Role: Teacher of Geography
Start: September 2017
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.
- 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.
- Qualified Teacher Status
- A degree in Geography or a related subject
- Experience of teaching Geography to GCSE level
- Ability to teach A-Level
- 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.
- 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.