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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 February 2024

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Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS

Teacher of Geography job summary

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for young people? Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy that places learning at the heart of everything it does, where your professional development is important to us and your innovation valued? If so we want to hear from you.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Geography Teacher to join our high performing, forward thinking and collaborative Geography department, and teach Geography at key stages 3 and 4. This position requires a qualified and dedicated Geography teacher with passion and drive, who believes that every student can achieve their full potential.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an inspiring teacher with real passion and enthusiasm for the subject with excellent subject knowledge.
  • Be committed to delivering an excellent standard of teaching for all students every lesson.
  • Set themselves and their students high standards and have high expectations.
  • Be a good communicator and a strong team player.
  • Have a willingness to contribute to the department and whole school projects, including the extracurricular life of the Academy.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Geography.

We:

  • Are a Rights Respecting Gold award school with a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued.
  • Are committed to continuous improvement and creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life.
  • Offer a whole range of opportunities to further develop colleagues’ teaching skills and leadership potential.
  • Are well resourced and ICT rich.

Are part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users.

‘Outstanding, resilient and loving’ is how one of our students described our school during our last Ofsted inspection, so we know you would love it here – our friendly, supportive staff always go the extra mile for their students. We are an Ofsted rated Good school, come and join us on our journey to Outstanding.

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed. This post is suitable for a teacher currently in their ECT year(s) or an experienced teacher.

In return, we will offer you:

- A collaborative and inclusive culture, where team members will upskill you and give you regular opportunities to learn from each other in a safe and collaborative environment, both within your schools and Trust-wide.

- An opportunity to undertake structured CPD via access to the National College online CPD platform and/or apprenticeships such as Level 7 Senior Leaders Masters, with regular twilights.

- Access to Career Pathways and Pledge to help you plan for and make your goals a reality via our Professional Growth and Performance (PPG) process.

- A wellbeing culture, with paid and unpaid time off to support life events via our Life Leave Policy, access to a Wellbeing Champion and the opportunity to participate in our annual staff wellbeing survey with Edurio, so we know and can respond to views.

- Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which includes confidential counselling, access to wellbeing advice and a lifestyle app called “My Possible Self”.

- Access to a suite of supportive policies, such as Life Leave, Wellbeing, Career Break and Family Friendly.

- Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (LGPS).

- Access to a comprehensive employee rewards package including Long Service Awards, Employee Referral Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and contribution to glasses and eye-sight tests for eligible display screen users.

- Opportunity to be part of key Trust-wide collaborative groups such as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI working group) and Wellbeing working groups, including menopause support and neurodiversity support.

- Onsite parking at all schools.

NB CVs will not be accepted.

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Saltley Academy as a Geography Teacher.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment and selection process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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 Saltley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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