• Full Time
  • Essex
  • £120-£199 per day GBP / Day

Website 4myschools

Psychology Teacher Castle Point Essex

Vacancy Details: Psychology Teacher Castle Point Essex

School Overview:

A school in Castle Point, Essex is a thriving educational institution committed to providing a supportive and engaging learning environment for students. They believe in the holistic development of their students, fostering critical thinking skills, empathy, and emotional intelligence. As we continue to expand their curriculum, they are seeking a dedicated and passionate Psychology Teacher to join their team from September.

Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable Psychology Teacher who is passionate about helping students explore the complexities of the human mind and behaviour. As a Psychology Teacher, you will be responsible for designing and delivering engaging lessons, facilitating meaningful discussions, and fostering a love for the subject. You will inspire students to critically analyse psychological theories and concepts, encouraging them to apply these principles to real-world scenarios.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Plan and deliver comprehensive lessons in accordance with the school’s curriculum, ensuring effective differentiation to meet the needs of diverse learners.
2. Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes active learning and student engagement.
3. Foster a passion for psychology by employing innovative teaching methods, such as group work, case studies, multimedia resources, and practical experiments.
4. Provide timely and constructive feedback to students, helping them track their progress and identify areas for improvement.
5. Collaborate with colleagues to develop and refine the psychology curriculum, incorporating contemporary research and emerging trends in the field.
6. Support and mentor students, offering guidance for further study and career paths in psychology.
7. Monitor and assess student performance through regular formative and summative assessments, maintaining accurate records of their progress.
8. Establish strong communication channels with parents/guardians, providing regular updates on student progress and addressing any concerns in a timely manner.
9. Engage in professional development opportunities to stay abreast of the latest developments in psychology and educational pedagogy.
10. Contribute to the wider school community by participating in extracurricular activities, school events, and faculty meetings as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

– A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field (a Master’s degree is highly desirable).
– Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
– A solid understanding of psychology principles, theories, and research methods.
– Experience teaching psychology at the secondary school level (previous experience teaching in the UK is an advantage).
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
– Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities effectively.
– A commitment to ongoing professional development and a passion for staying up-to-date with developments in the field.

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.

We are a forward thinking, supportive team of industry experts

We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work and how you wish to be paid with PAYE as an option

We also use a fantastic app called ‘updatedge’ which allows you to update your own availability; receive and apply to job offers instantly; and connect direct to hiring managers – all from your smart phone or desktop.

We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website: https://www.4myschools.org/about-us/giving-back/

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard.

We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements.

We have robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards

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