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Subject Leader for Psychology

Chesham Grammar School

Subject Leader for Psychology – Chesham Grammar School

Full-time, permanent

London Fringe Allowance + TLR2a

Required January 2020

Chesham Grammar School is a successful and popular co-educational grammar school with 1,240 students on roll (380 in the Sixth Form) and is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and well qualified teacher to lead and drive forward a committed team.  Psychology is a popular subject at A level with many students going on to study the subject at top universities.

We are looking for:

  • an excellent teacher
  • experience of raising attainment through motivating and inspiring students
  • the ability to inspire colleagues and students
  • excellent leadership and management skills

We offer:

  • Highly motivated students, who work with their teachers to achieve their goals
  • Commitment to high standards of staff wellbeing, with additional PPA time for all teaching staff
  • A SMART marking policy, to maximise impact whist maintaining a manageable workload for staff
  • A broad and varied professional development programme for all staff, including excellent Subject Leader programmes of support and development, including the opportunity to study for the NPQML
  • Superb teaching and staff facilities, including 2 Psychology classrooms
  • Great support and team work
  • Heavily subsidised membership of the onsite leisure centre which includes a swimming pool and well-equipped gym
  • On-site accommodation
  • An opportunity to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty 30 minutes from London

Good Schools Guide: ‘Here you will find an overwhelmingly kind, nurturing school, coupled with a clear focus on excellence and getting pupils to achieve their very best.’

For an application pack, please see linked documents or email:

Closing date for applications: Monday 14th October 2019 at 10am

Interviews will be held on Friday 18th October 2019

Red Kite Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.