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Job Summary

Job Type
Psychology / Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time/ Part Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2019
MPS/UPS as appropriate
This job is open to NQTs
Closing Date

Teacher of Psychology

Springwood High School


West Norfolk Academies Trust are looking to employ a Teacher of Pyschology to teach at Springwood High School from September 2019. This post may be full time or a minimum of 40% part time depending on the needs and requirement of the ideal candidate. This arrangement can be discussed at interview.

The successful candidate will be joining an established, well-resourced and highly supportive faculty which prioritises student wellbeing and success equally. Opportunities may be available to teach GCSE Sociology or WJEC Applied Level 3 Diploma in Criminology for the right candidate as the faculty is currently expanding due to its previous successes.

Please see additional documents for full details and a Person Specification.

Springwood High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.


How to Apply

To apply please complete an application form (all 3 parts - must be completed - please see the application guidance for more information) and return it along with a covering letter to the HR Department at Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, PE30 4AW or email to

Although our closing date is the 25th April 2019, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier if a viable field is met prior to the published closing date. Please send your application to be received asap as interviews will be held as soon as we have a viable field. 

Closing Date for Applications: 25-Apr-2019

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Secondary schools
Andrew Johnson
Age Range
Gaywood, Kings Lynn
PE30 4AW
01553 773393
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Employer Details

Springwood High School

A Specialist Performing Arts School

Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust

With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.

Springwood High School is a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.

Springwood High School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.

We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students. We set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.

A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom - it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;

  • Competitive Sport
  • Dance Performances
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama Performances
  • House Competitions
  • Music Performances
  • Lunchtime clubs
  • Numerous foreign visits and exchanges

To view our latest OFSTED report please visit