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Geography Teacher

Devizes SchoolWiltshire

GEOGRAPHY TEACHER

Salary Grade: MPS - UPS

Salary Band: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum 

Location: Devizes School

Contract Type: All year round

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: 18th April 2021

Interview Date: Week Commencing 26th April 2021

Hours: 32.5 pw

Start: 1st September 2021

About the opportunity
Devizes School is a Good School (Ofsted 2019) and learning is at the heart of all that we do.  We are a very forward thinking school who are always striving to do better.  It is a very happy place to learn and work and the positive relationships between students and staff are based on mutual respect and are at the heart of high standards of teaching and learning.  This results in all students making excellent progress.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher to join this popular and successful school. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well qualified teacher in a successful and forward looking faculty. The ideal candidate for the post would be able to offer teaching to at least GCSE, but there is flexibility around teaching.

A comprehensive programme of support and training will be made available to the successful applicant.  Any NQT appointed will be supported with a reduced timetable, a mentor and a strong commitment to his/her professional development.

The faculty is a strong, popular, successful and well led area of the school which benefits from excellent facilities. A popular mix of academic and applied courses are taught at KS4 and KS5, ensuring that all students enjoy Geography and make excellent progress.

The successful candidate will be

A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations in your own classroom.

Fully committed to learning, high quality teaching and raising standards of all students.

Passionate about your subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.

Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.

Able to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people.

Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.

A role model for our students and staff.

We Can Offer You

A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team

An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.

A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.

Excellent care and support for all staff.

Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.

A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.

Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.

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Benefits

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

Car Purchase scheme (P)

Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)

Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)

Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)

Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)

Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)

Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

TWHF has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS. The Trust values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

TWHF recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. TWHF values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 TWHF welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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