Teacher of Geography

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
04 Jun 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Currently looking to recruit a Teacher of Geography to join us from September 2017

Salary: Inner London Scale
Required: From September 2017
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London
Closing Date: Tuesday 9th May 2017, 9am

We are looking for an NQT Geography teacher with high expectations, who has a passion for developing their student's potential as well as taking on additional responsibilities in post under our Head of Geography. The core purpose of this post is to contribute to the continuing development of the Geography curriculum and the overall development of the department. It is expected that the successful candidate will consistently plan and deliver outstanding lessons.

As a teacher of Geography you will also be expected to quickly become familiar with the new specification and be able to apply literacy techniques to support extended writing in the classroom. You may also be expected to support our Primary phase.

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is 'let your light shine' and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to demonstrate excellent teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer:

  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
  • A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
  • A fully equipped gym and fitness suite which is well used by staff and supporters of the Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Weekly NQT CPD support program as well as individual mentoring and coaching


We welcome visits to our school prior to application. To apply, please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at or you can contact Ben on for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9th May 2017, 9am

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St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts. This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.

Contact Details
Benjamin Evans c/o St Matthew Academy, St Joseph's Vale
Blackheath, London SE3 0XX
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