Teacher of Humanities job summary
If you are a dedicated, driven Humanities Teacher who has a real passion for History and Geography and a drive to instil this in your learners then we have an exciting opportunity for you…
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of Humanities with excellent subject knowledge. The successful candidate will join the school’s highly successful and enthusiastic department, working and collaborating with an exceptionally dedicated and talented team of practitioners.
Our intent in Geography is to promote the vitally important role that Geography plays in understanding how the world works from an integrated and synoptic physical and human perspective. We have a consistently high take up at GCSE and A-level for Geography and have recently began to offer Politics at A-level. As a department we pride ourselves on being innovative with our classroom practice so that we can provide all pupils at Fulston Manor School with a world class education. At KS3 we teach topics that underpin the foundational knowledge that make our GCSE and A-level pupils successful, which at the same time ensuring that we provide full coverage of the content expected by the National Curriculum for Geography. At GCSE we follow the Edexcel B Geography Specification and at A-level we follow the Edexcel Specifications for both Geography and Politics.
The History department is a vibrant department with very committed and passionate staff. They are enthusiastic about creating historians of the future. The department has a high take up at GCSE and A-Level, with many going on to study History at University. A rich curriculum has been developed, from Medieval times to 1960s Britain in Key Stage 3, whilst Key Stage 4 focuses on Crime and Punishment, Early Elizabethan England, British America and USA 1954-75. At KS5, there is a focus on Medieval History as well the Witchcraze in Europe and the Civil Rights Movement.
What we are looking for:
• An excellent classroom practitioner
• Somebody who is well-organised, proactive and able to work
effectively as part of a team
• Somebody who works well with staff and pupils alike
• Strong classroom management skills
• Knowledge of History and Geography at KS3, 4 and 5
• Knowledge of Citizenship
• Someone keen to make a difference to the lives of young people
• Someone looking to join a community that works to develop young
people into successful citizens.
• Someone ready to work with young people both in lessons and as a
What Fulston Manor School can offer you:
• Mentoring and high-level training
• Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion
• A family atmosphere with welcoming staff and students
• A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
• To be part of a whole school team – working together to achieve and
valuing every individual’s contribution
• Opportunities to teach across all key stages
Applications are invited from experienced teachers or Early Career Teachers who possess the skills, enthusiasm, and commitment necessary to ensure our students succeed and develop in our nurturing community.
The starting date for this post will be September 2022. If you are interested and would like to apply please complete the school’s application form, which can be found on the school website (www.fulstonmanor.kent.sch.uk) and send this in to the Headteacher with a covering letter (email acceptable). Applications by CV will not be accepted.
For any further information, however, please do not hesitate to contact the school; you are, of course, most welcome to visit.
A job description and person specification is attached for further details.
We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early and to interview candidates during the advertisement window; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment’
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About Fulston Manor School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1370 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Fulston Manor is consistently one of the highest performing non-selective schools in Kent, this success is based on the quality of our staff and the excellence of our induction and support programmes. The school offers an outstanding learning environment for all its students.
Fulston Manor is focused on developing students into young citizens capable of making a difference. Here, at Fulston, we have a strong pastoral system at our core and we pride ourselves on being about strong traditional family values. All staff and students, who join us, are joining the Fulston family and we look forward to welcoming you to this community.
Arranging a visit to Fulston Manor School
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