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Job details
Employer Thornton College
Location Buckinghamshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or January 2018

Head of Psychology / Teacher

From September 2017 or January 2018

GSA Independent Day and Boarding for girls 4 -18 and co-ed nursery

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary is a Catholic independent day and boarding school of 400 students, girls aged 4 – 18 and co-educational nursery for children aged 2½ to 4. The school is set within 25 acres of beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside, close to Buckingham and just 15 minutes from the vibrant city of Milton Keynes. The school has grown from strength to strength over the past decade and the demand for places is high. Numerous major developments have recently taken place including the building of an award winning Science and Prep Classroom building, Expressive Arts Studio and Pre-Prep Department.  A brand new Sixth Form was opened in September 2016.

We wish to appoint an exceptional Head of Psychology who can lead the department and teach across the school including GCSE and A level. S/He will be an ambitious, committed and hardworking team player who can excite students about Psychology and instil confidence and develop the skills they require to perform at the best of their ability. 

The successful candidate will be a well-qualified graduate, possess outstanding standards of teaching, have a proven track record of excellent academic results and be ready to participate fully in the life of the school. 

If you enjoy teaching, are able to enthuse students and are committed to enabling them to achieve high standards, then we look forward to hearing from you. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th May 2017

For further details about the post, please email Mrs Jo Storey, Head of Thornton College

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Miton Keynes, MK17 0HJ. 

Tel. 01280 812610 

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced DBS check.

About the employer

Thornton College is a leading independent Catholic day and boarding school for girls. It is one of the most successful non-selective schools in the UK and offers a warm and nurturing educational environment alongside a rigorous and exciting curriculu...

Information about Thornton College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 2 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Convent Of Jesus & Mary
Milton Keynes
MK17 0HJ
United Kingdom
+44 1280 824042