Barnes Wallis Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of Geography(with a willingness to teach Travel & Tourism BTEC). This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
If youare ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.
We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
About the role
To teach geography to Year 7-11 and ensure student progress is maximised.
To create a positive ethos and climate for learning in your classroom with high expectations for behaviour and work output alongside a fair and transparent system of praise and reward.
To monitor the progress of students against targets, intervene accordingly and evidence this intervention.
You are required to carry out the duties as set out in the relevant paragraphs of the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document. The post requires you to teach pupils in the age range 11 to 19 and with others outside that age range as required for transition and outreach work.
In carrying out these duties you will need to work in compliance with all Academy policies and procedures as set out by the Trust and Governing Body and the reasonable direction from colleagues with the relevant position of responsibility.
You will have the role of Form Tutor, even when a form has not been assigned to you and may be asked to carry out some or all of those duties if required.
In addition, you will continuously evaluate and review your role and propose improvements to this Job Description in the light of experience as part of the performance management process. You will also be required to carry out any other additional duties as might be reasonably required by the Principal.
Permanent – Part time role
About our Academy
Barnes Wallis Academy is a place of learning and excellence where students come first and where everyone is cared for and valued.
The Academy aims to excite learners’ imaginations, broaden horizons, increase aspirations and life chances by providing a world-class education leading to academic excellence. We embrace the value of enrichment and extra-curricular activities and aim to produce resilient, confident, healthy young people with transferrable life skills which give them the ability and desire to determine their own future and make the world a better place.
Through a high quality, skills-based education we produce adaptable, independent, employable learners, confident at solving problems and taking responsibility for themselves as citizens in the 21st century.
Salary & Benefits
MPS 1 - UPS3 FTE £25,714 - £41,604, per annum - £10,285.60 - £16,641.60 pro rata
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
Rewards and Recognition Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
Who we are looking for
Experience of raising levels of achievement and attainment
Effective use of data to inform planning
Experience of lesson planning and effective assessment for learning
Maintaining a high standard of teaching and learning
The central role of ICT in teaching and learning
Curriculum issues and development
Improvement – raising achievement
An understanding of geography teaching
Enable students to achieve high expectations through good quality teaching and learning
Inspire students to have high aspirations and achieve their full potential
Build and maintain relationships with staff, governors, parents, students and the community
Demonstrate commitment, enthusiasm and motivation
Foster an open, fair and courteous environment
Demonstrate strong analytical skills to inform improvement
Be innovative and able to manage change
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.
Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities.
Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
Our aim is to be the country’stop-performing multi-academy trust in the country. Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
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