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Teacher of Geography

The Featherstone Academy, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Job details

Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

The Featherstone Academy seeks to appoint an experienced Teacher of Geography to join our highly committed Humanities department. The successful candidate will have an outstanding teaching ability, have the skills to motivate and engage students, and will have a continuous objective to enrich the lives and learning experiences of our young people. We are a small school with an inclusive culture and warm ethos, yet we have big ambitions to be a beacon of learning, aspiration and success for our local community.

Essential educational requirements

A degree in Geography or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of commitment to own professional development
 Evidence of high achievement in teaching or training
 Effective use of Assessment for Learning to engage pupils as partners in their learning
 Excellent subject knowledge
 Ability to teach Geography across key stages and to all levels and abilities
 Use of assessment and attainment data to improve practices and raise standards
 Excellent communication and presentation skills
 Competent user of ICT
 Ability to plan and resource effective interventions to meet curricular objectives
 Passion for teaching and a positive outlook
 Commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility
 The ability to work under pressure and the determination to succeed
 Punctual and well organised;
 Reflective, resilient and resourceful

Employee benefits

This is a real opportunity for you to make your mark, and as a growing Multi Academy Trust with an excellent reputation and access to high-quality CPD for all, there are always opportunities for career development for ambitious and committed colleagues.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 379 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Featherstone Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk

About The Featherstone Academy

School location

Pontefract Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ