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Teacher of Psychology

Pendleton Sixth Form CollegeSalford

Teacher of Psychology

Reference: SCCG2328 | Closing Date: 09/01/2022 | Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Salary: £23,925 - £39,624. Incremental progression throughout the band is available.  

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 30th April 2023 (maternity cover) | Hours per Week: 1.0 FTE | Location: Dronfield Road, M6 7FR

Pendleton Sixth Form College is looking to recruit a hardworking and driven full-time teacher of Psychology on a fixed term contract until April 2023. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic teaching professional with excellent subject knowledge and a strong academic background. It is essential that candidates are passionate about working in education and with young people and have high standards of achievement for all learners. We welcome applications from experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers. For Early Career Teachers (ECTs), we offer a full support programme which means you will be qualified to advance your future career in education. 

The Department and Role

The Social Sciences department comprises of Psychology and Sociology. 

Psychology is one of the most popular courses at Pendleton Sixth Form College and we offer two Level 3 Psychology courses. The A Level Psychology specification is with the OCR exam board and the BTEC Applied Psychology course is with Pearson.  The successful candidate may be required to teach on both A Level and BTEC Applied Psychology. 

We have a large department made up of experienced teachers and early career teachers. Many of our teachers have industry experience in areas such as mental health and speech and language therapy and some have worked in schools and colleges overseas. Our key strengths are that teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do and we are proud to create supportive and academically challenging environments for our students to thrive in. We seek to appoint a teacher who is a team player and can bring imagination to their teaching. They need to skilled in using technology to assist learning (e.g. Microsoft Teams), can instill passion and enjoyment about learning and can develop positive relationships with students.  

How to Apply

To apply for this job, please complete the registration and online application form via our website.

Reasons to Join Us: 

• Sixth Form College’s Association style terms and conditions (195 days) and automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• A range of developmental & career opportunities including a dedicated hour per week for CPD

• Staff Benefits Package with the best discounts and savings for high-street retailers, holidays and cinemas

• Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and health cash plans

• Dedicated staff wellbeing days throughout the year

• Family Friendly & Flexible Working Policies

• 3pm finish on Fridays

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