Teacher of Geography Cheney School, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Job description

Teacher of Geography

Salary range: M1 (£24,373) – UPS3 (£40,490) per annum

(With NQTs accelerated to M2/ £26,298 subject to successful completion of professional review at end of term one)

From January 2020

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, ambitious and innovative teacher to join a successful and progressive Humanities Faculty primarily teaching Geography but with a willingness to teach more than one subject. We are a strong team, committed to the importance of Geography in the school curriculum with a focus on sustainability throughout our school. We offer popular trips, innovative and current Geographical topics, and place the promotion of excellence in learning at the heart of our work.

We would welcome a team player who is keen to work collaboratively and contribute to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas. This exciting post offers teaching in KS3, KS4 and KS5.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
have the determination to provide high quality classroom teaching;
want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.
Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact David Twycross, Head of Humanities, on: dtw@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

We can offer you:

Salary: £24,373 - £40,490 per annum (with NQTs starting on M2/ £26,298, subject to successful professional review) Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below and email it to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date: Wednesday, 20 November at 8:00 a.m.

Interview: Wednesday, 27 November

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About Cheney School

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances. We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

Address
Cheney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Cheney School website (opens in a new window)