13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter 2024 (or earlier dependent on successful candidates availability)

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you seeking a new opportunity to join a highly successful comprehensive school that is committed to providing an outstanding education of excellence for all? Are you someone who is a passionate teacher of geography? Would you thrive when working with other committed and innovative practitioners? The Halley Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of Geography to join us from April 2024.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate Teacher of Geography to become part of an established, collaborative and successful Humanities team to ensure that students enjoy a challenging, dynamic and rewarding curriculum.

This is a full-time opportunity that offers a competitive MPS + Inner London salary, commensurate with experience. We also welcome applications from prospective colleagues who would wish to work part time, as well as full time.

If this sounds like an environment within which you would like to work, apply to join our team from April 2024. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, flexible, well organised and able to work as part of a team, as well as having the ability to work alone when required.

We deem this to be a great position on the basis that;

  • We offer a vibrant and committed humanities department that is passionate about geography and dedicated to supporting students throughout their learning experience and securing the best possible outcomes.
  • We offer pupils the very best in learning opportunities by delivering high-quality teaching via our bespoke curriculum, alongside inspiring extracurricular opportunities.
  • We believe in developing staff into outstanding practitioners through our excellent CPD programmes.
  • This is further supported through our membership of the Leigh Academies Trust which provides regular teach-meets and co-operative training sessions within the trust to facilitate staff and student growth.

Suitable and interested candidates are encouraged to make contact with Ben Russell (Principal), by contacting him on ben.russell@thehalleyacademy.org.uk

Key responsibilities, as outlined in the job description, include;

  • Set high expectations that inspire, motivate, and challenge students.
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by students.
  • Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.

What the school offers its staff

The Halley Academy has a diverse and dynamic staffing body of committed, creative and hardworking educators who enjoy coming to work as they benefit from:

  • A calm, organised and professional learning environment;
  • An academy culture that is committed to the holistic development of children;
  • Evidenced-based teaching and learning policies rotted in the strongest possible evidence about how children learn best;
  • A clear and consistent behaviour policy which ensures that disruption to learning is minimal;
  • A visible and approachable leadership team;
  • A comprehensive weekly CPD programme that supports all staff in their academic and pastoral roles;
  • Opportunities to collaborate with, and learn from, colleagues across the Leigh Academies Trust.

Further details about the role

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 31geographically organised academies (15secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding:Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Applying for the job

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About The Halley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
876 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Arranging a visit to The Halley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

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