3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Geography
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

We require a Teacher of Geography for September 2021. The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, keen to develop leadership skills in the Humanities Faculty at Lord Grey and will have excellent subject knowledge. This post would be suitable for an NQT.

The successful candidate:

• will have a strong commitment to teaching and learning in Geography
• will be an effective classroom practitioner committed to raising standards for all students
• will be able to teach Geography at Key Stage 3 and 4, and Sixth Form if appropriate
• will be fully committed to enabling all students to achieve well and make good progress
• the drive and determination to motivate colleagues and students
• a creative and energetic approach to teaching and management
• good organisational skills
• the vision to develop the courses currently offered
• open to change, new ideas and innovation

Why choose Lord Grey Academy?

• Culture of high expectations and a strong belief that all can achieve
• Very clear routines for learning so that teachers can teach and students can learn
• Culture of support and feedback for staff
• Highly visible student-centred Leadership Team
• Positive, supportive and friendly colleagues
• Weekly CPD and regular opportunities to benefit from working with other schools in the Trust.

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of encouraging all students to be ambitious, determined, independent, respectful and successful and completely committed to promoting our mantra of Lord Grey Can!

A lesson observation and a formal interview will form the selection criteria. A candidate information booklet and application form are available on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

Completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey Academy or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on Wednesday 14th April 2021. Details on how to apply for this post are in the How to Apply Section of this booklet.

Only successfully short listed candidates will be contacted.

Join an Academy on a rapid journey of improvement as part of a highly supportive and growing MAT. Lord Grey joined Tove Learning Trust in April 2018 and is situated in Bletchley on the outskirts of the growing city of Milton Keynes. The right candidate will join us on our exciting journey to providing a great education for our amazing students as we prepare them for adult life. There is a great team to work with who are already on the path to making changes that will shape the future of the Academy.

Tove Learning Trust
The trust is committed to ensuring that all students achieve as highly as possible and we work hard to offer stimulating environments that enable every learner to progress and flourish. We have a small central team and a committed Board of Trustees that are focused on delivering outstanding outcomes. We aim to have academies that are excellent communities of learning where students thrive on success. There are seven secondary schools and one primary school in this growing Trust.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

Please read through the information in the pack carefully and please do not hesitate to contact the Academy if you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this! If you cannot make a visit, then please feel to phone us to talk about the post.

The application form can be found on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

You should ensure that you complete all sections of the application form. There is a space on the form titled Support of Application and in here you should explain how your experience will help you to carry out the job that you have applied for and how you think you meet the criteria in the person specification. This section should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1452 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
hr@lordgrey.org.uk

About Lord Grey Academy

Lord Grey Academy is an exciting and vibrant learning community where students enjoy great success in and outside of the classroom. Our Academy motto; Aspire, Learn, Achieve is important to us as we prepare our students for successful adult lives in an increasingly competitive world.

Lord Grey Academy is popular and is the first choice school locally. We have a strong focus on academic achievement throughout the school and develop our young people to be independent and resilient learners. We are immensely proud of our inclusive ethos and of the positive relationships that we build with parents and the local community. We believe that all students can achieve.

Arranging a visit to Lord Grey Academy

If you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this! If you cannot make a visit, then please feel to contact us to talk about the post on hr@lordgrey.org.uk.

School location

Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW

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