Psychology Teacher

Posted 4 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Tonbridge
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Job Description

Psychology consists of a dedicated and enthusiastic team of specialists who strive to engage and excite students across all year groups. We aim to support and promote the development of the students in our care into independent learners who can think creatively in order to reach their full potential and to achieve outstanding results. We pride ourselves on constantly looking to push the boundaries, ever looking for new ways to enhance the learning experience of the students in our care. We are keen to try new things, to learn from others and constantly reflect on our practice to ensure the experience we provide meets the needs of our learners and prepares them to question, to challenge and be challenged, to enjoy and to succeed both at School and beyond. As such we are delighted that so many of our students go on to read subjects closely related to the discipline.

 

This post would ideally suit a colleague who is looking for a challenge and wishes to work with highly motivated, extremely engaged, enthusiastic and able learners. If you are keen to develop further as a practitioner and wish to extend your repertoire of teaching and learning strategies, then Weald of Kent would be a perfect fit for you.

 

In addition to the opportunities to develop your practice within the classroom, the school offers an extensive range of professional development support including a bespoke package for those interested in working towards their next career step.

The Candidate will:

·        Have QTS and a Degree or equivalent.

·        Outstanding classroom experience.

·        The ability to teach Psychology to an A level standard.

·        Sustained Performance securing very good outcomes.

·        Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

·        Excellent behaviour management.

·        Able to consistently demonstrate effective planning and creative teaching including an ability to deliver outstanding lessons.

·        Able to support students in maintaining high standards.

·        Have up to date awareness of the curriculum.

·        Efficient and effective administrative, organisational and personal management skills.

·        Ability to inspire, challenge and motivate students.

·        Have a positive approach to education with a desire to succeed.

·        Energy, enthusiasm and perseverance.

·        Reliability and integrity.

·        Good interpersonal skills.

·        Professional appearance and manner.

·        Clear vision and educational philosophy.

·        Positive commitment to individual personal development.

·        Capacity to work hard, under pressure, to meet deadlines and manage time effectively.

·        Adaptable and amenable with respect to working practices.

·        Ability to work independently and in a team, take a collaborative approach.

·        Ability to build supportive working relationships with colleagues.

·        Commitment to supporting the full life of the school.

·        An ongoing commitment to inclusion.

·        Have an enhanced DBS registered on the update service.

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