Teacher of Social Sciences (Psychology/Sociology)

Highfields SchoolPenn, Wolverhampton



Required for September 2021 

We wish to appoint an excellent teacher to join our successful and heavily oversubscribed 11 – 19 school.  Applicants will be established practitioners wishing to develop their career in a large school or NQTs with the potential to be outstanding teachers.  The ability to teach Citizenship at KS3 and 4 would be an advantage.  

We are looking for a suitably qualified teacher of Psychology/Sociology who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and has a genuine enthusiasm for working with young people. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly valued department with an experienced and supportive team.  Student numbers continue to grow within the subject area with excellent results year on year.

As a department we offer:

• Experienced and supportive staff within the Social Sciences

• A creative and collaborative working environment

• Opportunities to teach from KS3 to A-Level

• Popular subjects with Sixth Form students 

• Strong budgets to support innovation

• Opportunities to network with other departments and schools

As a school we offer:

• A vibrant and exciting comprehensive school which is culturally and ethnically diverse

• Excellent examination results

• Outstanding student progress 

• Well behaved students who are eager to learn

• Supportive parents who want the best for their children

• A large Sixth Form

• Modern and stimulating teaching facilities

• Excellent CPD opportunities at all levels

We encourage prospective applicants to visit the school before applying.  To arrange a visit, or to discuss this vacancy further, please contact: 

Mr Anthony Cheetham, Head of Humanities Learning School – acheetham@hswv.co.uk 

Closing date:   Monday 17th May 2021 at 9am

Interviews: To be advised to successful applicants 

Please visit our website for more information about Highfields School


This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 2 very good references

Highfields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

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