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Teacher of Geography

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A thriving Multi Academy Trust is looking to appoint outstanding Geography Teacher to join their community. You should be a passionate lifelong learner who is hardworking and enthusiastic with excellent subject knowledge. You will be a motivated individual with a keen interest in encouraging and inspiring students to love learning and excel in the subject area of Geography. The successful applicant will be prepared to share their practice with colleagues and fully contribute to their in-house programme of continuing professional development.

The school is committed to enabling all learners, irrespective of their current attainment, to achieve. As an organisation they have adopted a 'growth mind-set' and introduced a monitoring culture to help develop all learners. Pupils are encouraged to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities, outings and competitions throughout the year.

The person appointed will be expected to teach across the age and ability range and to play a part, together with other colleagues, in the continuing development of the Geography department. With the current changes to the geography curriculum there are many exciting opportunities ahead as they look to develop and enhance their current geography provision. The school needs people of vision to be part of driving this forward. Their KS3 schemes of learning and assessments deliver an exciting and varied curriculum to pupils. They place great emphasis on providing a range of active teaching and learning techniques in their lessons to engage learners. Their creative approach to learning and the immense progress that learners make as a result of their engagement was recognized by the Geographical Association in June 2016. The school were one of only fifteen schools in the country to be awarded 'Centre of excellence' status.

The external examination results in Geography at Sixth Form have been classified as 'outstanding' with 90% of students achieving A*-C grades, resulting in an ALPS 4 score in the 2017 summer exams. On top of this the department achieved an ALPS 2 score for the most recent AS Level examinations. Despite these successes, they continue to strive for excellence and development. One of the strengths is colleagues strong sense of teamwork whereby all members feel able to contribute to the development of the department, through sharing lesson resources.

As an organisation they are committed to ensuring colleagues are able to have access to quality CPD, through a range of high quality professional learning provision.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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