Teacher of Geography - temporary
Start date: 1 st January 2024 or sooner
End date: 31 st August 2024
Suitable for a ECT /MPS/UPS
Wood Green is an oversubscribed 11-18 Academy school in the thriving town of Witney, 10 miles west of Oxford. Our strong reputation and results improving year-on-year have led to a rapid rise in student applications. We believe strongly in a culture of mutual respect and strong relationships, demonstrated in our Behaviour Policy built on restorative principles and everything is underpinned by our LEARNWell values. Our school mission is “ to develop exceptional, well-qualified and well-rounded young people who make a positive contribution to our school, our community and the world .” This demonstrates our commitment to the whole child, academically and personally.
We are now looking for a talented and enthusiastic teacher to join our Geography Department to cover a period of staff absence . The Geography Department is a dynamic, creative, and forward-thinking department which is keen to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Geography . The Department obtains impressive results, achieving FFT5 at GCSE ( June, 2023) and 100% (A*-C) at A Level ( June, 2023).
We are looking for staff who:
Want to be excellent practitioners in their subjects
Want to inspire students to learn and grow, both in and out of the classroom
Are keen to collaborate to achieve our shared aims and to develop best practice, and to find solutions to our challenges together
Want to keep learning and growing throughout their career
Are committed to helping all our young people to be exceptional, well-qualified and well-rounded people who make a positive contribution to our school, our community and the world
Committed department teams with the autonomy to innovate, within an effective aligned approach to teaching
Access to high quality CPD
A genuine commitment to s taff wellbeing – wellbeing is a core value and staff wellbeing is one of our strategic priorities. We care about our staff as teachers and as people.
The closing date is noon on the 22nd November 2023
Applications will be considered on receipt and may result in this advert closing early . To apply: please apply via mynewterm . If you would like to learn more about the role or arrange a visit , please email Dan Whitbread at HR@wgswitney.org.uk
Wood Green School and the Acer Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/last employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. Wood Green School is an equal opportunities employer.
Wood Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the health, safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment for whom they are responsible or with whom they come into contact in the course of their duties. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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