Teacher of Geography

Ormiston Victory Academy, Norwich, Norfolk


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £23,720 to £35,971

Job summary

Teacher of Geography
Teachers’ Main Pay Scale
Required from Easter 2020 (earlier/later start possible)

Ormiston Victory Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Geography. The successful applicant will be an outstanding professional who takes pride in their work and is determined to develop the teaching of Geography so that students of all abilities enjoy their learning and are motivated to succeed.

This position offers a fulfilling opportunity to be part of a successful, friendly and dedicated team committed to ensuring every student achieves their true potential.

The Geography department has a reputation for excellence reflecting the strong quality of teaching and learning. The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to be part of a successful, friendly and dedicated team committed to ensuring every student achieves their true potential. An outstanding candidate may also be considered for receipt of a TLR payment for leadership of our Duke of Edinburgh programme.

The academy incorporates the successful and growing Lord Nelson Sixth Form College. We are delighted to be part of the Ignite Teaching School Alliance and we have strong links with the University of East Anglia. We are proud to be sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate would benefit from the opportunities which arise as a result of this.

If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe that all young people can achieve high standards and are prepared to work tirelessly to ensure their success; we want to hear from you. We would welcome and encourage candidates to visit the academy by appointment.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am Monday 9th December 2019
Interviews expected to be held by: Thursday 12th December 2019

We may interview and appoint earlier and therefore suggest candidates submit their application as soon as possible.

If you think this might be the role for you, please email your letter of application and completed application form (available on our website, www.ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk) to Nicole Hawes, PA to the Principal on n.hawes@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk

Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Ormiston Victory Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

We are looking for a talented teacher who:

• Has demonstrated achieving an improvement in results, particularly at GCSE level
• Has a real love for geography, with a special gift of communicating that passion.
• Is dynamic, innovative, self-motivated and able to inspire others.
• Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.
• Is committed to raising standards of attainment and developing the success of the department.
• Has experience of teaching A’ level or would like to develop expertise in this area.
• Enjoys working as part of a team and demonstrates reflective practice through the high expectations they have of themselves and the students.

Employee benefits

Optional TLR for Leading Duke of Edinburgh programme

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1075 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Ormiston Victory Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email n.hawes@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk

About Ormiston Victory Academy

Ormiston Victory was graded ‘outstanding’ in its 2013 inspection by Ofsted and we are committed to making this success sustainable for future generations.

School location

Middleton Crescent, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0PX