Teacher of Geography

Paignton Academy, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3WA

This job expired on 29 June 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year with potential of permanent)


£25,715 - £1,605

Teacher of Geography job summary

11-16 Academy NOR 1456


The Academy is looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher of geography to deliver high quality lessons from September 2022. If you are an excellent classroom practitioner, who is flexible, dedicated and passionate about delivering exceptional learning experiences, then we want to hear from you.

This is an exciting time to be joining our Academy as we seek additional teachers to meet rapidly increasing student numbers. September saw the completion of a new purpose-built, state of the art, 2 story mathematics accommodation at the Waterleat Road campus to house additional students. Two other recent capital projects costing in excess of £4 million pounds have just been completed.

The Geography department is a friendly and innovative team and the successful candidate will have the capacity to be both an outstanding geography teacher and an enthusiastic and dynamic team member. The department enjoys excellent facilities and provides its staff with a supportive, forward thinking environment with plenty of opportunities for professional development. These range from our extensive ECT programme through to leadership progression opportunities within Paignton and across the Trust.

The successful candidate will be confident teaching geography from Key Stage 3 to GCSE and have a high level of subject expertise. They will work alongside other geography staff to plan, develop and deliver an engaging curriculum that achieves the best possible outcomes for all students

Paignton Academy forms part of Bay Education Trust, a small Academy Trust comprising of three schools. The Trust was set up on 1st December 2014 to further develop the collaborative work across all three schools. The Academy is situated in Torbay and is part of the beautiful English Riviera. It is within easy reach of stunning beaches with golden sands, rolling countryside and Dartmoor. It is also only a short drive away, via the new South Devon link road, from the historic city of Exeter and its surrounding areas.

We welcome applications from high quality practitioners to join Paignton Academy. The successful candidate should have Qualified Teacher status and have an up-to-date knowledge of developments in geography. The post would equally suit an Early Careers Teacher or experienced teacher.

‘Teachers are motivated and committed to improving their practice.’
‘Good conduct is the hallmark of the school. Pupils are respectful to their teachers and so good relationships result’ ‘Teachers feel valued and well-motivated’ Ofsted
Prospective candidates are very welcome to visit or make contact for an informal chat.

Applications should be sent to the Personnel Department of Bay Education Trust (relevant email address on the website) by midday Wednesday 29th June 2022.

To access the Candidate Information, Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, please visit www.bayeducationtrust.org

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

A DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required for this post.

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About Paignton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1398 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01803 393809

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