Geography Teacher

Recruiter
Remedy Recruitment Group
Location
Maidstone
Salary
23547.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Teacher of Geography

Start: September 2017

Salary: MPS

Location: Maidstone

Ofsted rating: Outstanding

Contract type: Full time. Permanent.

Remedy Education’s Client is looking for an experienced and confident Geography Teacher This role is a position where the member of staff will be required to teach a KS3-KS5.

Particular Responsibilities:

  • To complete the tasks of the classroom teacher as defined by the National Standards.
  • To work with the Head of Department to ensure students are taught to the highest standard.
  • To undertake the duties of form tutor as directed by the Head of Year and appropriate managers.
  • To be aware of the current research on teacher effectiveness and professional qualities (e.g. as identified in the Hay McBer research).
  • To be responsible for personal professional development according to the Staff Development and Inset Policy, and the Appraisal Policy.

Essential Qualifications:-

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A degree in Geography or a related subject
  • Experience of teaching Geography to GCSE level

Desirable:-

  • Ability to teach A-Level

Professional Attributes

  • High expectations of students and a commitment to ensure they can achieve their full potential.
  • Positive values and attributes and high standards of professional behaviour.
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with children, young people colleagues, parents and carers.
  • A commitment to improving practice through appropriate professional development.
  • The desire to act upon advice and feedback and be open to coaching and mentoring.

Knowledge and Understanding

  • A good up to date working knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching and learning and behaviour management strategies.
  • An understanding of the Geography curriculum and assessment arrangements.
  • An understanding of the range of approaches that can be used for assessment.
  • An understanding of how literacy, Numeracy and ICT can be used to support teaching.
  • An understanding of how to personalise provision to meet the learning needs of the full range of students.
  • An awareness of current legal requirements regarding the safeguarding of children.

Professional Skills

  • Be able to plan and teach challenging and well organised lessons.
  • Be able to use a range of teaching strategies and resources.
  • Be able to provide opportunities for students to develop literacy, Numeracy and ICT skills.
  • An ability to provide constructive feedback to students on how to improve their attainment.
  • The ability to implement a clear framework for classroom discipline.
  • The desire to work as a team member.

In addition to candidates’ ability to perform the duties of the post, the interview will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children including:

  • Motivation to work with children and young people
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline.

Please email your CV over to Charlotte at Remedy Education today for consideration.