Teacher of Geography St Ivo Academy, St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Job description

Teacher of Geography
Required from March/April 2020
Full time, Maternity Cover post
[MPS/UPS]

We are seeking a well-qualified, passionate Teacher of Geography to join our successful and ambitious department. This is a full time, Maternity Cover position, which would suit an NQT or an experienced colleague. St Ivo Academy is one of the largest academies in Cambridgeshire. Awarded ‘Good’ by Ofsted across all areas in our summer 2016 inspection, our academy is simply a great community in which to work and thrive.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who will engage, challenge and motivate our students. In return, we will offer you the chance to join a strong and experienced team, enabling you to develop your own skills and enhance your career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities. A comprehensive induction and support package is available for all new staff.

The Geography department at St Ivo Academy is highly successful. We have held the GA’s Secondary Geography Quality mark for the last 6 years and we are also a Geographical Association Centre of Excellence. Geography is a very popular option at GCSE and we currently have 13 GCSE groups across Year 10 and 11. We are following the AQA GCSE specification. Geography at A Level is also a very popular option with 41 across Year 12/13 students and we follow the OCR A level syllabus.

Our academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post would be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical and employment references.

St Ives is a beautiful and ancient riverside market town enjoying the benefits of a superb location in rural Cambridgeshire: centrally located next to the A14 and within easy reach of the county towns of both Cambridge and Peterborough. Visits are most welcome from potential applicants.

To apply for this vacancy access our website http://www.astreastivo.org/job-vacancies. Please email your application, along with the equal opportunities form to: hr@astreastivo.org

Closing date: 6th January 2020 (9.00a.m.)

Interviews: to be held week commencing 13th January 2020 (shortlisted candidates will be informed of the exact date)

The academy reserves the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window (if applicable).

Essential educational requirements

Degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Suitable for a newly qualified teacher or experienced colleague


About St Ivo Academy

We are a successful secondary school with Sixth Form located in St Ives, Cambridgeshire. Rated 'Good' in all areas by Ofsted in 2016, we joined Astrea Academy Trust in March 2019.

Address
High Leys, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6RR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
St Ivo Academy website (opens in a new window)