Teacher of Geography Excelsior Academy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Job description

Teacher of Geography
Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF

Main Scale Salary negotiable depending upon experience
Full Time

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Geography for Excelsior Academy with effect from September 2019 or earlier by negotiation.

Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy in its tenth year. It works on a ‘schools within a school’ model. Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first ‘all through’ Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

Working at Excelsior will challenge you – but the rewards are huge. Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will have the potential to work in Key Stages three, four and five.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website
http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on 0191 2288 400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Mahima Zafar, HR Assistant M.Zafar@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 6th March 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by Monday 11th March 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: week commencing 18th March 2019
Applications should be returned to: M.Zafar@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Essential educational requirements

Degree and Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Leadership and people management skills
Ability to prioritise workload effectively to meet deadlines
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, including tact and diplomacy
Proven ability to raise standards in classrooms
An understanding of the components which comprise outstanding teaching and learning
Use of assessment information to improve own practice and raise standards
Effective use of different strategies to promote good learning relationships and high rates of progress in an inclusive environment
Use of intervention strategies to address identified issues for individual pupil development and progress

About Excelsior Academy

Denton Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6AF
All Through
Excelsior Academy website (opens in a new window)