Teacher of Psychology

Status: Full-time and permanent 32.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,714 to £41,604
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 2nd March 2021, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Thomas Rotherham College is the largest sixth form college provider in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We have a tradition of achievement and aim to provide a future of opportunity to all our students. Psychology sits within the Faculty of Social and Earth Sciences which has some of the best results and most innovative teaching in the college.

With a growth in student recruitment, an opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic and high-quality teacher to the department, capable of teaching across a range of subjects and, specifically, the ability to teach both A Level and BTEC Psychology.

Based at our Thomas Rotherham College site, the successful candidate will be student focused and will contribute to the continuing development of high-quality provision that requires an individual approach to each student’s support needs and individual learning plan.

Candidates must be educated to degree level and hold a PGCE/PGCE Post 16 with QTS or another appropriate and equivalent teaching qualification. Candidates must also be able to evidence successful teaching experience with 16-18 learners, including the delivery of a range of Level 3 courses.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 2nd March at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10th March. Applications are via our online application portal on our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/thomas-rotherham-college-vacancies/

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

COVID restrictions – Under the present circumstances, we have had to adopt our recruitment procedures. Candidates who would like to visit the site are welcome to contact g.jones@inspiretrust.uk to facilitate this although interested applicants should be aware that very few students are currently on site.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.


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