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Job Description

Job Title:
Humanities and Psychology Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
Senior School
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Rachel Cannon, Senior School Head Teacher
Requisition Number:
02-2021-065
Summary

We are looking for a Humanities/ Psychology teacher who will form part of a dynamic and highly successful Humanities Department. The position is as part of a team responsible for teaching KS 3 Humanities (History and Geography)  as well as Psychology for KS 5 A level and IGCSE Global Perspectives.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Have the ability to teach across the age and ability range including KS3/KS4 and KS5
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and proficiently
  • Have decisiveness in classroom control and managing practicals
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress with excellent personal administration skills
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Have a good grasp of educational technology and how it is implemented to enhance learning opportunities
  • Be fluent in English, oral and written
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changes with regards to distance learning if necessary
  • Be committed to the school’s pastoral system in the role of form tutor 
  • Be committed to supporting student wellbeing and academic care
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher and Head of Department
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area. Certification should be from a nationally recognised institution
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience:

  • Prior experience as a KS3/4/5 Humanities teacher.
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office

Skills:

  • Classroom teachers should be able to demonstrate relevant experience and certification in teaching similar school programs as the applied for position (preferred)
  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of continued professional development
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to lead an after-school activity