Teacher of Geography

  • September 2024
  • Central London
  • Above average for London / Year

This position is permanent and to commence in September

We seek to recruit, for September 2024, a Teacher of Geography teacher or a talented practitioner who would like to develop their career in this direction. Applications are welcome from those with appropriate independent or maintained sector experience, including secondary schools. Outstanding teachers who have recently completed their ECT programme will be considered.

The school has been rated as ‘excellent’ in every category by the independent schools Inspectorate, with academic progress rated as exceptional.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare schemes of work and a syllabus of Geography throughout the   school and to monitor the teaching of Geography within the school;

Organise and attend curriculum meetings with respect to Geography throughout the school curriculum;

Maintain the policy for the teaching of Geography and related issues throughout the school in relation to the current curriculum;

Teach Geography up to and including Common Entrance and School Scholarship level;

Oversee the ordering and maintenance of Geography  resources

Organise and attend the annual Year 7 Geography Field Studies trip;

Attend INSET as required by the Head or Deputy Head;

Attend staff meetings, parents’ evenings and any other functions are required by the Head;

Undertake a certain amount of administration and other tasks related to the post either at the direction of the Head or Deputy Head or by using his/her own initiative;

Play a full part in the life of the school and to undertake pastoral and supervisory duties in the school as required.

Abide by the objectives and targets of the school, and follow the procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance and analysis of relevant records, including assessment.

Fulfil personal requirements where appropriate with regard to school policies and procedures, particularly safeguarding, health and safety, equal opportunities, customer care and promotion of the school’s core values.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

A University degree and / or recognised Teaching qualification.

Experience at teaching Geography to Common Entrance and Senior School  Scholarship level is preferable.

Enormous energy and commitment for the post and the ability to work in harmony with colleagues.

Good organisational skills.

Good health and a good record of attendance.

Sympathy with and readiness to support the school’s Educational ethos.

An ability to use IT  as a teaching resource and for personal administration.

A good sense of humour.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who pride themselves on high teaching standards and who are happy to contribute to the life of the school beyond the classroom.  In return, the school offers excellent rates of pay which are above average for the area.  The level of support given to all staff is excellent.

If you would like more information on this vacancy, please contact Helen Doubler asap via email at helendoubler@appleteachers.com or on 07867654459.  If you would like to apply, please complete the attached application form and return it to Helen Doubler via email at the above address.

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