- Job role
- Psychology, Social sciences
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
- MPS and TLR
Head of Psychology/ 2 i/c in Social Sciences
MPS/UPS (TLR 2)
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.
Applying for the job
Please complete a copy of the School's application form which can be found on
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- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- School size
- 1280 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
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