Geography Teacher Southfields Academy, London

Job description

Who we are:

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London. It has recently undergone complete redevelopment and benefits from the cutting edge in sporting facilities, art, design & vocational technology facilities, spacious and bright communal areas and classrooms. All of which are equipped with the latest technology and designed by our staff and students to ensure their fitness for purpose to educate the children of today and future-proofed for the children of tomorrow.

The Geography department has a high profile and is popular amongst the Academy's students. Both GCSE and A Level Geography are in popular demand. In recent years, several students have gone on to study the subject at Higher Education and we as a department want to continue this trend. The department has a positive culture of engagement from students at all levels and we ensure our own experiences and passion for the subject forms the foundation of our lessons and schemes of work. All students are taught Geography from Year 7 onward and take their options mid-way through Year 9.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring Geography teacher to enthuse and engage students across the ability range. The ideal candidate will be able to use creativity to develop rich and exciting lessons to cater for all students. The successful candidate will be ambitious and adaptable, with excellent planning and classroom management skills. Planning, forecasting and keeping to deadlines is an attribute we would see in the successful candidate. The successful candidate will be required to teach some hours of KS5 travel and tourism. This teaching role is suitable for an NQT.

The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree in Geography or related subject.

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring Geography teacher to enthuse and engage students across the ability range. The ideal candidate will be able to use creativity to develop rich and exciting lessons to cater for all students. The successful candidate will be ambitious and adaptable, with excellent planning and classroom management skills. Planning, forecasting and keeping to deadlines is an attribute we would see in the successful candidate. The successful candidate will be required to teach some hours of KS5 travel and tourism. This teaching role is suitable for an NQT.

Employee benefits

CPD


About Southfields Academy

At Southfields we aim to create a culture of tolerance and respect for others, where students and staff work together to improve. Our vision is to develop a provision that will secure the best life chances for our students once they leave Southfields Academy. This environment must inspire each individual in the community to be the very best that they can be. At Southfields we have the highest expectations of achievement and behaviour and offer a nurturing and supportive environment where we celebrate difference and ensure that everyone meets their full potential. We value every individual and commit to ensuring everyone feels supported and listened to. We offer the highest quality educational experience, aiming to inspire a generation of lifelong learners, who take pride in their achievements and take ownership of their learning. We believe creativity and imagination are the key to developing future passions and talents. We have a positive, “can do” attitude, believing that the sky is our limit, and we will think creatively and innovatively to meet the needs of our learners and our community. A successful Southfields student will be one that understands the world we live in and is curious and keen to develop further by learning from others around them. This student will leave Southfields ready for their next stage in education or employment, equipped to learn and to grow.

Address
333 Merton Road, London, SW18 5JU
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Southfields Academy website (opens in a new window)