To start September 2022
We are looking to appoint a committed professional with successful middle and senior leadership experience, to the role of Psychology Teacher at William Perkin CE High School. William Perkin Church of England High School was opened in 2013 and is part of the Twyford Church of England Academies Trust. Its GCSE results in its first two years of exams placed it in the top 10 schools in the country in terms of progress and it has grown a large and flourishing sixth form. The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria. The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016) and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants.
We offer Psychology at A level only and it is a very popular subject choice with 4 classes running this year. There are currently 46 students studying Psychology in Y13 and 51 students in Y12, all of whom will continue into Y13 next year. Students taking Psychology must secure a grade 6 in GCSE English Literature or Language and a grade 6 in GCSE Maths.
Our KS5 lessons have differentiated outcomes for each lesson to ensure we deliver the best possible curriculum for students of all abilities. The curriculum and assessment frameworks are stored on the school’s VLE (‘Copia’) to ensure that all materials are accessible for students, parents and staff.
The department has a strong track record of delivering exceptional results.
- Exceptional professional development and career progression
- Positive working relationships at all levels
- A supportive Leadership Team.
The successful candidate will have:
- A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status
- Ability to teach KS5 Psychology
- Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
- An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
- An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
- An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
- Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
- Energy and enthusiasm
- A commitment to the ethos of the school.
For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at: www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/job-vacancies
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the four schools. The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website to download the job description and application form: www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/job-vacancies
Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time below. They can emailed to email@example.com
Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 24th May 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 7th June 2022
The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.