Geography Teacher, Reading

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Prospect SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required for July or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NQT/MPS/UPS ‘Golden Hello’ of £2,500
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of Geography to join a successful and supportive team, who will be required to teach Geography at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. 

At Key Stage 3 students follow a programme of study that covers a range of contemporary geographical issues such as climate change, tectonic hazards, population change and resource consumption, whilst at Key Stage 4 and 5 the EdExcel specifications are taught. The Geography Department is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a happy, friendly, positive environment. The department is well resourced and we offer a range of fieldwork opportunities to students across the Key Stages. 

This post provides an excellent opportunity for an NQT or an experienced teacher to develop their career, as well as offering an excellent induction and support programme. The school prides itself on a comprehensive staff development programme, focusing on excellent teaching and learning.

Prospect School is located near to the motorway network and has excellent public transport options, providing frequent and reliable access to the school, but is a pleasant, green and open site. The teaching at this school is geared to meet the needs of the diverse community it serves, operating under inclusive and candid ethos. Prospect is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. Prospect is a successful 11-18 school with a strong focus on learning in all aspects of its work. There are 1,350 students on roll, including 170 students in the Sixth Form. The school is at the forefront of many educational initiatives, and has a very positive attitude to change.

We welcome visits from candidates. If you are interested in joining us and would like to visit the school, please contact the Head’s P.A., Mrs L Akister on 0118 902 3152 or email lakister@prospect.reading.sch.uk to make an appointment. Only Prospect School’s application form will be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 4 June 2018.

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service. Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer. 

PROSPECT SCHOOL

Cockney Hill, Reading, RG30 4EX

Head Teacher: Mr P Davies

Telephone: 0118 9023152

Fax: 0118 9504172

E-Mail: lakister@prospect.reading.sch.uk

Website: www.prospect.reading.sch.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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