Teacher of Geography 0.6 FTE, Somerset

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The Kings of Wessex AcademySomerset
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Suitable for an Experienced Teacher or NQT

We want to hear from you if you are an inspirational teacher who has a passion for seeing young people succeed. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are either a NQT looking for your first qualified teaching role or a more experienced teacher. Geography is a popular and successful subject at Kings.

The successful applicant will join a supportive, dynamic, and progressive team. We are committed to an active, skills-based approach to teaching and learning. We offer a range of fieldwork experiences to students in Swanage, Bristol, Pembrokeshire, Iceland and Honduras. We are continually seeking to develop more learning experiences out of the classroom.

Candidates will need to demonstrate that they:

  • are an outstanding teacher (or as an NQT, aspiring to be outstanding)
  • have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to consistently teach inspirational lessons
  • have good organisational and communication skills
  • can be innovative, creative, enthusiastic – able to deliver results
  • have the ability and willingness to make a broader contribution to the life of the Academy


The Kings of Wessex Academy is based in the beautiful Somerset Village of Cheddar, close to Bristol.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mrs K Armitstead, Subject Leader for Geography on 01934 742608. We are committed to offering excellent opportunities for CPD.

Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019 8.00 am

Interview date: to be confirmed

To apply for this position, please complete a teaching staff application form, (which is available on our website), together with a letter of application for the attention of Mr G Ball (Executive Head Teacher). Your letter should be no more than two pages of A4, detailing your experience to date and why you are the best candidate for the position. Completed applications should be returned by post or by email to jobs@kowessex.co.uk

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Address: Station Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1934 742608