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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
The vacancy is for a full time position, however, applications from both full time and part time candidates would be welcomed.
Contract type
Fixed term (maternity cover)
Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,714 to £41,604

Job summary

Farlingaye High School is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Psychology on a temporary maternity cover contract basis. The vacancy is for a full time position, however, applications from both full time and part time candidates would be welcomed. You will be joining a hard-working, well-qualified and very friendly group of teachers who want the Humanities subjects to be seen as lively and exciting. We are proud of the way we work together as a team, sharing good practice, writing schemes of work together in departments and supporting each other. We are at the forefront of developing the use of new teaching and learning strategies to enhance student progress, which makes the department a very stimulating and enjoyable place to work and learn.

The general responsibilities of an MPR post include:
• to teach as directed by the Headteacher;
• to work at the direction of the Headteacher and the Head of Faculty to enable the efficient delivery of the curriculum identified through Schemes of Work and in line with the National Curriculum;
• to promote attainment at the highest level of all students through effective teaching;
• to maintain accurate and appropriate records of students’ learning and achievements in line with other schools and faculty agreed policies;
• to regularly set and mark homework, classwork and coursework in line with the agreed school policy;
• to write regular reports to parents in accordance with the agreed school policy;
• to provide subject information to parents and attend parents’ meetings and respond to parents’ enquiries as required by the Headteacher and Head of Faculty;
• attend Open and Information Evenings as required by the Headteacher within the agreed school’s time budget allocation;
• attend appropriate meetings and in-service training within the agreed school’s time budget allocation;
• to undertake faculty responsibility as reasonably directed by the Head of Faculty;
• to maintain in good order teaching room/area and resources for learning, including text books, student materials and equipment;
• to promote and celebrate achievement by students through the implementation of the school’s rewards policy and effective use of display;
• to maintain effective discipline through implementation of the school’s agreed procedures;
• to take part in the school’s appraisal scheme;
• to inform Head of Faculty or LT of concerns that may affect Health & Safety of school population;
• to implement all agreed school policies.

All new staff will be tutors and will undertake the following:
• to attend year team and other relevant meetings;
• to act as a form tutor
• to promote the attainment of all students within the relevant tutor/year group;
• to maintain effective discipline and the agreed uniform code through implementation of the school’s agreed procedures.

Additional allowances

Farlingaye High School provides an excellent support programme for newly appointed staff with an innovative CPD programme and lots of opportunities for development.

There is a huge emphasis on teaching and learning with lots of really exciting activities. We teach just 3 lessons a day and staff have a maximum of 84% timetable, with ECTs teaching less than this. The person appointed will be assured of considerable support; we are a very successful, enthusiastic, hardworking school who are keen to share ideas and the principle of mutual professional support is paramount. The SLT and pastoral structures are very effective and consistent.

All new staff are offered a mentor and we operate a line management system with the Head of Faculty for curriculum matters and the Head of Year for pastoral matters.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1960 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01394 385720

About Farlingaye High School

Farlingaye High School is a popular and successful, 11-18 school located in Woodbridge, a pleasant market town situated on the River Deben Suffolk just 7 miles from Ipswich. We are creative school with excellent resources, lovely students and great results. We are part of East Anglian Schools Trust (EAST) alongside Kesgrave High School, Bungay High School and Castle East School. We have have been graded outstanding in our last two Ofsted reports and have “Teaching School” status which allows us to improve teaching and learning. We are committed to providing excellent staff opportunities through developing and promoting our staff and offering an excellent CPD and support programme for new staff. We are also extremely pleased to have launched our own teacher training provider: EAST SCITT. This allows us to award QTS and also QTS + PGCE Programmes within both Primary and Secondary schools. We welcomed our first group of trainees in September 2021.

Arranging a visit to Farlingaye High School

We welcome visits to the school by prospective candidates and this can be arranged by contacting Linda Marsh, HR Manager or Peter Smith, Deputy Headteacher on 01394 385720

School location

Ransom Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4JX

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