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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 January 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Psychology
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS incl. Fringe

Job summary

Lead Teacher of Psychology

Salary: MPS/UPS incl. Fringe plus TLR2a
Full Time - Permanent

Required for January 2022

Rickmansworth School is an 11-18 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective academy with approx. 1455 students on roll, increasing to around 1575 students over the next five years. Academic results are strong at KS4 and KS5 with the vast majority of students securing their first choice university destinations.

The School is in a very strong, stable financial position with over £4M recently spent on school expansion including a new Sixth-form centre, performing arts theatres and an Innovation & Design Centre. The School is also supported extremely well by a fantastic PTA and Foundation. Our outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being periods, access to our fitness suite and swimming pool, flu vaccinations and complimentary eye tests. The School’s admissions criteria gives preference to staff members’ children.

Our students enjoy learning and are an absolute pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.

About the Psychology Department
The Psychology Department at Rickmansworth School is a thriving Department with great results achieved year on year. The department delivers lessons with a focus on challenging students and developing life-long learners. Results are excellent throughout all year groups, and Psychology is a popular choice at A level with a number of students furthering their studies at a range of universities.

The successful candidate will:
Provide dynamic and inspiring lessons
Ensure students are at the centre of planning and teaching
Focus on teaching and learning
Provide learning with a focus on development
Provide students with a full curriculum
Engage and empower students with the skills to thrive as independent learners

We can offer you:
Excellent CPD opportunities
A school rated Good by Ofsted where students’ behaviour is exemplary
A professional working environment where teamwork is highly valued
A partially-selective school with a focus on academic achievement (Progress 8 in 2020-21 was +0.53)
Admission criteria where preference is given to staffs’ children
A school which invests heavily in the future with £3.5m recent school expansion and strong ongoing financial support from our Foundation and PTA
A hugely talented and cohesive support staff
An outstanding wellbeing programme offering:
Flu jabs
Free access to our first-class fitness suite and swimming pool
Complimentary eye tests

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Application forms and further details can be obtained from the website www.rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk, by calling the School on 01923 773296 or by email to applications@rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk.

Deadline for applications: 08:00 Friday 14 January 2022
Interview date: WC 17 January 2022 (or on receipt of application)

Additional allowances

TLR2a

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1384 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01923 773296

About Rickmansworth School

Rickmansworth School is an 11-18 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective academy with nearly 1455 students on roll, increasing to around 1575 students over the next five years. Academic results are strong at KS4 and KS5 with the vast majority of students securing their first choice university destinations.

The School is in a very strong, stable financial position with over £4M recently spent on school expansion including a new Sixth-form centre, performing arts theatres and an Innovation & Design Centre. The School is also supported extremely well by a fantastic PTA and Foundation. Our outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being periods, access to our fitness suite and swimming pool, flu vaccinations and complimentary eye tests. The School’s admissions criteria gives preference to staff members’ children.

Arranging a visit to Rickmansworth School

Visits to the School are welcome.
Please contact the School to arrange.

School location

Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ

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