Teacher of Geography and Humanities Springwood High School, King's Lynn, Norfolk

Job description

Springwood High School part of West Norfolk Academies Trust are seeking a Geography and Humanities teacher to join their supportive humanities team. Geography is an increasingly popular subject at Springwood, enjoying significantly increased uptake in the past three years. The department is a successful one - achieving an ALPs score of 4 for student progress. The school is looking for an enthusiastic, effective and pro-active teacher that will enable this success and growth to continue.

The department places great emphasis on geographical learning outside the classroom environment and there is a great variety of national and international trips which the school would want the successful candidate to both participate in and enjoy.

The department has recently had significant investment in resources. It also benefits from the partnership with other schools in West Norfolk Academy Trust, meaning collaboration, support and shared resources are available.

The ideal candidate will also be able to offer Government and Politics at A-Level, another great opportunity for the right person.

Full time, permanent

NQT applications welcomed

MPS/UPS as appropriate

Please see the vacancy page at www.westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk for an application from, job description and information regarding how to apply.

Visits, or an informal discussion, are welcome. To arrange, please email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk or call 01553 773393

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.

Closing date 23rd February 2020

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching to GCSE
Experience of working in a team
Ability to form strong working relationships with children
An understanding of the use of data in promoting pupil achievement and attainment
Skills and knowledge to deal with student safety and behaviour
Setting high standards to staff and students by personal example
Ability to gain parental support and co-operation
An understanding of the Every Child Matters agenda
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
Commitment to continued personal development
Ability to focus on standards and the belief that all students can succeed given the right opportunity and support
Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities
Ability to achieve value for money within the designated budget
IT literate.

About Springwood High School

Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW
Springwood High School website (opens in a new window)