Beaconsfield Drive
01782 882200


Teacher of Psychology and Humanities – Maternity Cover Full time
(January 2019 – July 2019)

Salary – Main pay scale (NQTs also encouraged to apply)


Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy is a Good school with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity. OSSMA is very much a values driven school that focuses on “manners maketh man”.

We want someone who is thoroughly passionate about Psychology and the development of Psychology and curriculum. We need someone with a strong presence; someone who is ambitious for the students, their colleagues and the academy; who has vision; and who is interested in achieving the very best outcomes both in attainment and progress for our young people across both GCSE and A Level Psychology courses.

The post holder will lead the development of the subject and contribute to whole academy policy and practice. A desirable candidate will be able and willing to teach some KS3 Humanities specifically Sociology and may be expected to complete some Cover lessons to ensure a full teaching allocation.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work within a well-established A Level subject and grow a newly developing GCSE Department
  • Professional and personal development
  • Excellent support and teamwork with clear guidance and leadership.
  • Friendly staff and motivated students


Closing date for applications: 12:00pm, Friday 23rd November 2018

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 28th November 2018

Start date:  1st January 2019


Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Completed application form as well as a covering letter of no more than 1250 words outlining why you are the ideal candidate for this role should be sent to

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Welcome Letter from the Principal

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