Teacher of Geography

The Stockwood Park Academy, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5PP

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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Six months

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (dependent on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will have

  • Enthusiastic team-orienteered teacher that can support in the continued development of a knowledge-rich curriculum. The candidate will be able to support the Head of Geography in achieving this aim.
  • Key Stage 4 and 5 experience would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of AQA specification for Geography would be advantageous
  • Recent experience of the redevelopment of schemes of learning and curriculum would be advantageous
  • Experience with Field Work and/or trips would be
  • Leadership skills – being able to take responsibility for development of SOL and lessons
  • Someone with a passion for Geography and bringing new ideas to improve the learning with the subject
  • Good behaviour management and building of relationships with students
  • Good degree and PGCE/QTS
  • Resilience in working with challenging behaviours

What the school offers its staff

It is incredibly important to us here at The Stockwood Park Academy that all our staffare valued, listened to, mentored, challenged and given adequate opportunities to develop. As a Teaching Trust, we offer exceptional teacher training andhigh-qualityprofessional development programmes catered to your needs. Consequently, we have many success stories of staff that have joined us and been given excellent CPD and training that has allowed them to climb the career ladder.

Further details about the role

Key Duties

  • To manage pupil learning through effective teaching in accordance with the Department’s schemes of work and policies
  • To use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of pupil needs and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils.
  • To set high expectations for all pupils, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.
  • To use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect which allows pupils to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem.
  • To assess pupils’ work systematically and use the results to inform future planning, teaching and curricular development.

Commitment to safeguarding

‘We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

TheDepartment for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

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About The Stockwood Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1447 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01582 211226

Secondary Academy

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