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Job details
Employer Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College
Location Cheshire West and Chester
Salary MPR/UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Psychology to join our successful Humanities team in this high-performing and inclusive 11-18 academy school with over a 1100 students on roll and growing. This is an exciting opportunity to join this highly successful academy and lead school in the Cheshire Vale Teaching School Alliance where teamwork, leadership, and enthusiasm for learning are all notable strengths.   The ability to teach the subject to A Level is essential.  Psychology is a very popular option for our sixth form students.                       

Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted:  ‘The ethos and culture of the school develop both students and staff equally well and create an enthusiasm for learning.’  ‘The sixth form is outstanding. It is highly successful in helping students to move on to higher education, training or employment.’  ‘Leaders at all levels, managers and governors are relentless in their drive to bring about further improvement, particularly to the quality of teaching and students’ achievement.’

You will:

  • Be an inspirational Teacher of Psychology with a track record of ensuring excellent results throughout the age and ability range
  • Be highly organised, and passionate about ensuring excellence for all in teaching, learning and achievement 
  • Be aspirational about your own professional development and have excellent communication and motivational skills
  • Be committed to providing the best possible opportunities for all our young people


We can offer you:

  • Support and challenge from a high performing leadership team
  • The scope to be creative and innovative in developing approaches to teaching, learning and the curriculum


You will find a school and sixth form that build strong partnerships between staff, students, parents and the wider community. We have a talented hardworking staff, united in their belief that only the best is good enough for our young people. If you are approachable, able to inspire, challenge and develop colleagues, and want to share your vision, passion and energy through leading in this key role, then this may be the job for you!

Application forms and further details: Available to download from  www.tarporleyhigh.co.uk

Closing date: 26 April 2017  

Interviews for both positions will take place during w/c 1 May 2017

This school 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. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

EARLY APPLICATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED

Locations and contacts

Eaton Road
Tarporley
Cheshire
CW6 0BL
United Kingdom
+44 1829 733945