Geography Teacher The Littlehampton Academy, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Job description

Geography Teacher required for September 2020

We are looking for a capable and dynamic teacher of geography with the expertise to teach across the age group, including A Level opportunities. This post would suit experienced teachers or exceptional NQTs wishing to launch their careers in an Academy offering first class induction and support.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and ambitious school. The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy with a core ethos that supports the development of both staff and students. We are determined to improve student performance in all areas. You will be joining the academy at an exciting time and will have opportunities to make significant contributions.

The Humanities Faculty is a small team of well-qualified teachers, who work collaboratively, using a wide range of resources. We are ambitious for our students and aim to deliver a cutting edge geography curriculum. Geography is a perennially popular subject at KS4, and the team is proud to deliver engaging and challenging lessons, ensuring we meet the needs of all students through personalised learning. We also believe that a good geography education goes beyond the classroom, so we support our studies with numerous fieldwork opportunities.

Students at TLA are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers. Colleagues are highly supportive and if you join us, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

UK Qualified Teacher Status as recognised by the DfE for teaching in secondary education

Essential skills and experience

We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers, and those who are at the beginning of their career. We would consider supporting unqualified graduates who wish to pursue alternative routes to QTS. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to the team. The successful candidate will be motivated, creative and resilient, possessing both the skills to deliver high quality teaching and learning and the drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached.

Employee benefits

The Littlehampton Academy teaching staff benefit from the following:-
• a collaborative approach and highly supportive colleagues;
• an extensive CPD programme tailored to skills and experience;
• the opportunity to join Action Research Groups;
• proven student progress;
• students who are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers;
• strong links with Brighton, Sussex and Chichester Universities;
• free use of the Academy’s fitness suite;
• free on site car parking and easy access to local public transport;
• cycle to work scheme.


About The Littlehampton Academy

The Littlehampton Academy, part of the Woodard Academies Trust, is an improving 11-19 Academy serving the local community of Littlehampton and the surrounding area. The Academy (TLA) boasts excellent facilities, having moved into our state of the art new building in 2012. Littlehampton is on the coast of central southern England between Brighton and Chichester. It has hundreds of square miles of countryside, over half of which are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, vibrant and varied cities and towns. It has award-winning Blue Flag sandy beaches that have attracted family visitors for generations, while the River Arun and the harbour provide an exciting range of recreational water activities. The Littlehampton Academy ethos reflects our deep commitment to delivering an outstanding education to the students we teach. We prioritise inclusion, value individuals and excel in delivering pastoral care and personalised learning paths for our students. Our aim is to offer students not only a first-class education, but also to teach them real-life skills that will provide lifelong benefits.

Address
Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 6FE
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
The Littlehampton Academy website (opens in a new window)