Head of Psychology – Maternity Cover

Chigwell School is seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and committed Head of Psychology to join our highly successful school. This post is a maternity cover required from January 2020.

Psychology, although relatively recently introduced as an A level, has proved very popular and successful. The syllabus taught is an interesting specification to deliver and Chigwell students are highly motivated and eager to learn. As Head of Department the successful candidate will have responsibility for the promotion of the subject, the organisation and teaching of the material and for ensuring the learning is positive and effective.  The School will support you to achieve the very best for your students.

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a very supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a strong sense of community.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London with good transport links by underground (Central Line), road and local bus routes.  Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds with excellent facilities.

For further details on this position please see the Job Description below. Applicants should complete the Teaching Staff Application Form below and email to the Human Resources department at [email protected].

The Head of Sixth Form, Mr Simon Coppell, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5758 or by e-mail to [email protected]

Closing date: 30th September 2019. 

Required for: January 2020
Applications will be considered as they are received so early applications are encouraged.


Head of Psychology (Maternity Cover) Job Description
Teaching Staff Application Form
Chigwell Prospectus

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Chigwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, prohibition orders and enhanced DBS.