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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    6 March 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

Geography Teacher job summary

Wildern Secondary School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton and we are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, and creative Geography Teacher to join our Humanities department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

The successful candidates would be given excellent career development opportunities. For interested candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong positive and supportive culture and work with a fantastic curriculum team with excellent GCSE results we would love to hear from you. This role is also suitable for Early Career Teachers.

Benefits of working within our Geography Department:

  • Large and supportive team of 4 experienced teachers with a passion and love of Geography and the world around them that inspire and create a sense of awe and wonder within our students.
  • Good to above average GCSE results
  • Very popular subject with incredibly high uptake at GCSE
  • 3 year KS4
  • A diverse range of subjects taught at KS3 and KS4 that both meets AQA criteria for KS4 and develops students KS3 knowledge to help them access KS4 curriculums whilst simultaneously creating learning that inspires students.
  • Opportunities to develop cultural capital through residential and international trips and further enrichment through clubs.
  • Well-resourced schemes of learning which are adapted and updated regularly to ensure subject knowledge is relevant and engaging for us and our students.
  • Resources are shared and updated centrally by all members of the Geography team.
  • Opportunities to develop and explore PD through curriculum meetings and workshops with the team as well as whole school twilights.
  • Great access to ICT facilities such as Digimap and Google Classroom.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Generous Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre

If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Monday 29th April 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wildern School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1921 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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