Sandwell Academy is one of the top performing schools in the Sandwell region. The Academy is annually over-subscribed and a hugely popular destination for students. We have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row due to the dedication and team spirit of all members for the Academy and the culture of celebrating success.
Due to continued growth we are now seeking a Teacher of Psychology with Health & Social Care to join our team asap. This post would suit a teacher at any stage of their career and offers an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professionals to launch or develop their career with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff. The successful candidate must be able to teach at KS4 and KS5.
Joining the Psychology and Health and Social Care team within the Science department at Sandwell Academy will provide an exciting challenge, and an opportunity to inspire and engage young people in their education. All teaching venues at Sandwell Academy have interactive whiteboards. We have two programmable baby dolls within the department and we seek to use educational visits and speakers to enthuse students in their Health and Social care studies. Students enjoy learning how local care settings function, such as nurseries and old people’s homes. They also study legislation and health and safety regulations. Psychology is offered at A-level and is always a very popular choice with students, with two classes currently at AS. Students study AQA Psychology and have two sessions a week of two hours 40 minutes duration.
Salary & Benefits
Salaries are competitive and above national pay scales. Successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary.
You will enjoy working in state of the art facilities, with a calm positive and respectful environment.
You will be given 80% teaching commitment, allowing you time to develop excellent lessons. Up to 10 days per year are also allocated for professional development.
We also offer a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite.
If you are keen to work in a successful and growing academy, which encourages staff to aim high in their own careers, this could be a great opportunity for you.
Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education to arrange this.
For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education:
T: 0121 236 4476
Closing date: 9am Monday 9 December*
* We reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary. Candidates are encouraged to return their application as soon as possible.
Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.