Psychology/Sociology/Criminology Teacher

Psychology/Sociology/Criminology Teacher: £29k - £45k  Ofsted_Outstanding_OP_Colour

Required for September 2021


If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an outstanding school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we want to hear from you.   


“Cheam High is an outstandingly effective school” Ofsted 2015, 2010 & 2007

GCSE 2020:  90% of students gained 4+ EM; 63% gained 5+ EM


We are looking for an enthusiastic NQT or experienced teacher to join our committed and successful team who are based within the purpose built sixth form teaching block with interactive whiteboards in each classroom.  The Social Sciences department is very well-regarded, consistently achieving excellent results, and take up at Post 16 is very high.  The successful candidate will have the ability to teach either Psychology / Sociology to A level and to contribute to Criminology and Health and Social Care. The ability to teach another subject is useful but not essential.


Cheam High School is oversubscribed and highly successful with a strong commitment to staff development and an innovative and proactive approach to school improvement, resulting in high levels of performance. 


The successful candidate will be:

  • Ambitious for young people and for themselves
  • Creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress
  • Keen to continually develop their practice, sharing what works best with their team
  • An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students


What we can offer you:

  • You will be joining a school where staff share best practice so that our standard of teaching and support is both high quality and continually developing. 
  • You will be teaching in your own classroom area with access to specialist facilities and up to date technology
  • You will benefit from our well-established programme of training and development
  • You will be working with students who are enthusiastic and keen to succeed
  • You will be part of the team with colleagues who are supportive and welcoming, and a staffroom social committee that organises various events as well as regular Friday evening sporting sessions for those with energy!


The school is situated in Cheam, 30 minutes train journey from London Victoria and a short distance from Surrey, Merton, Croydon and Kingston. The successful candidate will be provided with a laptop.


Further information and an application form can be found below. Applicants may prefer to use the TES application form; this is an acceptable alternative.


Application to the Headteacher, Mr P Naudi by 9am, Tuesday 20th April 2021 at the latest.


Cheam High School, Chatsworth Road, Cheam, Surrey SM3 8PW

Tel:  020 8644 5790 



Cheam High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Cheam High School is an equal opportunities employer.


Staff Vacancies - Psy/Soc April 2021 Date  
0.Application form.Teaching 26th Mar 2021 Download
Dept Details Social Science Mar21 26th Mar 2021 Download
Information for Teaching Applicants 26th Mar 2021 Download
JDPersSpec.TeacherOct20 26th Mar 2021 Download