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Teacher Of Psychology - Full-time

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-204T
  • Posted:21/05/2020
  • Pay:MPS/ UPS
  • Start Date:1 September 2020
  • App Close Date:04/06/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Appointment of Teacher of Psychology MPS/UPS

(Opportunity for TLR available for the right candidate)


Information for Applicants

Required from September 2020 an inspiring and dynamic Psychology teacher to teach Psychology to KS5 students.  The successful candidate will play a key role in the development of Psychology as one of the school’s most popular Sixth Form options.  Applications are invited from creative and ambitious professionals with leadership potential who can make a substantial impact on our continuous improvement.

This is a post for a suitably ambitious teacher; you might be an experienced colleague or even an NQT.  However, you will be committed to achieving high standards in all areas of school life and can show the potential to contribute a great deal to the future development of Psychology at Borden Grammar School.  You will have a clear ethos about why students should study your subject and the drive and determination to achieve the best for all students that you teach.

Application process

Whilst the closing date is 12 noon on Thursday 4 June 2020 the school reserves the right to consider the merit of early applications and invite those candidates to interview early. If you would like to apply, please return a fully completed application form (leaving no gaps in employment) and email to Ms Bateman at lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk . Please do not submit a CV.

You are welcome to provide a letter of application as a continuation of the application form.

Borden Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note Borden operates a no smoking policy

Information about the school

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012.

Borden Grammar is committed to:

• Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond.

The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2013 and November 2016. The inspectors concluded that:

• All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

GDPR Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees' details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Lara Bateman
  • Address:Borden Grammar School, Avenue Of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
  • Telephone: 01795 424192
  • Email: lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01795 424026


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