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Teacher - Psychology

Exeter CollegeDevon

An exceptional opportunity has arisen to join Exeter College to teach A Level Psychology. Exeter College is an Ofsted outstanding college and consistently rated in the top 10 FE Colleges in the UK by NICDEX. Taught within the successful Faculty of Humanities, Psychology currently has a very large cohort of around 500 learners, the vast majority of which are A level students. The subject is also delivered as part of the International Baccalaureate, the BTec Applied Psychology and is an optional subject on our Access to HE course.

Exeter College is seeking to recruit an exceptional teacher who will who will support the Humanities faculty in their aspiration to deliver inspirational teaching and putting the learners at the centre of all that they do to enable them to make outstanding progress and achieve their aspirational goals. The successful candidate will join a large team of subject specialists providing the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and share best practice.

This is an ideal opportunity for a dedicated psychology specialist to bring their own ideas and strengths to the delivery of this subject at Level 3. In addition to teaching, you will be expected to offer pastoral support as a tutor. For the right candidate, there would be an opportunity to take on the role of Advanced Teaching Practitioner to lead on innovation and dissemination of best practice in teaching and learning across the College. As an ATP you will be a role model of teaching excellence across the College as well as an ambassador for the new OFSTED EIF and the College’s emerging digital agenda. This role has significant remission attached to it as well as a teaching and learning responsibility payment of £2000 per annum.

Exeter College can offer you:

• The opportunity to teach your subject specialism at Level 3 (only) to our fantastic learners who are; bright, curious, motivated and engaging young people;

• A focus on staff wellbeing and professional development;

• A supportive and inclusive learning environment in the heart of the thriving Exeter city centre just minutes from Exeter St David’s Train Station.

• To work for one of The Sunday Times top 60 Best Not -For-Profit organisations that is thriving and continuing to grow year on year.

Applications are invited from NQTs and will be considered.

If you have the drive and passion and are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning and are interested in this role, please contact the Head of Humanities to discuss the role further.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Thursday 21st January 2021. Please be aware that you will be unable to access our recruitment website between 2nd – 4th January 2021.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

We do not accept CVs; no agencies please.

Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

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