Teacher of Geography
Teacher of Geography | South West London | ASAP | Temp to Permanent Role (for the right candidate)
Teacher of Geography job, Richmond, London
Teacher of Geography Secondary Job, Richmond, South West London
Start Date: September 2017
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Are you a newly qualified or experienced Teacher of Geography looking to join an innovative academy where you have plenty of opportunity for progression?
Would you like to be part of a school with a purposeful working environment?
If so, this is the job for you.
Your new school
Centrally located in the London Borough of Richmond this is a mixed average sized secondary school with good facilities and resources as it is part of a multi-academy trust. The Geography department is currently attaining 65% for A* to C grades. Most pupils behave maturely and relate well with staff and other pupils so are extremely receptive to inspiring lessons. Subsequently, with this being one of the glowing things outlined during their most recent Ofsted inspection the SLT have clear plans and the structure already in place to rectify their shortcomings. There is a mixture of experience levels within the team and real togetherness thus meaning NQTs are well supported
Your new role
The school is looking for someone who is able to motivate low ability students and raise their academic attainment to ensure they maximise their potential by using a range of different learning resources and equipment, including podcasts and interactive whiteboards to prepare pupils for qualifications and external examinations. Additionally, you would need to be able manage pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour. For the right candidate responsibilities will be given such as taking on the role of form tutor, and supporting pupils on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties
What you need to succeed:
* PGCE/ QTS in education (or equivalent) and experience teaching secondary students
* Ability to teach Geography up to and including Key Stage 5.
* Previous experience working in a secondary school environment
* Strong Classroom Management and Behavioural Skills
Benefits of working for Hays Education:
* Competitive rates of pay and a Guaranteed Pay Scheme
* A personal Consultant offering advice and guidance in this specialist area
* Refer a Friend scheme - GBP250 every time you recommend a teacher
* Free Child Protection and Safeguarding Training
* Recognised holder of the DfE Quality Mark
What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. Nevertheless, if unfortunately this job isn't quite for you but you are looking for a job in teaching, contact your local Hays office for a confidential discussion on your career