Geography Teacher Buxton School, London

Job description

Main duties:

1. Teach across the age and ability range.

2. Prepare and use appropriate teaching methods to ensure that all pupils are enabled to learn according to their aptitude and ability.

3. Ensure work is planned to take full account of National Curriculum documentation, school and departmental policies.

4. Keep and maintain accurate records in order that pupils’ work and progress can be monitored and evaluated.

5. Complete pupil reports and reviews.

6. Participate in the development of schemes of work and appropriate resources, contributing effectively to the work of the department.

7. Participate in cross curricular developments relating to the curriculum area.

8. Maintain a cheerful, well organised, orderly and stimulating learning environment.

9. Maintain the highest of standards and expectations in all dealings with pupils.

10. Attend meetings identified in the School Calendar, including Parents’ Evenings as appropriate.

11. Participate in appropriate INSET/Professional Development.

12. Contribute to and promote extra-curricular activities.

13. Undertake supervision duties as identified in the published rota.

14. Act as a form tutor and actively participate in year group activities.

15. Carry out the duties of a teacher as outlined in the most recent National Agreement and support the Headteacher in the delivery of school policies and the School Development Plan.

Essential educational requirements

Teaching qualification. NQT welcome

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

We are an all-through school, this is a great opportunity for employees to gain experience with both primary and secondary students on on-site

Employee benefits

Are you an outstanding teacher who strives for excellence for all? Are you looking for a new professional development opportunity?

We are seeking to employ an experienced and dynamic practitioner, who can bring enthusiasm to help improve our dedicated Humanities department who will as of September 2020 be seeing more students take on EBacc subjects. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

We are a kind school and have an atmosphere of support and development for both students and staff. The successful applicant will have a passion for Geography, effective communication skills and strong subject knowledge which will inspire both our students and staff. You will have the commitment to embed a positive culture of learning amongst students and staff. You will have a flexible and enthusiastic attitude and the potential to manage all aspects of a motivated and aspirational department.

We expect you to contribute to the Geography department to enthuse, engage, motivate and inspire staff and students.

We believe that we can transform the learning of generations of children by having the full range of children on one site (aged 3-16) led by staff and supported by a community who share common values, learning and curriculum aims, polices, and practices in an all-through school. We are a leading edge learning community in the field of all- through education.

Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from the school website or hardcopies can be requested via e-mail from Stacey Bell, PA to the Headteacher a

About Buxton School

234 Cann Hall Road, London, E11 3NN
All Through
LA Maintained School
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