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Teacher of Psychology

Avenor CollegeBUCHAREST

Avenor College is an international bilingual school rooted in Romanian culture, seeking academic excellence and personal growth. As the school expands (a new Secondary building will open in September 2022) we need to appoint enthusiastic and dynamic fully-qualified teachers who can teach up to and including A level . NQT’s are welcome to apply (we offer DfE recognised induction for NQT’s as a BSO school).

We are looking for a combination of Psychology with other subjects (preferably Business Studies).


You will be responsible for planning and delivering high-quality lessons, which will be lively and include engaging activities to help students develop accuracy, fluency and most importantly, confidence, in line with leading to outstanding outcomes in external examinations. You will also assist with other duties as required.

We strongly believe that the Avenor outstanding teacher is passionate and engaged, shares our school values, constantly reflects on their learning journey and confidently creates a variety of learning opportunities for students through thorough lesson planning and in-depth subject knowledge. 

We would welcome applicants who will fulfil the following Essential Characteristics:  

  • Relevant degree (BA in Psychology);       
  • Be able to offer Psychology to A level;        
  • Be able to offer other subjects (preferably, but not restricted to Business Studies);       
  • Psychology teaching experience with the relevant age groups outlined above;        
  • In-depth subject knowledge including assessment for learning;       
  • Proficient in English for Academic use;       
  • Be able to motivate and challenge able students by co-creating a stimulating learning experience;       
  • Be motivated to develop schemes of work and ensure that Psychology is a central aspect of the whole school curricular and co-curricular experience;       
  • Inspire trust and confidence in students, parents and colleagues, through their experience in delivering strong results along with the ability to offer CPD to colleagues in your area of specialism;       
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of Avenor College.


We value the following Personal Characteristics and would hope you might be able to demonstrate these:  

  • People oriented - building positive relationships; good team player and good team builder; excellent listener; fair and consistent;       
  • Positive outlook - in all respects a good role model who will lead by example;       
  • A high level of cultural sensitivity and the ability to treat all staff/students/parents equally regardless of nationality or background;       
  • Capacity for hard work; organised and prepared; a high degree of resilience;       
  • Healthy lifestyle;       
  • Interest and constant practice in their own personal development;       
  • Commitment to learning.


We offer:  

  • An attractive salary package;    
  • The position will be offered on an initial two-year contract term with annual renewal thereafter;       
  • Small class sizes of 18-20;        
  • Continuing professional development opportunities;       
  • Maximum contact time of 24x50 minute lessons per week;       
  • A wonderful well equipped friendly environment in which to work, with a motivated team;       
  • A great team spirit.

Application process:

Please send your complete resume/CV to hr@avenor.ro; 

Include a covering letter explaining your strengths, your reasons for wanting to work at Avenor College and a short statement outlining your educational beliefs;

Ensure that your CV includes the names of at least three referees with their current phone numbers and email addresses;

Safeguarding: 

Please be aware we take very seriously our duty of care towards all our students; as part of our safeguarding procedures we will undertake rigorous checks with referees, as well as requiring you to provide current police checks together with an updated ICPC. 

GDPR compliance: 

By submitting your CV to our registration addresses, you give us your explicit consent for processing your data only for the purposes imposed by the labour legislation. 

In accordance with our Privacy Policy, Avenor College processes personal data of candidates only for purposes governed by the Labour Code or other activities for which there is a legal basis. 

Through our internal privacy policy, we guarantee that if you are not admitted to the position you applied for, your CV will be kept in the most secure conditions for 6 months after the submission of the application.

Timescale:

Closing date: applications will be considered on receipt but we welcome early applications;

First-round interviews will be conducted via Zoom;

Final interviews for shortlisted candidates will be individually arranged.



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