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    Required for January 2025 or Before.

  • Closing date

    2 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Geography

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 32.5 hours a week.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

SALARY: TMS1 (£30,000) ~ UPR3 (£46,525) FTE

Additional allowances

With Potential Head of Year Responsibility TLR of £7,263.

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Buckingham School’s vision is Success for All; success for our students, our staff and our community. By joining us, you will be part of an establishment that seeks to develop individuals holistically, through our seven school virtues, where personal responsibility and self-improvement underpin all that we do. We are a student-centred school that recognises that our staff have the authority, expertise and passion to bring our vision to life.

Due to the school’s expansion and growth in student numbers, we seek to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of Geography. Whilst having a real passion for the subject, we are looking for an innovative and committed classroom practitioner who can teach exceptional Geography lessons across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 as well as the experience and drive to continually improve the subject. We are looking for the right candidate to raise standards of student attainment and achievement, monitor and support student progress and hold high expectations of themselves, their team and their students.

This is an exciting period to join The Buckingham School; we have just completed 2.5 million pounds of renovation work within the school, with more remodelling and renovation of the school premises planned in the near future. We have seen steady improvement in all areas of the school over the past three years and we will continue in our quest to become the community school of choice within the locality. We are ambitious, oversubscribed and our students are fantastic to work with.

Applications are welcome from ECTs as well as experienced teachers. We have a proven track record of support and development and an excellent ECT package is available.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will offer you:

  • A professional, supportive and experienced Team
  • A personalised approach to Continuing Professional Development
  • A role in a school that has a clear vision
  • The opportunity to work with students who possess excellent attitudes to learning
  • A learning environment that is ambitious, collaborative and forward-thinking

Further details about the role

Please access the full job description, application form and self-declaration form from the school’s website www.buckinghamschool.org . Completed applications, giving full contact details of two recent relevant professional referees (one of which is your current employer) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to emansfield@buckinghamschool.org.

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 2nd September 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early for a suitable candidate, therefore if you are interested in this role please submit your application as early as possible.

Interview Date: Suitable candidates will be invited for interview following receipt of their application, therefore we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a candidate is appointed – we look forward to hearing from you!

Commitment to safeguarding

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the school.
The Buckingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, Disclosure & Barring Service and online screening in line with the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ act.

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About Buckingham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1160 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Buckingham Secondary School is an Ofsted rated “Good” School, which is only the start of what we can achieve. The school encompasses a rich and harmonious multicultural community and is committed to the development of all students, with the majority staying on in the Sixth Form.

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