We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational and forward-thinking Geography Teacher who can motivate and inspire pupils across the ability range at both Key Stage 3 and 4 with a proven track record in raising standards of attainment and achievement.
You will have a good track record of excellent classroom practice, be committed to high standards of learning and student progress, with the energy and vision to build on current progress and have ambitions for yourself and our school.
This is a maternity post with an approximate FTE of 0.40 to September 2020. The ability to teach an additional Humanities subject would be advantageous.
The Geography department sits alongside History, RE and Business Studies in the Humanities faculty, under the leadership of the Head of Humanities who is also the Head of History. There are currently 5 members of the Geography department in total.
The successful candidate will enjoy teaching Geography in a supportive and well resourced department and must be prepared to contribute fully to departmental developments. This includes new National Curriculum changes, fieldwork, ICT, literacy, numeracy and thinking skills; essentially inspiring pupils through their love of the subject.
Penryn College is a lively thriving college with an excellent reputation who cater for boys and girls aged between 11 and 16 years with a current number on roll of 1135 and we pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students.
In 2008 we moved into our £24 million pound new school building, which has a great range of resources, including an information rich environment, state of the art sporting facilities including a 6 badminton court size sports hall, the latest generation astro turf pitch and our own climbing wall.
Our College buildings and 10 acres of grounds are used extensively by the community for adult education courses, sporting activities, performances and fund raising activities. Our unique relationship with surrounding primary schools - known as the "Penryn Partnership" - helps primary children to settle in to the college whilst adjusting to their new environment.
In July 2011 we became an Academy. We are committed to maintaining all those things that staff, pupils and the community value about Penryn College.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In accordance with our policies we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form.
Further details and an application pack can be found on the school website at
Closing date: Monday 24th February at 9am.
Interviews: Wednesday 4th March.