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Job details
Employer Kingsdown School
Location Swindon
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1St January 2018

Teacher of Geography – 0.6FTE

Maternity Cover  From January 2018

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, committed and well qualified teachers of Geography to teach across the age and ability range from 11-16 within the Faculty of Human Science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Geography at KS3 up to GCSE level.  

This is a temporary post to cover a period of Maternity Leave. The appointment will cease when the post holder returns to duty or if they do not return when a permanent appointment is made to the post. One months’ notice will be given. There may be an opportunity for a permanent role on successful completion of this maternity contract. 

Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history.  From September we welcomed a  

• New Headteacher 

• New Chair of Governors and we

 •Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust  

We can offer you:  

• the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team 

• excellent facilities and resources

• an ambitious and dedicated student community with supportive parents 

• high quality CPD to develop your career 

• extended opportunities to network across the RLT  

Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust on the 1st September 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee.  

Please contact for an application pack or telephone the HR Department on 01793 837087 or visit  

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 20th November 2017 by 08:00am  Interview date it to be confirmed.  

CVs will not be accepted and no agencies please. 

 If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date this means that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. 

 Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon.  The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced.  A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good”   

Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

About the employer

Information about Kingsdown School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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