Full-Time Geography Teacher (maternity cover from April 2018), Orpington, Kent

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Darrick Wood SchoolOrpington, Kent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A full-time temporary teacher of Geography is required from April 2018 for maternity cover. 

We are seeking someone who:-

  • Is an enthusiastic and committed teacher who will plan and execute high quality lessons to ensure progress by all pupils;
  • Will assist in the development of the curriculum and be prepared to share good practice across the Faculty;
  • Will mark work regularly to provide formative feedback for pupils to revisit their work and make improvements;

Darrick Wood is a mixed eight-form entry outstanding school in Orpington, Kent. Having achieved the World Class Schools Quality Mark we continue to strive to provide the very best education for our pupils. As a designated Teaching School, we can provide you with a supportive teaching environment, and exciting development opportunities. 

The Geography Department is housed in dedicated classrooms in the Humanities Faculty and is a very popular GCSE and A level subject. The School has an extensive Wi-Fi network and provides laptops for all staff.

Various extra-curricular activities are on offer and Gifted and Talented trips are planned throughout the year. Fieldtrips go out with the Geography department to Tower Hamlets, the South Coast and Dorset. The Faculty offers many trips including Italy, Greece, Iceland, Russia, Belgium and Poland.

Darrick Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

Closing date: Thursday 18th January 2018

An application form and job description is available on our website, via the apply button.

Please note only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered.

Any queries please telephone Mrs Deborah Crockett, Human Resources.

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More about Darrick Wood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington, Kent, BR6 8ER, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 850271
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Darrick Wood School is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational secondary academy for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Orpington, Kent, and there are currently 1,730 pupils on its roll. Darrick Wood School was rated as “outstanding” by ...