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Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/20/119312
  • Published: Mon 20/01/2020, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/02/2020, 23:45 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time
  • Salary: £53,488 - £55,678 pa pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead , Hertfordshire, Stevenage

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Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist

Deputy Principal Educational Psychologist

Based in Stevenage or Hemel Hempstead

£53,488 - £55,678 pa pro rata | Soulbury Scale B Point 5-7 (plus up to 3 SPAs)

Market Forces Payment | Relocation package

Permanent | 37 hours per week

2 vacancies


If you are a confident, forward-thinking Educational Psychologist with the ability to add to our outstanding service, please contact us!

Due to the promotion of two of our Deputy Principal Educational Psychologists within our service we are looking for two Deputy Principal Educational Psychologists to further develop our service and promote children and young people’s educational outcomes. These roles include managing one of our four teams of Educational Psychologists that form Hertfordshire Educational Psychology Service.

Come and join our innovative, dynamic and reflective service and support our work on behalf of Hertfordshire’s children and young people.

In return we offer:

  • Up to 36 days annual leave (pro rata), plus bank holidays
  • Additional Annual Market Forces payment of £3,000 (pro rata), paid in two instalments
  • Varied programme of regular CPD opportunities: Learning Sets, professional networking & development, Service, County and external events
  • High quality supervision and peer support
  • Flexibility of working practices, including the ability to work from home or touch-down bases across the county
  • Dedicated EP team based administrative support
  • Excellent ICT resources and support
  • Free parking
  • A varied workforce, including Principal EP, Deputy Principal EPs, Senior EPs, Trainee EPs, Psychology Assistants, Performance, Monitoring and Project Officer and Support Officers
  • Relocation package if eligible (quick access from Hertfordshire to London by train from all team areas)


We value:

  • Work/life balance and staff wellbeing
  • A consultative service delivery through positive working relationships with schools and parents/carers
  • Opportunities to participate in and lead on countywide initiatives e.g. with Mental Health services
  • Being part of a broad multi-disciplinary integrated local team, working closely with SEN Officers, Partnership working with colleagues to shape strategic direction of service
  • Specialist Advisory Services, and Attendance Officers
  • Strong links with university courses
  • Prioritisation of professional and peer supervision
  • Keeping up to date with, and contributing to, research and evidence-based practice
  • Whole service collaboration to develop our Service to promote positive outcomes for children and young people


Application closing date:   Midnight Sunday 16th February 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 26th February 2020

For an informal discussion please call Stuart Bayer, Educational Psychology Service Performance Monitoring & Projects Officer: 01992 588598.


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