The Psychology Department
Around 50 students take Psychology at IB Higher or Standard Level in the Sixth Form. Many choose a Psychology topic for their Extended Essay and several then go on each year to take Psychology or a related subject at university.
The department has a dedicated teaching area within the school with classrooms, a departmental library, digital and multimedia resources and a comprehensive dedicated psychology website.
Beyond the classroom the Psychology Society usually runs trips to London University lectures, and an annual day trip each to a former psychiatric hospital. Some other enrichment activities are student-led, and this is very much encouraged.
We seek to appoint a teacher or Head of Department of Psychology.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate who will contribute to the development of Psychology at Sevenoaks and be capable of stretching and inspiring motivated students, instilling a passion for the subject.
The post involves teaching Psychology in the Sixth Form. Many teachers also contribute to Critical Thinking or TOK.
Candidates wishing to be considered for the Head of Department role will have several years of teaching able students. They will have excellent administrative skills and be responsible for promoting Psychology both within the classroom and within the broader co-curricular life of the school.
A commitment to excellent pastoral care, enriching co-curricular activities and outreach activities is also expected.
For further details please see the attached Job Description
Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No. 1101358
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.
Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...