Head of Psychology and Sociology, Wiltshire

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St Augustine's Catholic CollegeWiltshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Psychology and Sociology to start September 2019 – MPS or UPS plus TLR 2A

 We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Head of Psychology and Sociology to join our team from September 2019. The successful candidate will work closely with the Headmaster and members of the Senior Leadership Team to ensure the continued success of the department.  The Headmaster and Governors are keen to support a candidate whose commitment will lead to growth in an area which is seen as crucial in the student’s development.  The post requires personal commitment of a high level and will offer a unique opportunity to participate in the growth of this flourishing College. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach A level psychology and sociology.  Academic qualifications of the highest order are an essential requirement for the position.  

St Augustine’s Catholic College is a thriving 11-18 secondary school located in Trowbridge (12 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath) and has been graded “outstanding” by Ofsted since 2007. The college community of 971 students is vibrant and happy.  Students of all abilities are encouraged to aim high and work hard in a supportive environment that ensures that all can fulfil their potential. St Augustine’s is a traditional school with Christian values at its heart. The pastoral care our students receive is exemplary and ensures that they are supported, cared for and valued. All staff are expected to support the Catholic and pastoral ethos of the College.

St Augustine’s has been placed in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationally for both attainment and progress at KS4. We have an equally impressive tradition at A Level. This year 64% of grades were A*-B, and we have a strong track record of students accessing their first choice of university in both the UK and USA. St Augustine’s prides itself in providing an outstanding academic education and also offers a wide range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities for students, developing skills and qualities in leadership, self-reliance and independence.

The deadline for applications is noon on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019. Please complete an application form and send it to Sarah Priest, HR Manager.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment procedures are applied. References will be requested before interviews take place and you will be required to bring your identification documents with you on the day of the interview.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.



More about St Augustine's Catholic College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1225 350001
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St Augustine’s Catholic College is a thriving 11-18 secondary school located in Trowbridge (12 miles from the World Heritage City of Bath) and has been graded “outstanding” by Ofsted since 2007. The college community of 960 students is vibrant and ha...