- Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
- MPS/UPR (Outer London)
MPS/UPR (Outer London)
Full time from January 2022
Would you like to use your Geography skills to teach highly motivated students in a welcoming and supportive environment? We are looking to appoint a teacher of Geography who has the subject knowledge and desire to inspire our extremely engaged, articulate and diverse student body. The school greatly values the contribution that the study of Geography brings to its curriculum offer and to the all-round development of the students, helping them flourish as global citizens.
Geography is taught as a separate subject throughout Key Stage 3 and is a popular choice at GCSE with over half the year group choosing it as an option. We also run two A Level classes and consistently achieve outstanding results.
Early career teachers are very welcome to apply - we support the development of new teachers through an excellent ECT training programme and the Geography department is very supportive in its approach.
Candidates suitable for the role will:
• be confident in teaching Geography up to and including GCSE to high achieving students and be excited about moving on to teaching to A level
• be passionate about personal and professional development and demonstrate a willingness to engage with the findings of evidence-based research through our whole school CPD programme.
• help extend and enrich students’ school experiences beyond the curriculum
• have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents
We can offer:
• the opportunity to join a highly successful Geography department with a wide range of experience and expertise
• a stimulating and creative environment in a school where extra curricular activities flourish
• a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
• a diverse workplace, with an engaged student and staff community who are currently collaborating on a review of the school’s approach to equality
• a two week October half term
• a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported
• numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)
The Tiffin Girls’ School is ideally situated just fifteen minutes’ walk from Kingston upon Thames town centre and mainline station (Zone 6). For further information about our school please see our web site on www.tiffingirls.org Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.
We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date. We therefore strongly recommend early application.
Closing date 9 am Monday 29 November
The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, verification of the right to work in the UK and a prohibition from teaching check.
Applying for the job
Please download and complete the job application form available on our website https://www.tiffingirls.org More on how to apply (opens in new tab)
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
- School size
- 1217 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
About The Tiffin Girls' School
The Tiffin Girls’ School, a selective state school and stand-alone Academy, is a vibrant and happy community where the girls take centre stage. The school is currently home to 1,218 girls, aged between 11 and 18, and for 139 years has been providing an education where girls can live up to the school’s motto sapere aude - dare to be wise. The school prides itself on encouraging girls to aspire to excellence in everything they do, whether that be: academic excellence, a passion and enthusiasm for the creative and performing arts, sporting prowess, or student leadership. A broad and challenging curriculum sits alongside a stimulating and rewarding range of extracurricular activities, many of which are student-led, and these elements of school life combine to develop inquisitive, confident, dynamic and successful young women ready for their future lives as global citizens.