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Teacher of Psychology

Location
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TW
College
USP College
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£24,024 - £37,261
Posted
26th October 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
8th December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1281814
Job Reference
SR1029
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Maternity
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1281814

Salary: £24,024 - £37,261 FTE

Location: Cross Campus (Benfleet and Grays Essex)

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interviews (Week commencing): Immediately following successful shortlisting

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

REF: SR1029

Job Overview:

As a College, our strategy is Career Focused Learning and ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do.

As a USP teacher, you will be responsible for inspiring and challenging students towards their aspirations. If you have a passion for Psychology and want the opportunity to use that subject knowledge and expertise to help young people achieve their future career aspirations, then we want to invest in you.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a high quality workforce to help our students reach their full potential. We are looking for innovative curriculum staff who want to work in an environment where staff and students are given the opportunity to inspire and grow.

As a prospective member of the Humanities team, you should be a subject specialist who will inspire and motivate your students to exceed their aspirations. You will be able to build positive relationships with young people and support them to achieve their long term career goals. You will be able to use your expertise and emotional intelligence to unlock barriers to your students’ progress and provide the tools, support and challenge they need to go forwards. As a college who promote innovation we are keen to develop virtual learning for our learners and would therefore welcome candidates who demonstrate an interest and desire to develop this method of teaching and learning.

We welcome and encourage applications from all levels of experience. We have the ability to support applicants with a degree in Psychology to achieve a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. We are keen to invest in and support the development and wellbeing of our staff no matter what stage of their career. USP staff have access to a broad range of opportunities to further develop their practice. At USP we can boast that we give our teachers weekly opportunities to engage in professional development, in order to stimulate progressive approaches to inspire and challenge our students.

WHAT WE OFFER:

A college environment fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.

A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.

A two year funded teaching course , providing the opportunity to complete a recognised post 16 teaching qualification*

A successful NQT support program.

Excellent CPD opportunities.

Well-being days & activities

Free onsite parking.

Onsite canteen & coffee shop.

Cycle to work scheme*

Discounted gym membership.

Electric Vehicle Scheme*

Eye Care Vouchers scheme.

*subject to terms & conditions

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

Experienced industry based individuals will be considered and given the opportunity to secure a role leading to the completion of a recognised post-16 teaching qualification.

Honours Degree. (Ideally within the subject area you wish to teach)

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery (not applicable to Industry based professionals)

High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.

The ability to work towards deadlines.

The ability to motivate both students and your peers.

Excellent attendance and punctuality.

This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Self-declaration is subject to Ministry of Justice guidance on the disclosure of criminal records, further information can be found on GOV UK

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability for working with children and/or vulnerable adults, which may include online searches.


To apply and be considered for this position, please visit our website.

Safeguarding Statement:

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability of working with children.