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Subject Leader of Psychology

Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford, Essex

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Full-time only
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Job summary

Subject Leader of Psychology

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls’ selective schools in the country. We have an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified teacher of Psychology to gain experience teaching some of the most motivated and able students in the county.

Psychology is a popular option for students in our Sixth Form, to this end the department is now expanding. We are delivering the reformed AQA Advanced level specification. Examination results are excellent. The Psychology Department, which will consist of two colleagues following this recruitment round, is part of the English Faculty. This Faculty structure provides an excellent support for the Department and offers a corporate identity across the School and beyond. We are looking for a committed colleague who would relish working with able and highly-motivated students and who wishes to capitalise on new opportunities to progress Psychology learning.

We welcome applications from teachers in all sectors of education.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance.

Completed applications to be emailed to: Mrs Hazel Bates hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
987 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Chelmsford County High School for Girls

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Chelmsford County High School for Girls is a selective grammar school for girls aged 11-18. Founded in 1906, it currently has around 900 students.

In early 2011, Chelmsford County High School for Girls converted to academy status. It has seen extensive expansion and development over the years, and recently established a new languages centre.

Chelmsford County High School for Girls has a wide catchment area and high standards for entry. The school does not produce an in-house entrance exam for prospective Year 7 students, instead using the CEM test also in use by a number of other grammar schools. CCHS accepts new entrants to its Sixth Form, with the admissions criteria here being based on GCSE results.

The secondary school has a strong reputation for academic excellence. It maintains this by providing its students with not only a high-quality core curriculum, but also a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Ofsted report

“The school makes excellent use of triple specialist status to improve facilities and curricular opportunities and to forge links with the local community. The school’s partnership with others is highly develop, particularly its links with business, industry and higher education. The school is a founder member of the Consortium for School Improvement, a local group that pioneered the ‘leading from the middle’ programme, which ensures that leadership is strong at all levels.”

School location

Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1RW

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