Subject Leader of Psychology and Sociology, Buckinghamshire

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Chiltern Hills AcademyBuckinghamshire

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2a (£3,018 PA)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Roll: 913  11-18 mixed

Chiltern Hills Academy invites applications for the opportunity to join the staff of a successful, mixed 11-18 Church of England Academy in Chesham, Buckinghamshire; conveniently situated at the end of the London Underground Metropolitan Line. 


FULL TIME, TLR 2a (£3,018 PA) 

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and conscientious individual to teach Psychology and Sociology at AS and A2 Level.  The ideal candidate will have a strong track record as a classroom practitioner with a passion for Psychology/Sociology and should be able to teach another humanities subject at KS3 or KS4.  You should possess highly developed inter-personal skills and have high expectations for student achievement.

Applications from experienced teachers or those returning to the profession will be welcome.  We are committed to the development our staff; to support them to further their career, progress professionally and develop their teaching and leadership skills. The post will commence from 1 September 2019, or sooner by mutual consent.

We are about to embark on the next stage of our school development to accommodate growing numbers and add to our well-resourced teaching environment. “Leaders know their school well” our OFSTED inspection recognised (February 2017) and further judged the school to be ‘good’ in all categories. “Staff, pupils and parents fully support the headteacher’s vision and would recommend this school to other parents”. “Pupils have embraced the school’s values and ethos. As a result they behave well in lessons and the school is calm and orderly”.

We would be pleased to show prospective applicants around the Academy.  Please contact Mrs W Sanders (PA to Principal).  Details of the post are on our website together with an application form.  Please send your application to Mrs Sanders at and include a letter and CV.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All staff appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: 12.00pm, Friday 22 February 2019

Interviews:   Week commencing 25 February 2019

More about Chiltern Hills Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 2RG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 782 066
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