This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
MPS1 to UPS3

Job summary

Geography Subject Leader
(Full Time/Perm)
(Required for an October 2021 or January 2022 start)

Do you want to join an expanding, ambitious and modern secondary school in Kent, rated “Good” in the last Ofsted inspection of June 2018?

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed Geography teacher. A talented practitioner, who will relish the challenge of empowering students to exceed expectations and be instrumental in working within the Humanities team to move our teaching and learning experience forward.

Thamesview is a school where everyone is expected to do their best and our drive to improve means staff can really make their mark and develop professionally. We are proud to develop both academic and vocational qualifications to ensure all our students achieve their full potential.
We benefit from a new school building that provides innovative learning environments and state of the art ICT equipment.

We are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for our children and supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities and bespoke leadership pathways. We are looking for candidates with drive and wanting to progress quickly.

As a school, we can offer you:
• A friendly place to work holding the Silver Kent & Medway Workplace Wellbeing Award, where all members of staff are valued as people as well as professionals
• Active support with your career development.
• Regular, research driven CPD opportunities.
• Students that are proud of their school
• Modern and expanding learning facilities.

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be a strong practitioner with a passion for their subject
• Be enthusiastic and able to demonstrate innovative and creative teaching practices
• Be eager to inspire and motivate students to exceed expectations
• Have high aspirations for all students, is passionate about learning and can contribute new and creative ideas to the Geography curriculum.
• Be prepared to develop and support curriculum design

If you are interested in finding out more about this position please visit our website or email our HR Manager on

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.
Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Additional allowances


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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
881 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01474 566552

About Thamesview School

  • Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards. We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

    • aspirational

    • confident in learning

    • adaptable

    • creative

    • responsible Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners. Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

    Arranging a visit to Thamesview School

    Contact the HR Dept on 01474 566552 ex 1120 or email

    School location

    Thong Lane, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 4LF

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