Teacher of English, One Year Maternity Cover – The Fulham Boys School, SW6 5BD

Date posted: 11th Mar 2024 Closing date: 15th Apr 2024 Borough: Hammersmith & Fulham Position: Teacher of English, One Year Maternity Cover
Salary: Main Pay Scale, Inner London School: Teacher of English, One Year Maternity Cover - The Fulham Boys School, SW6 5BD

Fulham Boys School

The Fulham Boys School

532 Fulham Road

London SW6 5BD

Tel: 020 7381 7100    website 

Teacher of English – One Year Maternity Cover

Full time or Part Time

Salary: Main Pay Scale, Inner London

Start date: 1st September 2024

The Fulham Boys School is seeking an excellent teacher to join our thriving English department as a one-year maternity cover. The successful applicant will play an integral role in ensuring the success of boys’ outcomes as well as contributing to an extensive extra-curricular programme. The opportunity to teach at all key stages, including English Literature A level, is available for the right candidate. Full time and part time applications will be considered.

The English department has been one of the leading departments in the school since it opened. The department has achieved exceptional pass rates at GCSE (above 90% at Grade 4 every year since 2019) and ALPS Band 1 at A-Level English Literature in 2022. You would be joining a team of talented and committed teachers who work collaboratively to ensure that our challenging curriculum is geared towards the enthusiastic boys we teach.

About The Fulham Boys School

The Fulham Boys School, located in the heart of Fulham, is a highly successful and oversubscribed school with a good reputation in the local community. In 2023 the school achieved 84% 4+ in English & Maths and 73% 5+ in English & Maths, over three quarters of our departments also achieved ALPs 1-3 which places the sixth form in the top 10% nationally for KS5 results.

We offer all of our students an extended school day with all of our boys in school until 4:10pm Monday to Thursday and 2.45pm on Fridays. During this time, our extensive co-curricular offer enables students to take on a new sport or find their passion in debating, gardening or social enterprise. We want our students to leave FBS equipped for the workplace and life beyond.

What we offer

As a school we are passionate about the professional development and wellbeing of all of our staff.

  • 172 school days per year with 5 INSET days
  • Sixteen (16) weeks of school holidays – more than most state schools
  • We hold an annual staff wellbeing day where the school is closed
  • Commitment to CPD – we encourage teaching staff to aspire to become examiners in their subject
  • Free staff lunches during term time, daily staff refreshments and fruit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Termly ‘shining lights’ where staff nominate others for recognition
  • Use of the on site gym

How to apply

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 recruit@fulhamboysschool.org.uk

Please log onto our website www.fulhamboysschool.org for further details about the school.

Job description here 

Application forms should be completed via the QUICK Apply link on the TES here

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Interviews to take place week beginning 15th April but may be held sooner.

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.