Teacher of Geography Prendergast School, London

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious Teacher of Geography from April 2019, to teach across KS3 to KS5. This post is offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s maternity leave.

Geography is very well taught at Prendergast School with 66% of the cohort achieving the equivalent of 4+ GCSE in 2018 and a very strong value added score. At A level there is great expertise and the department has achieved ALPS scores as high as 2. The successful candidate will be joining a very strong team of teachers who enjoy working together to develop a love of learning in our students.

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of over 350 students and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years. The school has been recognised by the SSAT for being in the top ten percent nationally of non-selective schools for attainment.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.

Closing date: 9:30am on Monday 11 February 2019

Interviews: Thursday 14 February 2019

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Ability to teach KS3 to KS5 Geography.

Employee benefits

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspiring Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to our staff. For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme. The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

About Prendergast School

Adelaide Avenue, London, SE4 1LE
LA Maintained School
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