Head of Department - Psychology & Sociology

Teddington School, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 9PJ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



MPS/UPS (Outer London)

Head of Department - Psychology & Sociology job summary

Head of Department – Psychology and Sociology

Teddington School has a rare vacancy for an outstanding teacher to join us as the Head of Department for Psychology and Sociology in September 2022.

You will lead both departments and deliver an excellent offer to all students taught at Key Stage 5. You will take full responsibility for the curriculum, day-to-day operations and display high expectations in all you do. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and passionate teacher.

Psychology and Sociology are popular classes in the sixth form and the students perform very well. We are looking for a teacher to join the sixth form community and help to grow these subjects even further as the sixth form welcomes more students. The sixth form at Teddington is the number 1 state sixth form in the borough and consistently achieves and ALPS score of 2.

Teddington School is in an exciting phase of development. We are part of the high performing Bourne Education Trust and have just been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted. We are excited to appoint exceptional individuals who wish to make a significant contribution to the learning and lives of our students. We have a proven track record of developing staff and providing an excellent professional experience.

Salary Grade: Main/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London) plus TLR 2a – currently £2,873 per annum.
Responsible to: SLT & Headteacher

Interested candidates should complete an application form and email to hrdepartment@teddingtonschool.org The closing date for applications is Friday 20 May at 12 noon, with interviews taking place on Tuesday 24 May.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to interview as and when applications are received, ahead of the closing date and withdraw this advert without notice

Teddington School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare and safety of its staff and pupils and follows safeguarding interview procedures. We expect all candidates to meet the highest standard of safeguarding and successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Additional allowances

plus TLR 2a - currently £2,873 per annum

Applying for the job

Please complete our application form and email it to hrdepartment@teddingtonschool.org

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About Teddington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1200 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 943 0033

Teddington School is a mixed comprehensive school situated by the River Thames

Arranging a visit to Teddington School

Please contact the school on 0208 943 0033 for a visit

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