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Teacher of Geography

Spen Valley High SchoolLiversedge

Teacher of Geography

Salary: MPS
9 - 12 Month Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)
Preferably applicants will be available to start on 3 May 2021

We are looking to appoint a Teacher to join our Geography Team in May 2021 on a fixed term contract. We are seeking an individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about teaching Geography. Who will inspire and engage our students, someone who enjoys working with young people, who believes it is a privilege to be a part of their journey into adulthood, and who understands the challenges faced by young people growing up in today's world.

This is an exciting time to join Spen Valley High School as we build upon our many strengths and develop a truly coherent provision for our students. You will work alongside a team of highly professional & dedicated staff who are welcoming, open-minded and supportive.  Although this is a fixed term contract, you will quickly feel part of the Geography department and of the whole school.

When joining Spen Valley you are entering a supportive environment where we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of CPD opportunities. Being a member of Red Kite Alliance, we receive support, advice and training from some of the most successful schools in Yorkshire and we encourage our staff to drive their own development by attending these training opportunities.  We have an expectation that our staff not only have an interest and engage in various activities throughout the school, to be proactive and come up with new and fresh ideas to engage and enthuse both our students and staff.

Staff Benefits include:

- Employee Healthcare

- Teachers Pension

- Staff Supervision (a personal & confidential counselling & support service)

- Varied Staff Wellbeing Initiatives

- A Mentoring and Support Programme for those in the early years of their career

To apply for this role use ‘Apply Now’ and submit a letter of application (supporting document) and completed application form.   If you require further information, please contact Tracey Bland (Business Manager & HR Lead) on 01924 405451 or

The closing date for this role is 12 noon on Monday 1st March - Interviews will be held later that week.

All employees are required to promote and actively support the School’s responsibilities towards safeguarding and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

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