Teacher of Geography, Cottingham

Closing date:

Focus School - Cottingham CampusCottingham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Outstanding Geography Teacher

Part Time (0.4 FTE), 1 Year Fixed Term

(Potential move to Scunthorpe in the near future)

Do you have presence, personality, drive and determination?

Are you passionate about students developing their own learning?

Do you have an uncompromising approach to high standards?

Would you like to work in an environment where your commitment to excellence will have direct and proportional results in whole school achievement?

Focus Cottingham Campus is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, well-qualified and outstanding Teacher of Geography who can continue to inspire and enthuse our Key Stage 3 and 4 students to achieve at the highest levels whilst supporting the development of all learners. 

The school provides an outstanding level of education for all pupils. In 2017 Cottingham Campus made the top 100 school list for its GCSE results, placing 32 out of all schools in the country including state and independent schools, both selective and non-selective (DFE 2017). The school offers enjoyment, opportunity and professional challenge within a supportive environment. Our goal is to reach outstanding in all areas and to become a leading edge school. At our campus we are promoting new concepts in education which include Self-Directed Learning.

Have you got the passion and drive to raise standards, and take our new school to Outstanding?

You will:

  • Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have in-depth subject knowledge at KS3/KS4
  • Be an experienced teacher or an exceptional NQT
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive team
  • Be caring and enthusiastic
  • Respect the school’s aims and values

We offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and respectful students
  • An already successful school with excellent and outstanding aspects 
  • A strong team of specialist staff
  • Support from colleagues within the network of Focus regional schools
  • An outstanding CPD programme for staff and are committed to continuous improvement
  • An attractive salary package 

At the Cottingham Campus we seek to promote excellence in education and enjoy outstanding student achievement, engagement and behaviour, reflecting the Christian ethos and values of the school. 

Please visit our website: www.focus-school.com for further information relating to Focus Learning Trust, alternatively you can follow us on LinkedIn

We welcome visits to the school prior to application. For a pre-application discussion or to arrange a visit, please email Mark Lant mark.lant@focus-school.com  or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com

Closing date for application forms is Midday on Friday 29th September 2017

Initial interviews will be held shortly after.

Affiliated to Focus Learning Trust which provides direction and support to 26 UK schools. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure.

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More about Focus School - Cottingham Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: The Old Victorian School, Hallgate, Cottingham, Hull, HU16 4DD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482 840722
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