Teacher of Geography, West Berkshire

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Kennet SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720-£39,406)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Geography

Are you a talented and dynamic Geographer looking for the next challenge? Would you like to join a school community which values the development of its teachers and invests heavily in CPD? 

We offer:

  • an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals; 
  • a department who believes in the value of using field trips and residential visits to bring Geography to life;
  • outstanding facilities and resources; 
  • high quality inset based on latest pedagogy and research, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke 3 year induction programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes; 
  • a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
  • rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
  • an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.

 

For further insight into the Geography Department and Kennet School please view the attachments below labelled:

‘A letter from our Headteacher’ (What We Believe)

‘Letter to Applicants’ (Staff Benefits)

‘A Letter from the Head of Geography’

 We would like you to be:

  • able to teach Geography to KS4, and preferably KS5 (training provided if necessary);
  • creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
  • committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
  • willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
  • hard-working with excellent organisational skills.


How to Apply

•         Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below to complete the application form. 

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk). 

Deadline & Interview Dates

Deadline for applications is 9am, Thursday 25 April, and candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after. Interview date: Tuesday 30 April.

Additional Information

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check. 



More about Kennet School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1635 862 121
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