Lord Wandsworth College

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Lord Wandsworth College seeks to appoint a Head of Psychology for September 2018.

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and committed candidates to lead, manage and develop the teaching and learning of Psychology at Lord Wandsworth College. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for Psychology and Social Science and an excellent degree in a directly relevant subject. Experience in teaching A-level is essential.

Lord Wandsworth College is one of the country’s leading co-educational boarding and day Colleges for approximately 600 pupils aged 11-18. Set within 1,200 acres of its own farmland on the North Hampshire/Surrey border, Lord Wandsworth College offers a rich education designed to allow its pupils to flourish in a rapidly changing and challenging 21st-century world. A pioneering character education programme overarches the excellent academic, co-curricular and pastoral provision, through which countless opportunities are created for all pupils to develop the qualities and attitudes of mind needed to lead successful and fulfilled lives now and in the future.

The Psychology Department at Lord Wandsworth College is a small but lively and dynamic environment where ideas are always welcomed, with a consistent track record of good A-level results and with a healthy number of students currently studying at A Level in Years 12 and 13. The department offers a range of extra-curricular events, such as regular visiting speakers and trips, including animal behaviour conferences, the Bethlem Museum of the Mind and Winchester Crown Court. There is a dedicated Psychology classroom equipped with interactive whiteboard, books, magazines and access to a class set of iPads.

This is a full-time post and the successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to the co-curricular and pastoral life of the boarding school.

The College offers a competitive salary scale and package.

Closing date: Thursday 26th April 2018 at 12pm

Interview date: Thursday 3rd May 2018

Any enquiries should be addressed to the HR Assistant, Georgina Timmins on 01256 860296 or

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. Lord Wandsworth College is a registered charity (Number: 1143359) providing outstanding caring education for boys and girls since 1912.