Teacher of Geography, SW London borders

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Hinchley Wood SchoolSW London borders

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Start date: To commence January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

To commence January 2019 

If you are a talented, highly motivated practitioner with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons to students, we would love to hear from you. This role is suitable for either an experienced practitioner, where a departmental responsibility may be available for the right applicant, or a newly qualified teacher.     

Geography is a strong and thriving department, staffed by a committed, collaborative and supportive team.  As a result it is a popular subject choice amongst our students at Key Stage 4 and 5 and our examination results are well above national averages.  In summer 2018 94% of the Year 11 cohort achieved grades 9 – 4, including 55% who achieved grade 7 or above.  At ‘A’ Level, 90% of students achieved A*-C grades including 67% who achieved A*-B.  

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,300 students on roll including 240 in our 6th form.   Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.  In 2018 our Progress 8 score put us in the top 5% of schools nationally, and we are in the 100 top performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs.

We offer: 

  • a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale)
  • two week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period
  • Friday afternoon non-contact time
  • interest free travel/relocation loan
  • on site gym and 
  • professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.    

If you are an NQT, joining Hinchley Wood School would be an excellent start to your teaching career with benefits including:  

  • An established and extensive NQT programme
  • Support and expertise of departmental mentors
  • A tailor-made whole school professional development programme
  • Support network of other NQTs across subject areas and
  • Mid-year residential opportunity

If you would like to visit prior to application or have any queries please contact us via email:   hmorey@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk   Application packs are available from our website http://www.hinchleywoodschool.co.uk/243/vacancies     

Closing date for applications:   Monday 15th October 2018 (9am) 

NB: Interviews are planned for Wednesday 17th October

Early applications encouraged, please contact Heather Morey on 0208 398 7161 if you would like to discuss the role and express an interest prior to completion of an application.

Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claygate Lane, Hinchley Wood, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8398 7161
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