Teacher of Psychology job summary
The Fulham Boys School is seeking an excellent teacher to join their expanding Psychology department. The subject of Psychology has seen the biggest growth of any subject at KS5 and is an incredibly popular subject within the Sixth Form. With two healthy classes in year 12 and 13, the successful applicant will play an integral role in contributing to the success of boys’ outcomes at KS5. Candidates will have a real passion about Psychology and will want to give boys the opportunities to experience Psychology outside of the classroom, as well as prepare them to study Psychology further at University.
Psychology is brought to life at FBS by the engaging way it is taught. Our AQA curriculum is rigorous and aims to deliver core knowledge of psychological approaches through regular interleaving and repetition. There will be further opportunity to grow the department and build on its academic success. 100% of boys achieved an A*-C in 2021. Candidates with second teaching subjects are also welcome to apply.
As a school we are passionate about the professional development of all staff. Our commitment to the successful candidate is that we will do all we can to ensure that their professional development needs are met.
The school is located in the heart of Fulham. As a school we are committed through co-curricular, sport and departmental lessons that London is seen as our classroom; we believe that our extended day and our state of the art facilities in central London equips our young men to thrive. The Fulham Boys School is a highly successful and oversubscribed school with a good reputation in the local community.
We actively encourage potential candidates to visit our school. If you do wish to visit, please contact Jane Proudfoot, HR Manager at The Fulham Boys School, 532 Fulham Road, London SW6 5BD or by email to email@example.com
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Application forms should be sent to Jane Proudfoot, HR Manager at The Fulham Boys School, 532 Fulham Road, London SW6 5BD or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
FBS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022 12 noon.
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 23rd May 2022
Job commences: 1st September 2022
• Highly Competitive salary
• Opportunity to get an annual bonus.
• 18 extra days school holidays.
• Free school lunches every day freshly prepared by our school chef.
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Great connections to all London tube-lines and overground routes.
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About The Fulham Boys School
- School type
- Free School, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 685 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
What is the school like?
The Fulham Boys School is built upon the Christian Faith, geared towards boys and nurtures enterprise – personal, social and business.
We are a strict academic boys’ school that aims to equip our young men to apply for Oxbridge and Russell Group Universities.
We have a truly comprehensive intake which includes boys from very affluent backgrounds rubbing shoulders with boys from economically deprived backgrounds. All meeting the same high standards and learning from one another. Our vision is to be among the very best schools in this country – state or private – and believe we are on course to achieve this in the next ten years.
‘The headteacher has created a school which aims to achieve academic and personal excellence for all’
‘Academic progress is strong, boys are on track to achieve well at GCSE’
‘Behaviour in lessons is exemplary…the behaviour of pupils is outstanding…Boys live and breathe good manners and courtesy’
‘Staff are very proud to work at the school and are fully committed to the aspirational ethos. They recognize the strong support from senior leaders in the development of their teaching and in recognition of their personal well-being’
‘Staff engage with ways to improve their practice, there is a culture of collaboration and staff are keen to receive feedback: ‘There is an extensive coaching programme and staff collaborate to share best practice.’
The Department for Education have said,
‘The boys love learning and speak highly of teaching’
‘Morale is high and the school is thriving’
While the Local Community observed,
‘The school has delivered on the big claims they made before the school opened’