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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Head of Psychology and Sociology Supporting Leader – Faculty of Ethics ​​​​​​​

MPS/UPS plus TLR2a   £3,017 pa   


Start date: To be negotiated - Ideally 17 April 2023 or 1 September 2023

Please state clearly on your application your earliest availability

We are looking for an outstanding Social Sciences specialist with a proven track record to join our Ethics department. The successful candidate will lead our provision of A Level Sociology and Psychology as well as assisting our Curriculum leader in the leadership and management of the Ethics Department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher who is ready to progress to middle leadership.

The successful candidate must have the ability to teach A Level Sociology and/or Psychology.

They will also teach on the core Ethics programme (KS3-5).

You will be a person who thrives on challenge, enjoys working with young people and is passionate about seeing them achieve.     

The person we are looking for should be:

  • passionate and enthusiastic about learning and about their own specialist subject
  • an inspirational, creative and highly effective teacher
  • driven to ensure excellent progress for all, especially disadvantaged learners
  • a hardworking, imaginative thinker who has excellent organisational and time management skills
  • a team player who wants to work and engage with colleagues at all levels within the school

At Meadowhead School Academy Trust you will find:

  • students eager for success
  • supportive colleagues
  • excellent professional development and guidance

Staff benefits also include enrolment onto the enhanced package for Smart Clinic which provides occupational health and wellbeing support for all employees.

If you would like to join our school, where every person matters, please submit your application (further details below).  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Joy Kelsey at: to arrange a visit.


Closing date for applications is:  Monday 23 January 2023 at 9.00am


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people through its Health and Safety and Child Protection policies.  The interview process will include an assessment of your suitability to work with children and young people.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Please be aware that under current DfE guidance we are required to carry out a search of your on-line profiles which are available to the public.

Please complete a Meadowhead School application form, available at the foot of this page. Application packs are also available from the school office. For further details about this post, job description and person specification, please open the documents at the foot of this page.


Completed application forms should be returned to the school marked for the attention of Ms J Kelsey  via email to: