Teacher of Geography South Wirral High School, Wirral, Merseyside

Job description

The person appointed will join a staff with ‘an unswerving commitment to ensure that every student achieves their goals, whatever their circumstances’. South Wirral High School is a rapidly improving school, with average Progress 8 in 2018.

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. We pride ourselves on our community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to aid in transition - shown in our motto "Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community". This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience for each student, aiming for success in examinations and the other aspects of school life - including sports, the arts, leadership and as contributors to our community.

The person appointed will teach across age and ability range at KS3, 4 and 5.
We have a national reputation as an Arts College and the persons appointed will teach across the age and ability range to ‘A’ Level.

The Assessment Process will be: student voice panel (25%)
lesson observation (25%)
interview (50%)

Closing date: Monday 25th November 2019
Interview date: Thursday 28th November 2019

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates. Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by 26th November must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Completed application forms and letter of application with CV and the names of two referees addressed to Headteacher: headteacher@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

Please see the school’s website www.southwirral.wirral.sch.uk
for further details and an application form.

The post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of gender, race or disability

Our Safeguarding Policy can be found on our school’s website:
http://southwirral.wirral.sch.uk/policies/

Essential educational requirements

Degree

Essential qualifications

PGCE
QTS

Essential skills and experience

Experience of successful teaching as evidenced by adding value to student achievements

Have a thorough working knowledge of the curriculum as it relates to this subject

Promotes literacy through lesson planning and delivery

Demonstrate excellent classroom practice

Relate to and motivate students

Have commitment to raising standards and achievement of all students

Possess good behaviour management strategies

Uses assessment levels to plan lessons


About South Wirral High School

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form. We pride ourselves on our community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to aid in transition - shown in our motto "Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community". This declares a vision for our school where each student's progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience for each student, aiming for success in examinations and the other aspects of school life - including sports, the arts, leadership and as contributors to our community. We have a national reputation as an Arts College.

Address
Plymyard Avenue, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 8EH
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
South Wirral High School website (opens in a new window)