Geography Teacher City of Peterborough Academy, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Job description

We have an opportunity for an ambitious Humanities teacher to join our enthusiastic, collaborative humanities department from January 2020

About You
We expect that, through leading your effective teaching and learning, all pupils will be inspired to achieve the outstanding progress that we know they are capable of. We would welcome specialisms in Geography, History and/or Citizenship for this position.

You must be thoroughly dedicated and committed to driving standards and raising achievement through the delivery of outstanding lessons. We encourage both NQTs and experienced Teachers to apply. Part-time applications will be considered for this role.

About Us
Our academy was opened in September 2013 by the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) after a £13.8m capital build. Based on Reeves Way in Peterborough, our academy has been described as a truly ‘inclusive school’ at our recent National Inclusion Quality Mark inspection, not only have we been recognised as an Inclusive School but also been awarded 'Centre of Excellence Status'. In our most recent Ofsted report, the humanities department was noted as an academy strength so you already know you will be joining a strong team of talented teachers.

In Return
The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which has a proven track record in school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

For NQTs looking to join the Trust you can be assured that we will invest in developing your practice to ensure you succeed. All NQTs are required to attend the NQT development programme where you will be taken through a range of core areas of professional development including induction and training days where all the NQTs from the Trust are brought together.

This training doesn’t stop at NQTs as the Learning Alliance also offers programmes for Teachers looking to develop techniques and strategies to improve classroom practice.

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Emma Warner, PA to the Principal, on 01733 821441 or email ewarner@cityofpeterboroughacademy.org.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

Essential educational requirements

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential qualifications

• Degree level qualification.
• Postgraduate professional Qualification e.g. Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Essential skills and experience

Newly qualified Teachers and experienced Teachers are all encouraged to apply to this post


About City of Peterborough Academy

Our academy was opened in September 2013 by the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) after a £13.8m capital build. Based on Reeves Way in Peterborough, the academy has quickly grown from strength to strength with the most recent Ofsted inspection in April 2015 judging the academy as “Outstanding”, noting pupil behaviour as “exemplary”. A dedicated team of staff aim to help support every child in reaching their full potential. In addition to this we have been described as a truly ‘inclusive school’ at our recent National Inclusion Quality Mark inspection, not only have we been recognised as an Inclusive School but also been awarded 'Centre of Excellence Status'

Address
Reeves Way, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5LQ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Free School
Website
City of Peterborough Academy website (opens in a new window)