Teacher of Geography (Geography/RS)

Thomas Knyvett College, Ashford, Surrey

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subjects Geography, Religious Studies
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £25,543 - £41,635pa

Job summary

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To start September 2020

Please note during the school closures, as a result of the current Coronavirus (COV-19), all interviews for teaching roles are still going ahead remotely via TEAMS or SKYPE.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Teacher of Geography and RS to join our team at Thomas Knyvett College. We are looking for an inspirational teacher who meets the Teacher Standards, with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student.

You will be fully supported both within the faculty and by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work. When you join us, you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given a generous and effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have access to a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.

Our outstanding staff and wonderful students make us a great place to work. Thomas Knyvett College, part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), sets high standards for behaviour, promoting traditional values that will be important for life-long achievement. We believe that academic attainment flourishes in this atmosphere, enabling students to develop into confident and well-rounded young adults.

We offer an excellent NQT Welcome Payment of £2000 (conditions apply) and a supportive programme with a mentor and reduced timetable.

Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school. We have made rapid and sustained progress over the last five years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that the next five years are as productive as possible. As an exceptional learning community, we have developed our vision and we are as ambitious as ever for our students and staff. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do.

What Ofsted said:

“Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding”. Inspectors praised the ‘warm and respectful’ relationships and highlighted that ‘pupils behave very well’ and ‘there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfil the school motto of ‘bringing out the best’.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

For more information on Thomas Knyvett College and working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please click here If you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please contact the Head of school, Richard Beeson: richard.beeson@tkc.org.uk

To contact the THPT Recruitment Team please email recruitment@thpt.org.uk or call 01372 455796.

Interviews may be held earlier than the closing date, by mutual agreement - early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employee benefits

excellent CPD opportunities and a competitive NQT Welcome Payment

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 727 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Thomas Knyvett College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@thpt.org.uk

About Thomas Knyvett College

Thomas Knyvett College’s approach is both forward looking and traditional, offering a proven high quality education. We provide opportunities for students of all abilities within the 11-16 age range to achieve high standards within a caring atmosphere that enables them to develop socially and academically. We work hard to engender in all students self-esteem, confidence and consideration for others through their secondary education. We set high standards for behaviour, promoting traditional values that are important for lifelong achievement. We believe that academic attainment flourishes in this atmosphere enabling students to develop into confident and well-rounded young adults.

School location

Stanwell Road, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU