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Psychology Teacher

Rome International School (RIS Rome)
Roma, Italy
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
16th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
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Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1422494

The Psychology Teacher at Rome International School (RIS) will play a pivotal role in the Middle High School (MHS) department, introducing IBDP Psychology into the IGCSE and DP curriculum. The successful candidate will foster a dynamic learning environment, facilitating engaging lessons to ensure all students achieve their full potential. They will demonstrate exceptional subject knowledge, coupled with a passion for delivering psychology education in an imaginative and enthusiastic manner. Additionally, they will contribute to the broader school community through extracurricular involvement and departmental collaboration.


● Deliver internationally adapted Cambridge IGCSE and IBDP HL and SL Psychology curriculum. The position may include additional teaching responsibilities in another subject area which match the applicant’s skills and experience.

● Cultivate students' curiosity, interest, and enjoyment in Psychology.

● Provide timely feedback on assessments, adhering to departmental marking policies.

● Personalize learning experiences, supporting diverse student needs including EAL and SEN strategies.

● Foster understanding and application of Psychology within broader contexts.

● Assign homework in alignment with policy and student workload.

● Engage in departmental and MHSSLT classroom visits.

● Undertake report writing and internal grading duties as necessary.


● Contribute to extracurricular activities and share best practices within the department.

● Fulfill assigned subject-related duties designated by the Head of Department.

● Attend departmental and moderation meetings as required.

● Adhere closely to departmental policies and schemes of work.


● Assume pastoral responsibilities as a form tutor.

● Manage student behavior within classroom and school premises, enforcing school policies.

● Contribute to extracurricular and sporting programs as directed.

● Prioritize health and safety, ensuring compliance with school guidelines.


● Undertake cover duties and examination invigilation as needed.

● Fulfill break, lunch, and chaperone duties as assigned by MHS Principal.

● Attend staff meetings, parents' evenings, and professional development sessions.

● Engage in the RIS Professional Growth Plan and performance appraisal scheme.


● Hold an appropriate teaching degree or certification.

● Possess a minimum of three years' teaching experience.

● Demonstrated experience teaching IB Psychology at SL or HL level.

● Exhibit a passion for teaching and holistic student development.

● Maintain a high level of professionalism and prioritize student well-being.

● Show consistent involvement in extracurricular activities.

● Respect for diversity within the school community.

● Previous experience working with non-native English speakers.

● Positive and solution-focused attitude towards work.

● Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Safeguarding Statement:

Rome International 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Rome International School (RIS Rome)

Rome International School (RIS Rome)

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