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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 May 2024 at 2:40pm

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Geography

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS commensurate with experience + £2,000 bonus for right candidate

Additional allowances

MPS commensurate with experience + £2,000 bonus for right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

We know that exceptional Geographypractitionersare in high demand which is why we are offering arecruitment and retention bonusof£2,000for the right candidate(£1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year's service).

We are seeking a motivated, organised and effectiveTeacherof Geography (Humanities)with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver the subject.

Support will be provided for less practised teachers and the option to teach at KS5 will beconsidered for suitably skilled and proficient applicants.

The History and Geography teams are led by exceptionally experienced teachers with a wealth of resources and expertise to share.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be passionate about their subject(s) and be able to communicate the importance of thesubject with students.
  • be organised, efficient, reliable and strive to meet high standards and expectations.
  • be able to inspire students from a range of backgrounds and abilities and help them strive tobe better people.
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner and confident to deliver their subject(s).

For further information please contactMrs Nicki Riddle, Principals’ PAatnicki.riddle@lahughchristie.org.ukor01732 353544 ext 242.

Working with us:Hugh Christie School has recentlybecome part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we lookforward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff andstudents. Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy HughChristie. Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere. All staff striveto ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

Click hereto view our website and learn more about Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

What the school offers its staff

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding:Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young peopleand expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBSdisclosure.Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible.Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Leigh Academy Hugh Christie

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1226 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01634412258

Arranging a visit to Leigh Academy Hugh Christie

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Isabelle.cochrane@latrust.org.uk.

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