Head of Psychology, Essex

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Chigwell SchoolEssex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Chigwell School is seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and committed Head of Psychology to join our highly successful school. This post is a maternity cover required from January 2020.

Psychology, although relatively recently introduced as an A level, has proved very popular and successful. The syllabus taught is an interesting specification to deliver and Chigwell students are highly motivated and eager to learn. As Head of Department the successful candidate will have responsibility for the promotion of the subject, the organisation and teaching of the material and for ensuring the learning is positive and effective.  The School will support you to achieve the very best for your students. 

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a very 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 with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes.  Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds with excellent facilities. 

For further details on this position and the School please visit the school website www.chigwell-school.org (Vacancies). Applicants should complete the teaching staff application form which can be accessed directly from our website and sent to the Human Resources department at: hr@chigwell-school.org.  

The Head of Sixth Form, Mr Simon Coppell, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5758 or by e-mail to scoppell@chigwell-school.org

Closing date: 18th October 2019

Applications will be considered upon receipt therefore early applications are encouraged. 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.



More about Chigwell School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: High Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6QF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 85015700
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Chigwell School is an independent, mixed, Church of England all-through day and boarding school for four to 19-year-olds,  located in Chigwell, Essex. The school has just over 900 pupils.

The school can trace its history back to 1629, when it wa...