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Teacher of Psychology - Part-time

Earlscliffe Independent Sixth Form College, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-6138-175T
  • Posted:15/04/2024
  • Pay:Commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:1 September 2024
  • App Close Date:03/05/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 13 May 2024


We are currently seeking a part time Teacher of Psychology. The successful candidate will bring with them enthusiasm for this subject area with an overarching ability to engage our students. This role will commence from 1 September 2024. 

If you possess a passion for the subject, extensive knowledge, and excellent skills that you can impart to both our students and staff, we encourage you to apply.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the continued development of an outstanding Psychology department that teaches up to A level. As part of our friendly and supportive team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of our young people.

The successful applicant will report to the Deputy Head and will have responsibility for teaching and learning, achievement and attainment of their subject within the department.

We are keen to hear from you if you are:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner
  • Well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Excited at the prospect of teaching bright, hard-working students

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfill and exceed their potential
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Small class sizes
  • Long holidays
  • Free meals form our in-house catering team
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme


This is a part time position. The timetable can be arranged over 3 or 4 days per week. 

For an informal chat or to ask any questions please contact Niall Johnson, Acting Head - nialljohnson@earlscliffe.co.uk 

Information about the school

Earlscliffe was founded as an independent, day and boarding, sixth form college in 2012 and is part of the Dukes Education group of elite educational establishments.

We offer a gold standard A-level programme in traditional subjects providing the best academic preparation for entry into the worlds most competitive universities.

Earlscliffe offers a personalised education like no other college of its kind, drawing on the traditions and methods of Oxbridge colleges, top public schools, Ivy League universities and innovative best practice.

Earlscliffe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure applications to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), verification of candidates’ right to work in the UK and other pre-employment checks as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023). Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of our recruitment process. We value diversity and promote equality for all.

We reserve the right to close vacancies early so please apply as soon as possible

For further details on our Safeguarding Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy, please see our school website: https://www.earlscliffe.co.uk/about-earlscliffe/policies/.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.