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Full Time Teacher of Geography - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-260T
  • Posted:18/01/2024
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:19/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:As soon as applications are received


Hugh Christie School

Full-Time Teacher of Geography (Humanities)

Hugh Christie is a mixed wide ability 11 to 18 high school based in Tonbridge, Kent. We will shortly be joining the Leigh Academies Trust, which is one of the country’s largest and most-established multi-academy trusts operating across Kent, Medway and South East London. It contains primary, secondary and special academies and is highly inclusive and successful. 

We are seeking a motivated, organised and effective Geography (Humanities) teacher with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver the subject.

Support will be provided for less practised teachers and the option to teach at KS5 will be considered for suitably skilled and proficient applicants.

The History and Geography teams are led by exceptionally experienced teachers with a wealth of resources and expertise to share.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be passionate about their subject(s) and be able to communicate the importance of the subject with students.
  • be organised, efficient, reliable and strive to meet high standards and expectations.
  • be able to inspire students from a range of backgrounds and abilities and help them strive to be better people.
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner and confident to deliver their subject(s). 

We welcome applications from both ECT’s and experienced teachers. 

Please contact Mrs N Riddle for an application form on 01732 353544 ext 242 or nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk. Further information is available on the school’s website: www.hughchristie.kent.sch.uk

Closing date: 19th April 2024

Start date: September 2024

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Information about the school

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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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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.