Peter Symonds College

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Teacher of Psychology (part-time or full-time)

Peter Symonds College is currently recruiting for a new teacher to join a committed, high-achieving department. The successful candidate could either be a newly qualified or qualified teacher, we would consider part-time (3.5 days a week) or full time.

The details for this post are as follows:

Reference (please quote):
£30,500-£47,133 Main Scale FTE, pro-rata for part time
Full time or 3.5 days a week
Start Date:
August 2024
Interview Date:
Thursday 18 April 2024
Closing Date:
Thursday 11 April 2024 (Midnight)

Information About The Post

Peter Symonds is a vibrant sixth form college in Winchester which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. We have a large team of committed and talented staff who are at the heart of the success of the College.

Psychology is a thriving department, with over 900 students studying the subject at A level, following the AQA specification. We have twelve teaching staff in the team and students are taught by two teachers, each covering different topics. Achievement levels are high, with a significant number of students progressing to read Psychology at HE every year. 

This is a permanent post and the successful applicant will have a degree in Psychology or a closely allied subject, with an enthusiasm for their subject and the ability to share that with our students. We welcome applications from both newly qualified and experienced teachers. It is an excellent opportunity for someone to gain experience in an unusually large and successful team. Part-time hours will be circa three and a half days a week. 

Please indicate on your application whether you would like to be considered for full-time or part-time.

Closing date:            23:59 Thursday 11 April 2024

Interview date:          Thursday 18 April 2024

Please note short turn around for interviews, candidates short-listed will be notified on Monday 15 April. Please be aware, our emails sometimes get held in your trash or bin. 

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding and Prevent training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the application form (two parts). Once complete, please email it to quoting the job title and reference number in your email. If you require an acknowledgement please also request that in your email.

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.