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  • Job start date

    26 August 2024

  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Geography

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 Hours

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of Geography

Wreake Valley Academy

Permanent

Contracted Hrs: 100%

Salary: MPS/UPS

Start Date: 26th August 2024

Are you an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment?

Are you looking to work for an organisation who is committed to promoting a healthy work-life balance?

Would you like to inspire the next generation?

If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join Wreake Valley Academy on a permanent basis to undertake the role of Teacher of Geography. The is an exciting opportunity for someone who has energy, commitment, and a clear vision to join our dynamic Humanities team.

The geography department is vibrant and academically ambitious, being taught as part of the core curriculum in years 7-9 and a popular option at GCSE. This role is primarily for teaching Geography at KS3 and 4; however, the department does deliver A Level Geography and the right candidate will have opportunities to experience teaching at this level if desired.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to work with and enhance a forward thinking, successful, small, supportive, and motivated team. As well as welcoming application from experienced teachers we also welcome applications from newly qualified teachers who are committed to helping our students to realise their full potential.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold QTS status
  • Possess excellent subject knowledge with the ability to articulate their expertise within their teaching
  • Possess the ability to teach high quality lessons and consistently provide learning opportunities that progresses students’ learning and achievements
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to build positive working relationships with pupils, parents/carers and stakeholders
  • Be a team player – whilst it is important as a secondary teacher to work independently, there are regular points of the working day and week where working alongside support staff and other teaching colleagues is vital, therefore working as part of a team that is supportive and effective is paramount to the role


What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • Opportunity to work within a supportive team
  • Access to the Bradgate Learning Alliance to share best practice, learn and network with other colleagues
  • Opportunities for career development with access to professional development, apprenticeships and training schemes
  • Access to the generous Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Employee Support Service (counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)
  • Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme
  • Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wreake Valley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
952 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Wreake Valley Academy is an 11-18 school with approx. 800 students on roll. It joined the Bradgate Multi Academy Trust in September 2018, which includes many of its feeder schools, and which operates solely to support local schools within Leicestershire.

Arranging a visit to Wreake Valley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nplummer@bepschools.org.

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