Teacher of Geography Kings' School, Winchester, Hampshire

Job description

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our Humanities team. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Geography to pupils of all abilities and ages and also to contribute towards the wider life of the school. We welcome applications from experienced teachers as well as teachers who are newly qualified.

We are committed to appointing only the most inspirational teachers. Our teachers routinely deliver great lessons which are well-planned, highly challenging, innovative and active for our pupils. The successful applicant must be prepared to share their practice with colleagues and fully contribute to our in-house programme of continuing professional development.

We are a happy and ambitious school and excited about the future of education. If you are an imaginative and energetic practitioner and want to make a difference to the life-chances of all the pupils in your care then this could be the post for you.

Essential educational requirements

A good Honours Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Continuing professional development (if they are not a Newly Qualified Teacher)

An effective teaching career, with a track record of above-average exam outcomes for pupils (or, if they are an NQT or student, good references from their training establishment and/or placement schools)

Essential skills and experience

An up-to-date knowledge of the best classroom practice, including the use of assessment for learning

A secure knowledge of good practice for child protection

An ability to inspire young people

An absolute commitment to their welfare and development

An understanding of the moral seriousness of what schools do

A conviction that education, while important, should also be fun

A belief that schools should be inclusive communities in which everyone is equally valued

A love for their subject

A commitment to a career-long process of professional learning and development

A commitment to direct personal contribution to extra-curricular activities

An ability to form outstanding relationships with colleagues and with pupils

Resilience, enthusiasm and a sense of humour


About Kings' School

Kings’ is an oversubscribed, happy and successful 11-16 Community School with around 1680 pupils, serving the city of Winchester and the surrounding area. It has been judged as “Outstanding” by OFSTED on 4 consecutive occasions.

Address
Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5PN
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Kings' School website (opens in a new window)