A school that is outstanding in every aspect, are looking to appoint a Geography Teacher to commence a part time, 4 days per week, year long maternity contract in January 2023.
- 1 year maternity contract
- Geography Teacher
- £34,247 - £52,463
- Academically selective school that boasts continued outstanding features in every area
- Part time vacancy, 0.8 (4 days per week)
- Nice timetable with predominantly non exam classes (Key Stage 3)
SCHOOL INFORMATION - Geography Teacher
This school produces young people who are confident in their abilities, and considerate in their attitudes.
Their mission is to develop lively, inquiring minds and aid young people to reach their full potential. Through strong leadership and exceptional teaching, the staff aim to continue the tradition of academic excellence, while also looking to serve the ever-changing needs of a new generation of students. They aspire to send all young people into the increasingly interconnected world with the relevant knowledge and wide range of skills necessary to succeed.
Learning is not solely limited to the classroom and staff foster a study environment that takes students well beyond the curriculum. They are proud to provide a plethora of exciting and worthwhile extracurricular activities, and also encourage students to engage in independent research activities and student-led societies.
The Senior Leadership Team places a high importance on the student voice and is committed to taking into account the views of the student body. Students are encouraged to value the principles of democracy, meritocracy and civic duty through participation in the School Council. In this way, their young people realise the importance of devoting time to the community while developing a capacity for mediation and leadership.
The School is therefore committed to working collaboratively with parents, carers and the local community to support our young people during their formative years. By providing an environment where differences are celebrated and respected, they aim to enable students to develop a strong sense of identity and individual purpose.
REQUIREMENTS - Geography Teacher
Applications are welcome from a Geography Teacher at any stage in their career including ECT's as the school has a reputation for providing outstanding support and professional development training. Geography Teachers and overseas trained Geography Teachers will be considered for this position, but applicants should have UK QTS or an overseas formal secondary school teaching qualification recognised in the UK. Ideally you will have experience of working in a London Secondary School and can demonstrate a track record of delivering outstanding results.
THE ROLE - Geography Teacher
Geography Teacher who would enjoy working with highly motivated, intellectually curious students at Key Stages 3 (although there is scope to add Key Stages 4 & 5 to the timetable).
The Geography Department has both experienced and newly-qualified members of staff. All are able to offer the support required for any teacher, including a newly-qualified teacher, who is eager to contribute and make a difference to students that are conscientious and enthusiastic. They are supported by a fantastic team of technicians who are diligent in their preparation, organisation and involvement in aspects of teaching and learning.
The Humanities and Social Science Department, as a whole, works as a close-knit group, sharing resources and strategies across the year groups taught at the school. Geography is a popular option at GCSE and A Level. The department's exam results in 2019 were outstanding at both GCSE and at A Levels:
- At GCSE, 87% of students achieved grades 7-9, with 40% achieving grade 9 and 70% grades 9/8.
- At A level, 11% of students achieved an A*, 46% A*/A and 67% A*/B.
If you would like to work with a supportive team in a friendly environment, with guaranteed A level teaching, then this is the school for you.
As a member of staff you will experience a collaborative professional community, with quality development opportunities to inspire our students. Staff well being is of high importance and staff will be trusted and valued. They constantly push so that the School is a great place where everyone works together on a daily basis to be their best.
In return, the school can offer the successful Geography Teacher the following:
- A highly regarded progression pathway with middle and emergent leadership programme;
- A broad and wide ranging staff development programme, delivered by outstanding experts;
- Outstanding facilities and resources to support teaching and learning;
- A friendly and diverse student and staff community;
- Access to confidential emotional and practical advice support services.
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