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Teacher of Geography

St Matthew Academy, London, SE3 0XX

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  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    26 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale

Teacher of Geography job summary

Salary: Inner London Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale
Required: July / September 2022
Contract/Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Location: SE3 0XX, Blackheath, London Borough of Lewisham

Whether you are an established Geography teacher or an ECT wishing to start your teaching career, if you are ambitious, have a passion for Geography and are able to deliver lessons that are exciting, engaging and inclusive then we wish to hear from you.

Are you a determined, talented and creative teacher?
Do you have a real passion and desire to enthuse pupils with your love of Geography?
Are you interested in fostering independent and collaborative learners?

If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, a high performing school where pupils flourish both academically and socially. In October 2019 Ofsted confirmed SMA as a good school where all pupils, through their hard work and commitment, are able to ‘let their light shine’. We are now on the next stage of the journey to becoming a truly great school at the heart of the community we serve.

The Geography department work creatively and collaboratively to design engaging schemes of work, which help to establish, for our pupils, the importance of the subject in their day to day lives. We offer a variety of visits, fieldwork and additional learning opportunities to help to inspire our pupils to get out and explore the world in which they live.

The successful candidate will be:
• Passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectations
• An enthusiastic and successful teacher
• Committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves
• Well organised, an excellent communicator and keen to take an active role in academy life
• In sympathy with our Catholic ethos

We offer:
• Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
• Staff who are supportive to each other and enjoy working collaboratively
• Personalised programme of professional development and coaching for all staff including a highly rated IMPACT programme for all teachers and a July 1st start date for ECTs
• A modern building, in a delightful setting and excellent resources
• Excellent public transport and road links across London and Kent
• Fully equipped gym and fitness suite, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle-to-work scheme, Tech Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme
• A strong commitment to staff well-being

We value the importance of diversity in our community and the significance of having staff that are representative of the children we teach. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are currently under represented within the Academy.

Our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day.

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About St Matthew Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 16
School size
1018 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
02072598770

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through academy for girls and boys aged 4 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefiting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

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