Head of Psychology - (Maternity Cover/Full time)
Chigwell School is seeking a well-qualified, energetic and committed Head of Psychology to join our highly successful school from April 2018.
Psychology, although relatively recently introduced as an A level, has proved very popular and successful. The department has a large bank of resources. The syllabus taught is an interesting specification to deliver and Chigwell students are genuinely eager to learn.
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have had experience in another maintained or independent school. As Head of Department the successful candidate will have responsibility for the promotion of their subject, the organisation and teaching of the material and for ensuring the learning is positive and effective.
Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition the School provides a supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a strong sense of community.
We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London and on the Central Line. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds.
For further details on this position and an application form please visit the school website www.chigwell-school.org (Vacancies).
Closing date: Friday 23rd February 2018. Early applications are welcome.
Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt. Candidates will be contacted by telephone or email to attend an interview if required. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.
Chigwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.