Teacher of Geography Southmoor Academy, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Job description

Teachers make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.
Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
Plan and teach well structured lessons
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

Essential educational requirements

Degree in Geography.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status.

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of at least good teaching in Geography.
Significant evidence of high standards of attainment and progress in the teaching of GCSE Geography.
The ability to work as part of a team.
The ability to design and implement own curricula ideas.
An understanding and application of ICT in Teaching and Learning.
Ability to generate excellent relationships with pupils in order to foster a genuine work ethic with the highest standards.
The ability to work under pressure.
To be committed to comprehensive education.
Willingness and drive to teach Geography at A level
Interest in other humanities subjects with the possibility of teaching Law

About Southmoor Academy

Ryhope Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7TF
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