Leader of Psychology, Reading

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Little Heath SchoolReading

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 2TLR (b) £4,397
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Maternity Cover required from January 2018

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Leader of Psychology. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious practitioner to lead an exciting and dynamic department. We offer A Level Psychology using the AQA syllabus and student uptake numbers are high. An ability to teach Science or Mathematics is an advantage, but not essential.

The person we are seeking will be:

  • passionate about Psychology and have the desire to share that passion with students
  • an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher
  • able to work collaboratively in a dynamic subject team, as well as within the larger Science Faculty
  • reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1650 on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have recently been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 942 7337 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 September 2017   

Interviews will be held week commencing: 25 September 2017 

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

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More about Little Heath School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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