Teacher of Geography to join our
welcoming Humanities team to help drive forward further developments in the curriculum. The successful candidate
will be able to Ability to teach across the 11-18 age range.
Kingsthorpe College is an oversubscribed 11-18 Academy with approximately 1400 students on roll (200 students Post
16). We were graded by Ofsted as Good in all areas in December 2019, and we are now looking forward to the next
stage of our journey from good to great. In September 2021, we joined Orbis Education Trust, and this has unlocked
further possibilities for colleagues to develop, progress, and make a significant contribution to inspiring the students
within our schools. We therefore believe it is an exciting time to join #TeamKC and be part of a community, which is
resolute in its drive to help our students leave with the confidence and skills to be able to take part in the great
conversations of our times. Kingsthorpe is on a journey to world-class status. Please look at our website
https://www.kingsthorpecollege.org.uk for a comprehensive view of our school.
Staff wellbeing is important to us, and we offer a range of benefits to support our employees including:
- Westfield Health Plan
- Discounts at retailers and holiday companies
- Free Parking
- Flexible working opportunities including the option of a 9-day fortnight Staff Wellbeing Day
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Professional Development
The Geography department achieves outstanding results year on year, which are above the national average. GCSE
Geography is a popular subject across the school, we have excellent exam results at both GCSE (72% 9-4) and A Level
(100% A*-C). A good proportion of those students go on to study Geography based degrees at university.
This faculty are friendly, hard-working , innovative and committed to stimulating student interest in the world around
them and enjoyment in their studies. There are opportunities to complete fieldwork at various points in this journey
and is an integral part of both GCSE and A Level Specifications. Through the British Council, we have partnerships with
schools around the world including in Taiwan, Pakistan, Italy and Germany. We are the school base for the UK Polar
Network Antarctic Flags competition and hold the Met Mark from RMETS for excellent meteorological teaching and
fieldwork, and currently working towards the GA Secondary Geography Quality Mark for 2023.
We place significant emphasis on working collegiately as a faculty to share our expertise and subsequently enhance
the learning experience with our students. Every member of the staff is involved in a variety of professional learning
programmes that take place across the academic year.
Kingsthorpe College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps