although a postgraduate teaching qualification is preferred, applicants without this qualification are also encouraged to apply.  The college is fully committed to supporting all members of staff through staff development and in-service training.

This is a permanent, part-time or full-time post, subject to the conditions of service handbook of the Sixth Form Colleges Association.  Salary will be paid on the Sixth Form Colleges Association teacher staff pay scale, NSP 1 – 9 (£24,765 - £40,418), depending on experience

Full requirements for the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification or from the college: email hr@kedst.ac.uk ; or access information via the college website: www.kedst.ac.uk .

Please note that CVs cannot be accepted.  Applications must be sent electronically in the original format (Word document).  Closing date for applications is 9:00 am Monday 1 February 2021. Interviews will be arranged via remote technology (TBC).

King Edward VI College, Stourbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The college celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

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