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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

What skills and experience we're looking for



The successful candidate will:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status
  • Have an Enhanced DBS Certificate
  • Have the ability and quality to teach Geography across the age and ability range
  • Have the willingness to teach other Humanities subjects if necessary
  • Be a good, enthusiastic team member
  • Be a reflective practitioner, who has the potential to develop his/her own career further
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents and students


The successful candidate will:

  • Have enthusiasm for Geography
  • Believe that students are capable of high standards, and expects them to achieve
  • Have the capacity to develop our pupils both in Humanities subjects and beyond
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and sharing expertise
  • Be keen to contribute to the development of the department
  • Have competent ICT skills

What the school offers its staff

Geography is part of the Humanities Curriculum Team at Wallingford School alongside History, Religious Studies, Philosophy and Media Studies. We are a large team with a wide variety of experiences and skills in all subjects and we regularly meet to share ideas related to teaching and learning across the department.Geography is a very popular subject at Wallingford. An exciting and varied curriculum at KS3 leads to significant uptake at GCSE with over 100 students choosing Geography each year- around half of whom continue their studies to A-level. Geography is taught by a highly committed and enthusiastic team.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Merchant Taylors Oxfordshire Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wallingford School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1308 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Wallingford School is an oversubscribed, successful 11-18 school with enthusiastic students, supportive staff and excellent facilities. We are among the most successful schools in the country for progress in English and Maths. In 2019 students achieved 75% 4+ in English and Maths at GCSE, with a Progress 8 score of +0.31. Our A Level students are consistently in the top 25% nationally for Value Added progress. This is a very happy and supportive environment, with great relationships throughout the school. We place an especially high value on the development of colleagues and have an extensive professional development programme. There are many opportunities for teachers to work collaboratively across the school.

Arranging a visit to Wallingford School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruit@wallingfordschool.com.

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