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Teacher of Geography (Full Time 1.0 FTE/Fixed Term Contract linked to maternity leave)

St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed Teacher of Geography to join this forward-looking department. You will be a strong classroom practitioner who has the ability to motivate young people of all abilities and you will be able to work well in a team.

St Thomas More Catholic School Geography Department is a dynamic and enthusiastic department with a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. Our approach to our curriculum is underpinned by engaging our students in their understanding of the wider world by ensuring a varied, engaging and challenging curriculum which supports all pupils in preparing for Key Stage 4 and beyond. Interleaved learning is at the core of our planning and how we can effectively develop young geographer’s thinking.

The department is committed to continually reviewing and updating units of learning and teaching and learning styles, in order to engage students and facilitate achievement. We adopt a range of strategies in the classroom to allow pupils to develop communication skills and become autonomous learners.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1487 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Thomas More Catholic School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@stthomasmore.org.uk

About St Thomas More Catholic School

St Thomas More School is a co-educational Catholic Academy which provides for the education needs of 11-18 year old pupils from the west of Gateshead L.A. Our school aims to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment within which students can attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to assist them in taking their place in the world outside school in a useful and fulfilling career, with a firm sense of Christian commitment.
The School has a dedicated team of teachers, both catholic and non-catholic, who work tirelessly to fulfil this aim.
St Thomas More School has developed over the past 25 years into a large, highly successful comprehensive school with extremely good examination results at every level, an intake of 235 and a long waiting list of parents seeking admission for their children. The Sixth Form is truly comprehensive with exceptionally high return rates and a wide range of courses that cater for the range of abilities of the pupils. The progression rate to Higher Education is extremely high, including successful Oxford and Cambridge entries on an annual basis.

School location

Croftdale Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4BQ