Start date: September 2021
Salary: MPR/UPR £25,714 - £41,604
School context: Mixed 11-18, comprehensive, number on roll: c. 1400
Contract type: Permanent, full or part time
Malmesbury School requires a dynamic, enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Psychology to join the Science Faculty and work closely with another experienced Psychology teacher. The ability to teach Psychology at A level is essential. NQTs are encouraged to apply.
The school occupies a modern building with a suite of laboratories built around a faculty office and prep rooms. There is also a specialist room for the teaching of Psychology. All labs have an interactive whiteboard or Clevertouch screen and computer. We have large numbers of students studying at least one science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology) at A-level. A Level Psychology uptake is very strong with three classes in Year 13 and three in Year 12 from September 2021. In 2018 the school was awarded the Platinum Science Mark, which recognises the outstanding work of the Science Faculty. The faculty has a very successful YouTube Channel and a Facebook page which we encourage you to visit. Staff have easy access to high quality CPD such as subject specialist training and the Outstanding Teacher Programme through the Avon Teaching School Alliance.
At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area. In addition to the Teaching School and Athelstan Trust opportunities, teaching staff at Malmesbury School have a wealth of employee benefits including:
• An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools
• A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training using external providers
• Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles
• A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be considered
• An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news
• Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students
• Excellent career progression opportunities
• An extensive enrichment and trip programme
• An on-site counselling service
Malmesbury School is a successful and growing 11-18 school with approximately 1,400 students on roll in the attractive town of Malmesbury, surrounded by stunning Wiltshire countryside with easy access to the M4. We enjoy excellent modern facilities and offer unparalleled support and opportunities to staff who wish to develop their skills and leadership.
The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust. The Trust offers further career development opportunities for colleagues to work across more than one school in a supportive environment.
Please complete the trust application form on our school website and accompany this with a letter (of no more than two A4 sides) outlining your experience to-date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position. Please read the relevant job description. If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Jan Hainsworth at Malmesbury School.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 24 May 2021 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 26 May 2021
The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information
Malmesbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.