Teacher of Geography Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre, Colchester, Essex

Job description

Teacher of Geography
September 2020

Thurstable School seeks to appoint a Teacher of Geography to join our highly successful Humanities Faculty from September 2020.

The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject and about learning, and be committed to achieving excellence in their chosen profession. They will join an exceptionally positive and forward thinking Faculty that is committed to collegiate working.

Thurstable is an oversubscribed and highly successful 11-18 school. We offer staff an open and supportive environment, characterised by trust and by honest professional challenge, which is perhaps why Ofsted commented in 2016 that “the vast majority of staff are incredibly positive and proud to be working at Thurstable School”.

We see our staff as our most important asset, and offer exceptional professional development and training opportunities, teaching across the age and ability range up to A level, and outstanding facilities for teaching and learning. We welcome informal visits from potential applicants.

Application packs are available from our website www.thurstable.essex.sch.uk or by calling the school on 01621 816526.

Closing date: 25th February 2020 9.00am
NOR: 1204 Visits Welcome

Thurstable School, Sports College & Sixth Form Centre
Maypole Road, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex, CO50EW
T: 01621 816526 F: 01621 815409 Email: morleya@thurstable.essex.sch.uk
Website: www.thurstable.essex.sch.uk

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS or pending QTS

Essential skills and experience

The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent Geography Practitioner;
Bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning across the Academy;
Have a relentless obsession about developing all aspects of Geography teaching and learning;
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage, inspire and build excellent relationships with both students and staff;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

About Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre

Maypole Road, Colchester, Essex, CO5 0EW
Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre website (opens in a new window)