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Teacher Of Geography - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-578T
  • Posted:15/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Aug 2019
  • App Close Date:31/03/2019 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teacher of Geography

Required 27th August 2019

Are you a forward thinking, highly motivated and experienced teacher of Geography?  

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who can inspire and motivate our GCSE and A Level students. Prior experience of teaching Travel and Tourism may be an advantage.  At Homewood School we encourage the use of a range of innovative teaching techniques for a positive impact and development of our students.

Our large Geography department teaches a variety qualifications up to Key Stage 5. Over 140 students opt for GCSE geography each year and a significant number go on to A-level geography and further study geography based subjects at university. The department also has a rich programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.

With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities.  We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities.  Homewood School is part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages.  All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

If you are interested in this vacancy please apply directly to the school: www.homewood-school.co.uk or please contact Mrs Karen Nicholls, Human Resources at the above address.  We are not recruiting through agencies for this post.

Closing date for application: 31st March 2019 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01580) 766267

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.