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Teacher of Psychology

Avanti House Secondary SchoolStanmore

Avanti House School are seeking to are appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Psychology. The successful candidate will teach Key Stage 5: Year 12 and Year 13 students.

Psychology is a popular subject at A-level, with many students continuing to follow their interest in the subject, and study it at degree level. Currently, the Psychology department in Avanti House School consists of one member of staff, and due to the popularity of the subject, we would like to expand the team. 

Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of teaching the AQA specification for Psychology. There is some flexibility with regards the hours worked (full or part time considered).  This is currently a fixed-term contract ending July 2022, however there is a possibility of it becoming a permanent position. Whether you are an experienced teacher looking for flexibility, or an NQT looking to professionally develop your skills – this role would be suitable for you. An ability to offer a second subject would be welcome.

The potential candidate for this position will share the Avanti way ethos, and help nurture the pillars of academic excellence, character development and spiritual insight, whilst nurturing our students’ love of the subject and achieving the best outcomes for them. Our students are hard-working, eager and have a great thirst for learning; they make our job delightful. This is a rewarding and important position and an opportunity to contribute to the vision of a growing Psychology department.

Avanti House is a secondary school 11-19 school that opened in 2012. Currently there are 1144 students with a Sixth Form of Year 12 & 13. Avanti schools are Hindu-designated faith schools. However, all staff members at Avanti House School will not be required to present themselves from any specific faith background and there will be no preference given in this regard. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding.

We are looking for an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas to lead by example and act as a strong role model to students. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Full details of the recruitment timeline and application process can be found by visiting References will be taken up for all short-listed candidates prior to interview.

Avanti House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have a DBS check. 

We welcome applications from all ages, gender, background and from candidates with disabilities. This position is not suitable for a job share. Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

The DEADLINE for applications is midday, 17th September 2021 

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