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Teacher of Psychology
(Part-time, MPS/UPS - temporary)

We require for September 2020, a highly motivated, inspiring and committed teacher of Psychology.  This will be a part-time, temporary post for the academic year. The Psychology Department is a dynamic, friendly and supportive part of the school community, consistently achieving good results through hard work and enthusiasm.

Psychology is a popular subject area with students and is promoted extensively by staff. The successful applicant will be able to deliver high quality teaching and learning at KS5 and have a clear focus on the achievement of young people. There is flexibility in the number of hours and days required for this post but is likely to be between 0.46 and 0.64 FTE.

We are looking for a Teacher who:

  • Believes in young people.
  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational in the classroom.
  • Is keen to work alongside an established, highly motivated team.
  • Is passionate about their subject.
  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range.
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment.
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.

In return we will offer you:
  • NQTs at Knights Templar will receive full support in their induction year and will benefit from our outstanding coaching and mentoring programme.
  • An excellent range of CPD opportunities for staff.
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further
  • Stability among teaching and support staff which brings both experience and commitment to our school community
  • Supportive governing body and a senior leadership team that encourages a large degree of autonomy for middle leaders
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • A community school in the pretty market town of Baldock, 33 miles north of London, within 30-40 minutes of both Cambridge and London by road or train.
  • Extra-curricular sporting/musical facilities for staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Sports Centre Membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers (subject to recent Government changes)

Completed application forms, along with a covering letter (no more than
two sides on skills and strengths relating to the post) and person specification should be returned by email to 

Closing Date
: 9am Monday, 1st June 2020
Interviews: TBA
(note that interviews will take place virtually due to current COVID-19 situation)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


 Teacher of Psychology - Applicant Information

 Application Form (PDF)

 Application form (Word)

 Person Specification (PDF)

 Person Specification (Word)

 Declaration of criminal record

Staff Code of conduct

Child Protection Policy