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Job details
Employer Hope Valley College
Location Derbyshire
Salary MPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 01/09/2017

Age range: 11-16 plus a specialist Post 16 provision
 NOR: 570
 Contract type: Permanent, Full Time

We are looking for a passionate and skilled teacher of geography to join our excellent Global Studies team at Hope Valley College. This vacancy is particularly suitable for an NQT who loves climbing and the outdoors. The successful applicant will be required to teach GCSE geography plus year 9 geography and humanities (including history, ethics and philosophy) to years 7, 8 & 9.

Our GCSE examination results are well above the national average for attainment and progress (see website for more details). In 2016, 76% of our students achieved at least a grade C in both English and maths (compared with 59.3% nationally and 62.4% average in Derbyshire). In 2014 the College was rated by Ofsted as 'Good'. Our improvement aims include ensuring our teaching and learning becomes 'Outstanding'. 

We are located just 30 minutes from Sheffield City Centre in the village of Hope in the stunning Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. We have our own climbing wall, mountain bike track, an enviable and outstanding music block/ performing arts facilities. A smaller than the average secondary school, you will find Hope Valley College a happy, supportive, friendly place to teach and develop your career. We are a member of the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance operating out of Silverdale School. 

Our teachers pride themselves on their expert subject knowledge and excellent relationships with students. We welcome applications from candidates who can offer not only passion for their subject but can also contribute to the wider school community.

Closing date: Thursday 23 March 2017, 4pm
  Interviews: Monday 27 March 2017.

Our College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to a medical check, enhanced DBS clearance and at least two suitable supporting references.

For further details and application form please visit our new College website -
  Any further information please contact Mr Jake Ward via or Tel 01433 620555

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Locations and contacts

Castleton Road
Hope Valley
S33 6SD
United Kingdom
+44 1433 620054