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Psychology Teacher

Career Teachers
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14 Jun 2021

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Starting in September 2021, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable Secondary Teacher, responsible for teaching Psychology to mixed ability groups of pupils aged 11 to 16 years (Key Stage 3 and 4). This is a role for someone seasoned in Psychology, you will be working as the Head of Department so experience to Key stage 5 is vital.

An Ofsted Outstanding Secondary school in Southall is looking for a dedicated Psychology teacher who can develop ideas for lessons and approaches to teaching. Preparing pupils for exams, assessments and the next stage of their academic careers.

This Secondary in Southall, is an inclusive learning environment committed to engaging and inspiring pupils to achieve their potential . At its heart is the core value of equality and tolerance.

Development and opportunity

This is the ideal opportunity if you are looking for a teaching position that will challenge you to use a variety of teaching methods and new developments in the curriculum to teach a range of year groups, containing pupils of various abilities, attitudes and experiences.

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Secondary Teacher you will:

Plan appropriate and effective lessons ensuring all pupils are learning to the best of their ability.
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to pupils.
Plan your lessons to meet the Curriculum for Excellence national guidance.
Keep up to date with changes and developments to the national teaching curriculum.
Work with colleagues to plan and coordinate lessons.
Design and maintain classroom display and resources.
Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet pupils' varying needs and interests.
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides pupils with opportunities to observe, question and investigate.
Motivate pupils with enthusiastic and creative work schemes using different teaching methods, including solo work, group work, whole-class work, demonstrations, and experiments.
Direct the work of learning support and Teaching Assistants (TAs).
Provide a safe and healthy environment and follow safeguarding procedures.
Attend meetings, parent's evenings and teacher training programmes.
Organise outings, after school clubs, school social activities and sports events.
Take responsibility for the academic progress of each pupil.
Establish and enforce rules for behaviour and procedures for maintaining order among the pupils.
Challenge and rectify inappropriate behaviour following the school's behaviour policy.
Create a classroom environment that learners respect and work together to achieving learning goals.
Encourage pupils to research topics themselves, helping and supporting individual pupils as required.
Setting assignments, projects and tests, carrying out continuous assessment, marking pupils' work and writing reports.
Carry out administrative work, including keeping a register of pupils, updating records and writing reports.
Set and mark homework, record completion and individual pupil progress.
Participate in training and development sessions at the school, partner schools or other training organisations.
Liaise with senior leadership, parents and external bodies concerning progress, behaviour, child protection and health.
Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child/children's progress and determine priorities and resource needs.
Organise subject outings, after school clubs, exam revision classes or school social activities.
Perform administrative and supervisory duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall, cafeteria and playground monitoring.Qualifications/Licences/Certifications


5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English, Maths and Science.
Diploma in Education (PGDE - Scotland).
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).and

Previous secondary school teaching experience.
Great English language and Mathematical skills.
Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.Skills focus

If you are looking for a teaching role that demands the application of exciting and engaging teaching skills to bring a subject to life, this is the perfect Secondary Teacher role for you. Apply today.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients
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