20 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2B - Head of Year possibility for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The Whitstable School
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • MPS/UPS + TLR2B - Head of Year possibility for the right candidate

The Whitstable School is seeking an experienced and passionate geography teacher to join their team in the deliverance of an ambitious curriculum that is committed to developing independent, open-minded and creative learners. The department is committed to instilling a profound curiosity about the world into lessons, challenging students to reach new heights of understanding.

Geography is currently a popular subject choice at KS4, with seven classes in the Year 10 cohort.

Candidates will need to have strong subject knowledge and experience in teaching GCSE content. There is also an opportunity to support the department with the planning and deliverance of KS5 geography as we debut the A Level for the next academic year.

In addition to joining us as a member of the Geography Department, The Whitstable School offers the possibility of an additional TLR for Head of Year role. Also on offer is a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more information.

We are able to offer Flexible Working for candidates that would like to discuss this.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive
  • Free parking on site

What the school offers its staff

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements.

Applications should be made by submitting a SAT Application Form toNatasha.kingsford@swale.ator through Kent Teach. interviews may take place before the allocated date. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

For further information about the role, visits to the school or an informal discussion, please contact Miss Gilbert at catherine.gilbert@swale.at or 01227 931300.

We’re happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach. If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: w/c 13thMay 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1080 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01227 931300

Arranging a visit to The Whitstable School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email natasha.kingsford@swale.at.

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