History and/or Geography Teacher

Rivers Academy West London, Feltham, Middlesex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects History, Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541

Job summary

Teacher of History and/or Geography
(With potential career progression to become a lead practitioner and/or Specialist Leader in Education)

The world needs our children to have a deep understanding of our history and our world in order to learn from our mistakes and to mould their future.

Do you have a passion for History and/or Geography? Do you want to nurture the next generation of young adults to be the best version of themselves?

If you have answered yes to the questions above, we would love to meet you! Our students are looking for a teacher with a passion for History and/or Geography.

For more information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, Sam Smith (HR Administrator/PA to the Principal) would be delighted to hear from you! You can contact her on 02087519830 or email HR@rivers-aspirations.org

Our Commitment to Safer Recruitment:
Aspirations are committed to safeguarding and undertake pre-employment checks in accordance with DfE requirements.

Essential educational requirements

Hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualification.
Hold a recognised full teaching qualification (including the holding of qualifications of at least Level 2 in Mathematics and English.
Any further relevant training.

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of curriculum developments related to the post.
Ability to use recent developments to inform own and others practice.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and email) and in using student record information systems
Good understanding of how children learn and how to raise standards of achievement.
Ability to interpret and act on a wide range of key data.

Employee benefits

What we offer:
- A well-resourced, established and flourishing Humanities Department with Lead Practitioners and Aspirant Lead Practitioners
- A collaborative working environment
- A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training
- Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression
- Supportive Leadership Team
- Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed
- Open and positive working environment
- Fully Equipped fitness suite
- Feedback and Advice
- Excellent Transport Links to Central London (30 minutes) and Heathrow Airport (15 minutes)
- A wider Supportive Trust network
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Parking on Site

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1020 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Rivers Academy West London website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@rivers-aspirations.org

About Rivers Academy West London

Rivers Academy West London has the highest aspirations for every student and provides exceptional education and pastoral care for each individual. As a result, children perform tremendously well in external examinations in both Year 11 and Year 13.

Each member of our highly skilled and professional teaching and support staff is passionate about ensuring students are equipped with the qualifications, qualities and skills to reach their personal ambitions beyond their academic years. Students and staff demonstrate an enormous pride in Rivers Academy. We are a happy Academy, focused on supporting and challenging each other to achieve our full potential.

We are delighted that Ofsted refers to Rivers students as having “high expectations of themselves and displaying good behaviour. They conduct themselves well in lessons and around the school”. Ofsted recognise that at Rivers Academy “Pupils are well prepared for life in modern Britain. They receive high-quality careers advice and guidance” (Ofsted, 2019). Click here to view our latest Ofsted Report

Staff enjoy knowing that each student leaves us well prepared for successful future careers with excellent qualifications, high levels of self-esteem, confidence and the skills necessary to thrive in a very competitive world.

Our prospectus only provides a glimpse of life at our vibrant Academy. I would strongly encourage you to visit us. We would be delighted to welcome you and have a variety of events designed with this in mind. Please contact Sam Smith by emailing hr@rivers-aspirations.org

School location

Tachbrook Road, Feltham, Middlesex, TW14 9PE