Teacher of Psychology (between 0.3 and 0.6), Surrey

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Reigate CollegeSurrey

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Up to FTE of £39,695 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Situated in the heart of one of Surrey’s traditional market towns, Reigate College is one of the most successful sixth form providers in the UK. Described by Ofsted as “outstanding” on every measure we are a National Teaching School, known for quality, success and innovation.

The College is seeking to appoint a qualified, enthusiastic and energetic teacher who has excellent subject knowledge as a permanent, part-time Teacher of Psychology (FTE 0.33 to 0.61). The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Psychology.   

The Psychology Department is one of the largest departments in the College with well over 350 students following the subject to A level.  It is situated in a designated teaching area with IT facilities and has success rates well above the national average. The Department is graded as outstanding. The Department follows the Edexcel syllabus.

The Department is very supportive, both to staff and students who are encouraged to undertake work within the Department if they wish to further their studies or need extra support. This has resulted in a good retention rate and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.   Further information about the Department can be found at www.reigate.ac.uk  in the Course Directory section.  

This post is suitable both for experienced teachers and those beginning their career in the profession. Above all, we are seeking someone with an excellent knowledge of Psychology and the ability to make the subject come alive for our students. We also want to appoint a good team player who will be skilful at motivating and encouraging colleagues to try out new approaches and resources. The person appointed must be confident in the use of Information Technology in all aspects of their work

The post is available from 1st September 2018 and the part-time fraction is between 33.33% (7 periods per week) and 61.90% (13 periods per week). The full-time equivalent salary is up to £39,695 per annum (Point PSP3 including Reigate College Allowance and the Professional Standards payment where applicable).   

Candidates are asked to complete the Teachers application form and return it to the Personnel Department no later than 9.00 a.m. on Monday 21 May 2018.   

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate their results (A*-B grades, retention, value added), as well as particular strengths, experiences and interests that they would bring to this post itself and more generally to College life outside of their teaching commitment.

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Reigate College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 221118
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Reigate College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, sixth form college situated in Reigate, Surrey. It educates students from 16-19 years on a single site, recruiting approximately 35% of learners from local partner schools. 

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