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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Geography

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

Potential TLR 2b for Head of Year (please see other job post for the role and responsibilities for this)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a committed and inspirational Geography teacher to join our Humanities Team from September 2024.

The Geography Team is collaborative and all teachers are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics taught across Key stages 3 to 5. Our core purpose is to fully engage all our students and ignite their curiosity and determination so they can achieve their full potential.

Staff have a wealth of experiences and interests, which bring many dimensions to the provision of excellent lessons as well as skills and support for a new colleague! We have enjoyed excellent results at both GCSE and A-level and Key Stage 3 proves a popular launchpad for strong progress and uptake in History. Enabling students into Higher Education with confidence is a strength. A healthy approach to broader, innovative ways to enhance learning is encouraged, and trips and out of class enrichment activities add to this.

We welcome applications from creative and dynamic teachers who can contribute to this vision. Although the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of excellent teaching and learning, we also welcome applications from ECTs.

What the school offers its staff

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Further details about the role

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form, which can be found on our website: Vacancies - we shall review applications as we receive them so apply early to avoid delay! We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role

Commitment to safeguarding

TWGSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Due to the nature of the school environment and working with children, these job roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for any role at TWGSB if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01892529551

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks.

At Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, our curriculum is underpinned by our school values of respect, excellence and determination. Our broad academic curriculum, delivered through the scheduled delivery of lessons and the diverse range of co-curricular activities, provides our students with the opportunity to develop into the individuals we know that they have the potential to become.

We are extremely proud of our excellent academic record and (as a selective school) are committed to achieving the highest standards. That said, our philosophy at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is that education is about personal development and should give young people every opportunity to explore and learn about the world around them. We hope to empower our students not only to achieve academic excellence but also to develop into global citizens who will go on to make a positive contribution to society.

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form, which can be found on our website: https://www.twgsb.org.uk/187/vacancies

We shall review applications as we receive them.

Arranging a visit to Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cpeck@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk.

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