• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    22 March 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    2 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Geography
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)

Job summary

Principal: Mr R Kelsall
Required: September 2021
Teacher of Geography
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604)
Applications from NQT’s are welcome

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Geography to join our team of highly motivated professionals and to add essential capacity to support our exciting growth strategy to become one of the largest academies in the region over the next few years. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, well established and supportive faculty.

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 22nd March 2021 at 9:00am
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applying for the job

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1202 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01782 882100

About Discovery Academy

Our largest Academy opened in September 2011 and moved into a new £25 million accommodation in September 2013. Student numbers are increasing and attainment for all students is improving steadily. The highly qualified and committed staff follow the ‘mission statement’ of Expect Excellence. Steady improvement was validated by Ofsted in 2016 with good judgments for teaching, behaviour and leadership. In 2017 we are very proud that Discovery was the most improved Academy in the City, with results continuing to improve in 2018.

Arranging a visit to Discovery Academy

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

School location

Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA

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