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Teacher / NQT of Geography

The Deanes, Benfleet, Essex

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

We seek to appoint a Teacher of Geography within our successful Humanities Department. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational classroom practitioner who is organised and innovative and has a passion to improve learning for all students. They will be able to teach Geography across a range of abilities and disciplines. The ability to teach a second subject may be an advantage.


• To plan and prepare lessons to a high standard, using a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate student learning (appropriate to needs and demands of specifications taught).
• To set and mark work, including homework in accordance with the school Marking and Feedback Policy.
• To be fully involved in the monitoring process.
• To encourage a learning experience which provides all students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
• To assess, record and report on students’ progress and attainment, maintaining accurate and appropriate records.
• To prepare students for examinations, internal and external, including assessment and recording of accurate data.
• To carry out appropriate administrative tasks
• To ensure that ICT, Literacy, Numeracy and SMSC are reflected in the teaching/learning of students.
• To manage behaviour appropriately in line with the School Behaviour Policy.
• To have high expectations from all students.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The ideal candidate will have the following:


Experience of teaching GCSE in specialist subject
Teach intervention groups at KS3 and KS4


Good organisational skills
Effective planning and teaching
Effective behaviour/classroom management
An ability to demand high expectations
Ability to work independently and be a team player
Ability to enthuse and direct students and staff towards raising expectations and levels of achievement
The ability to meet deadlines
Good ICT Skills

Employee benefits

The well-being of our staff is a high priority. All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs. There is ample car parking on site and we are well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport, within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 513 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Contact email ggriffiths@thedeanes.essex.sch.uk

About The Deanes

School location

Daws Heath Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2TD