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Teacher of Geography / Humanities - Full-time

Wrotham School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5409-314T
  • Posted:05/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS +£5,000 recruitment incentive (non agency)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:03/03/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:As Arranged


Teacher of Geography / Humanities

Required for ASAP

Full time

MPS/ UPS equivalent, +£5,000 recruitment incentive for Non-Agency applicants

Applications from NQT’s are welcome.

Interviews: As Arranged

Due to an increase in student numbers we are excited to advertise the position of Geography teacher within our Humanities Department

We are justifiably proud of our outstanding Humanities department which consistently delivers an engaging and inspirational curriculum whilst achieving the highest levels of student progress at GCSE and A Level.

Our results are well above average and reflect the refined levels of pedagogy in the department.

As well as being a suitably qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge and pedagogy; the ideal candidate will be emotionally intelligent, highly motivated and will be willing to take measured risks to deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum that develops students’ thinking skills, progress and aspirations.

As a Geography teacher at the school you will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a creative and dynamic Humanities curriculum that will enrich your own practice through high expectations of student engagement with challenging content and subject skills. The successful candidate will be part of a highly supportive and collaborative team of teachers with a long standing culture of sharing best practice.

Wrotham School is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and actively encourages applications from all potential candidates regardless of race, gender, sexuality and disability.

Wrotham School is part of the Character Education Trust, which is a small Trust that is focused on developing student’s strength of character. More information about the trust can be found here: https://www.charactereducationtrust.org/

We are a comprehensive school and students make outstanding progress, our recent Ofsted report (May 2019) recognises the leadership of the school alongside many aspects of our provision as outstanding. Ofsted make specific reference to our supportive atmosphere and positive working environment. Our students achieve some of the highest progress and attainment scores in Kent and we are proud of our deeply embedded culture of high expectations. 

Wrotham School 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 Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

To apply please complete the application form available on our website, and write a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 explaining how your skills, experience and aspirations meet the requirements of this role. 

If you would like to make an application or discuss the post please contact Ben Sanchez, HR, on email at BSanchez@Wrotham.Kent.Sch.uk     

Information about the school

Wrotham School forms part of the Character Education Trust, a 2 Academy Trust that aims to provide students with high quality academic and ‘Character Education’.

Our vision is to support and encourage the students within our Trust to develop good character; to be confident and kind; to have integrity; to respect difference and to make a positive contribution to the community around them. A link to our website for more information can be found here https://www.charactereducationtrust.org/

The school has been recognised for its excellent work on Character Education by being awarded the prestigious School of Character Kitemark - a formal acknowledgement of the work the school has done to promote and develop good character in the school community.

We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels.

Wrotham is a small village in the heart of Kent, surrounded by a scenic rural landscape and beautiful countryside with excellent (5 minute) access from the A20/M20 and close proximity to the A2/M2/M25/M26. Journey by road from nearby Bromley/ Dartford/ Bexley/ Orpington varies from 15-30 minutes. The local mainline station is a 10 minute walk from the school and is on the direct commuter line to Victoria Station in central London; this line includes stops at Bromley South.

For further information visit our website www.wrothamschool.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.