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Teacher of Geography (Potential Head of Year Opportunity) - Full-time

The Whitstable School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-4091-521T
  • Posted:21/03/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR2B - Head of Year possibility
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:01/05/2024 at 14:00
  • Interviews:w/c 13th May 2024

Advert

  • The Whitstable School
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • MPS/UPS + TLR2B - Head of Year possibility for the right candidate

The Whitstable School is seeking an experienced and passionate geography teacher to join their team in the deliverance of an ambitious curriculum that is committed to developing independent, open-minded and creative learners. The department is committed to instilling a profound curiosity about the world into lessons, challenging students to reach new heights of understanding.

Geography is currently a popular subject choice at KS4, with seven classes in the Year 10 cohort.

Candidates will need to have strong subject knowledge and experience in teaching GCSE content. There is also an opportunity to support the department with the planning and deliverance of KS5 geography as we debut the A Level for the next academic year.

In addition to joining us as a member of the Geography Department, The Whitstable School offers the possibility of an additional TLR for Head of Year role. Also on offer is a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more information.

We are able to offer Flexible Working for candidates that would like to discuss this.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities
  • Excellent CPD programme
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive
  • Free parking on site

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements.

Applications should be made by submitting a SAT Application Form to Natasha.kingsford@swale.at or through Kent Teach. interviews may take place before the allocated date. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

For further information about the role, visits to the school or an informal discussion, please contact Miss Gilbert at catherine.gilbert@swale.at or 01227 931300.

We’re happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach. If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: w/c 13th May 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Information about the school

Why work at The Whitstable school? We have a strong vibrant community of staff whereby teaching and learning can flourish in an environment where respect, discipline, and responsibility are steadfastly upheld so all students can learn and grow without unnecessary disruptions. You will be working in a climate whereby the leadership deeply values languages and will provide both the support, CPD opportunities and resources you require to develop in the role. We are also able to offer Flexible Working for candidates that would like to discuss this.

The Whitstable School is part of the Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement, situated in the highly desirable location of Whitstable, Kent. Rated by Ofsted in February 2018 as a Good school, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk and our twitter page @TheWhitSchool for more about our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natasha Kingsford
  • Address:Bellevue Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1PX
  • Telephone: 01227 931300
  • Email: natasha.kingsford@swale.at

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.