A Teacher of Geography, with the possibility of teaching Geology is sought to teach throughout the age and ability range in our thriving department in September 2018. Longsands Academy is a successful 11-18 comprehensive school rated as good by Ofsted in October 2014. St Neots is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London.
The Geography and Geology Department has a strong track record of improving results, and excellent uptake for Geography at GCSE and A Level. GCSE Geology is running for the first time this year, and there has been a good uptake of the subject at A Level; Geology teaching would be available for a suitably qualified candidate. The department of six is a strong team, who have worked successfully to hone and develop inspirational Geography and Geology teaching across the Key Stages.
The successful applicant will contribute to the development of the existing high standards of learning and teaching in Geography at St Neots Learning Partnership. Applicants must be innovative and energetic. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic classroom practitioner to make a real difference.
The role could be suitable for an experienced Teacher or an NQT. Longsands Academy has a strong track record of supporting and retaining NQTs by ensuring excellent mentoring; there are also many opportunities for involvement in wider school activities.
At Longsands, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership. All teachers receive an iPad or laptop to assist with planning and communications. There is a fully equipped Gym available for staff use, and a relocation allowance may also be available for those moving to the area.
If you would like to visit the Academy and department before the closing date, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Hrlongsands@longsands.cambs.sch.uk
Application documents may be downloaded from the Longsands Academy website http://www.longsands.cambs.sch.uk and completed applications should be emailed to HRlongsands@longsands.cambs.sch.uk
The closing date for applications is Friday 20th April.
The St Neots Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.