6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Psychology, Social sciences
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Head of Psychology/ 2 i/c in Social Sciences
For January 2021 (or immediately)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Head of Psychology who has the ability to teach and coordinate Psychology up to A Level and work collaboratively within the popular Social Sciences department. There are also opportunities to develop into the wider leadership of the Social Sciences department for the right candidate.

The Social Science department contains a wealth of subject specialists and is a passionate, respected and supportive department. The Social Science department is a growing department and contains a real variety of subjects which are popular throughout our students’ education (Psychology, Religious Studies, PSHE, Sociology, Health and Social Care, Criminology and Citizenship) and Psychology is offered both at GCSE and A Level with enthusiastic uptake in both key stages (AQA).

We are looking to appoint someone who can lead by example, is confident that they deliver high quality lessons and is enthusiastic about Psychology and is able to inspire others. The successful candidate will be able to feed into the wider character of our department and the ability to teach and possibly lead other subjects within our Social Science department would be advantageous. There are also opportunities to develop into the wider leadership of the Social Sciences department for the right candidate.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1280 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Waingels

Waingels is a very successful 11 to 18 Comprehensive school serving its local community. Our successes and achievements can be attributed to our commitment to establish and grow a Better Never Stops culture, providing a safe, inclusive and rich learning environment where students feel safe and valued, founded on respectful relationships for all. Our ethos and culture are values based. We set high standards and expect all our students and staff to be respectful, kind, resilient and proud of our school, our achievements and our community.

Arranging a visit to Waingels

Visits to the school are welcome. Please telephone the college on 0118 969 0336 or email the Principal’s Personal Assistant, Karen Tagg, on Tagktg@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

School location

Waingels Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4RF

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