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Teacher of Geography

Boroughbridge High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

Vacancy: Teacher of Geography

Contract: 0.5FTE

Contract Term: Permanent

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who is seeking a role in a school where ‘Aspiration for all’ is always at the forefront of students’ learning? A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Boroughbridge High School for a part time teacher of Geography to join our supportive and friendly team. 

We require an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Geography to teach Geography across Key Stages 3 and 4. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated about teaching and learning and committed to continuing to raise the standards of our successful Geography department. You will work closely with the Head of Department, Cathy Bauwens. 

This is an exciting time to join the school as our results improve year on year and, in 2019, our P8 score was ‘above average’. We are determined to continue to improve for the good of our students and have introduced a Climate for Learning strategy incorporating Rewards and Behaviour for Learning which is based upon the positive relationships between staff and students. The successful applicant will be a huge part in the next phase of the development of our school.

It's also an exciting time to join the Geography Department as there is a high take up at GCSE and the Department is currently undergoing a KS3 curriculum review to develop further opportunities for active learning. There is also a strong commitment to ensuring that fieldwork is an integral part of the curriculum.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our school we can offer you a range of benefits. As an employee of Boroughbridge High School you will be entitled to our range of rewards on the NYCC ‘Everybody Benefits’ scheme. As a school we will also strive to support you though your professional development. 

Boroughbridge High School is an 11-18 Maintained LA School with 451 students on roll. We are federated with King James’s School Knaresborough with whom we share Sixth Form provision. The school serves a largely rural catchment area, including the attractive market town of Boroughbridge, and drawing some students from the city of Ripon. The school is in a great location and within easy reach of York, Harrogate, Ripon and Leeds. 

Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.boroughbridgehigh.com

Completed application forms should be returned via email to vacancies@boroughbridgehigh.com and should be marked for the attention of W Firth.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact the Head of Geography, Cathy Bauwens, on cbauwens@boroughbridgehigh.com

Closing Date for Applications: Midday Tuesday 18th May 2021.

Interviews: W/b 24th May 2021

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment'.


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