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Head of Psychology

Head of Psychology

The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

Cardinal Vaughan, West London

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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
12 October 2017

Job overview

An exciting opportunity for you to work in an outstanding Catholic comprehensive school with an emphasis on staff professional development.

We require for January 2018 an enthusiastic and well-qualified Head of Psychology, to join a dynamic, innovative and supportive Department with high expectations and achievements. The successful candidate must be able to teach A-Level Psychology and Sociology, and possess excellent subject knowledge as well as being able to work well as part of a team.

We offer excellent working conditions with key benefits that include:

· A strong focus on the professional development of staff

· A vibrant and thoroughly inclusive staff community

· Staff car park on site

· Free tea & coffee

· Excellent transport links (nearest stations Shepherd’s Bush & Holland Park)

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea regards teachers as priority key workers for nomination to shared-ownership housing.

To apply for this post, you must submit an application form and a supporting statement. Candidates will be called for interview upon receipt of application. Application forms can be found on the School’s website ( or by emailing the Headmaster’s PA:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

About the School

The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School is a highly successful and oversubscribed Roman Catholic comprehensive school for boys, with a pan-London intake and mixed Sixth Form. It was graded outstanding in its most recent Ofsted report and was recently named The Sunday Times Comprehensive School of the Year 2018 and London State Secondary School of the Year. 


Conveniently located halfway between Shepherd’s Bush and Holland Park tube stations, the Vaughan is situated within the leafy surroundings of London’s prestigious Holland Park and is within easy walking distance of Holland Park gardens, Westfield shopping centre and nearby Notting Hill. Both stations are served by the Central Line, with Shepherd’s Bush Overground also running trains to Clapham Junction every ten minutes. 

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