3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible or September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 - UP3

Additional allowances

Plus an additional £1000 Recruitment and Retention Bonus.

What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

What the school offers its staff

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

Further details about the role

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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

Applying for the job

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About Kingsthorpe College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1366 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01604 716106

Arranging a visit to Kingsthorpe College

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