LocationPendleton Sixth Form College
Contract TypeAll Year Round
Salary£24,830 - £41,122 (Pro rata salary £19,864 - £32,897.60)
Job RefSCCG2615
Posted13 Sep 2023
Closing Date27 Sep 2023
Interview DateTBC

About the role

Pendleton Sixth Form College is looking to recruit a teacher of Psychology on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic teaching professional with excellent subject knowledge and a strong academic background. It is essential that candidates are passionate about working in education and with young people and have high standards of achievement for all learners. We welcome applications from experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers. For Early Career Teachers (ECTs), we offer a full support programme which means you will be qualified to advance your future career in education.

The Department and Role
The Social Sciences department comprises of Psychology, Health and Social Care and Sociology.
Psychology is one of the most popular courses at Pendleton Sixth Form College and we offer two Level 3 Psychology courses. The A Level Psychology specification is with the OCR exam board and the BTEC Applied Psychology course is with Pearson. The successful candidate may be required to teach on both A Level and BTEC Applied Psychology.

We have a large department made up of experienced teachers and early career teachers. Many of our teachers have industry experience and in-depth knowledge of both exam boards. Our key strengths are that teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do and we are proud to create supportive and academically challenging environments for our students to thrive in. Our ambassador’s scheme is well ingrained in to the department and is an important part of Social Sciences courses. We seek to appoint teachers who are team players and can bring imagination to their teaching. They need to be skilled in using technology to assist learning (e.g., Microsoft Teams), can instil passion and enjoyment about learning and can develop positive relationships with students.


  • We have Generous Terms and Conditions (Sixth Form College’s Association style terms and conditions) including 13 weeks holiday (195 days in College).
  • We have a 3pm finish on Fridays, Free on-site parking and various health and wellbeing resources and benefit schemes including Staff Wellbeing days throughout the year.
  • We offer automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer pension contribution.
  • Our College is an incredible community, there is a lot that staff and their families can get involved with.
  • We have family friendly policies and we are happy to talk about flexible working.
  • We invest in our people and offer a range of training & career opportunities for all staff as part of our Be Outstanding Development programme.
  • We have an amazing Staff Benefits Package with discounts and savings for supermarkets, petrol, high-street retailers, holidays, cinemas and other leisure.
  • Our shared purpose: We believe in the value of education for a successful future and we want the best for our learners and our staff.
  • Our core values are at the heart of everything we do. Staff and students behave with respect, integrity and kindness.


To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button which will take you to the College Recruitment page. If this is your first application, you will need to complete the Registration form. If returning please login to access your profile.

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This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees.


Equality and Diversity is embedded in everything we do. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds

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