This job expired on 3 July 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,000.00 - £27,915.00 Annually (Actual) School Teachers Terms & Conditions pay range, dependent upon experience; prorated to 0.6 FTE

Teacher of Geography job summary

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of geography to join our highly successful Geography Department. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach geography at key stages 3 and 4.

In geography, students are taught in groups without any setting. The curriculum is designed to be relevant and engaging. The department follows the national curriculum at Key Stage 3, the Edexcel B specification at GCSE and the Edexcel specification at A level. Uptake in the subject is high and attainment is excellent. In 2023, 51% of students achieved a grade 9 at GCSE and 94% of students achieved grades 7-9. At A level, 84% of students achieved grades A*-B.

The Geography Department is housed in a contemporary building, where it has three dedicated teaching rooms and shares an office with the History Department. Each teaching room has a computer and a data projector.

The department integrates a wide range of fieldwork into the curriculum. Key Stage 3 includes fieldtrips to North Wales and Salford Quays. GCSE includes a two-day residential to the Lake District and a day trip to Manchester, and A Level includes a four-day residential trip to North Yorkshire. The department is also running a five-day fieldtrip to Iceland in the October half-term break.

We are open, supportive and flexible with high-quality CPD opportunities through our Teaching School Hubs and Professional Development Institute.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for a full list of responsibilities and accountabilities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1368 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

There are currently twelve schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include: working cross-phase, knowledge exchange between our schools and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession.

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS) was in the first cohort of schools to be designated a National Teaching School in 2011. AGGS is the lead school in the “Alliance for Learning”. Our teaching school alliance comprises schools of every type and phase, plus universities, throughout a wide geographical area. The impact of teaching school activities is felt within the Trust and far beyond. We have a reputation for excellence regionally and nationally, of which we are very proud. The successful candidates must be willing to engage in the school’s commitment to developing AGGS as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning.

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