Posted: April 8, 2024

School/Organisation

Thames Christian School

Location

London

Employment Type

Part Time, Permanent

Start Date

September 2024

Closing Date

ongoing

The launch of our sixth form has opened up an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and dedicated staff team in a small but growing independent school with an excellent reputation. We are seeking a highly motivated and talented teacher of Psychology A level for September 2024. The post is part time 0.5 FTE.

Thames is a thriving mainstream and diverse independent secondary school rated Excellent by ISI. The school is located next to Clapham Junction station, in a brand new, purpose built premises.

If you are passionate about making a difference, teaching in a school where pupils are valued as individuals and inspired to learn, we are keen to hear from you.

The role:

  • Teaching Psychology A level
  • Oversight of the Psychology curriculum and preparation of long, medium and short term planning
  • Planning and delivering well structured lessons and ensuring that high standards of engagement are maintained in the classroom
  • Implementing strategies to improve engagement and monitoring progress

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a graduate with a relevant good honours degree
  • Be a creative, innovative and dedicated teacher with a real passion for the subject
  • Have a commitment to embracing challenges and raising pupil attainment
  • Have an exceptional eye for detail
  • Have experience in either the private or maintained sector
  • Be excited by the school’s vision and respect the school’s ethos and values.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary with pension, private medical insurance and staff fee discount
  • Excellent CPD and staff mentoring programme
  • Active pastoral care of staff including access to the Employee Assistance Programme provided by BUPA Healthy Minds
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Access to onsite nursery facilities for 2-4 year olds
  • Delicious and healthy subsidised school lunches.

Thames Christian School committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted applicants as part of our due diligence. Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and checks with previous employers.

Closing Date for Applications: Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage so we recommend early application.

Full details about the post, application form and information about the school are available at https://www.thameschristianschool.org.uk/vacancies