Teacher of Geography

Dunraven School, LONDON, SW16 2QB

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    29 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Candidates will be expected to have the following skills and knowledge:

● A thorough knowledge of their subject particularly in relation to the new NationalCurriculum, GCSE, and 16-19 developments.

● The appropriate skills required to be an efficient and effective teacher and interest indeveloping this practice further.

● The ability to plan, organise, assess, monitor and evaluate effectively, and to maintain astimulating learning environment. Knowledge of assessment including at Advanced Level.

● Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

● Effective skills in the use of ICT, particularly in relation to GIS and Geography apps.

● The skills required to be an effective form tutor.

● The ability to devise strategies for implementing policies leading to equality of opportunity.

● An understanding of and commitment to whole-school issues in a diverse school and thewillingness to be involved in all aspects of the work of the department and to contribute to the wider life of the school.

● The potential to develop management and leadership qualities further.

What the school offers its staff

If you are successful in your application, you will share in the leadership and management of a staff whoare hard-working, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:

● a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation tonationally recognised courses and providers (SSAT, Teaching Leaders, Future Leaders, NPQs);

● clear pathways for career development and progression with a proven track-record of success indeveloping leaders;

● a supportive and collegiate environment, with regular staff social and sporting activities (such asyoga, football and House events);

● excellent opportunities for leading work with external partners (National Support School, NationalTeaching School);

● a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practicelocally and nationally in a range of fields.

Commitment to safeguarding

Dunraven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Dunraven School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1766 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
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Dunraven is a 4-18, All Through School, recently designated as a National Teaching School which recognises the effort that the school team puts in to making lessons enjoyable and effective for our young people. Equally, the visit of OFSTED in October 2014 which judged Dunraven as ‘outstanding’ in every category was an important public marker of our on-going journey to achieve ‘Excellence for All’.

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