Teacher of Geography and PE
RWBA requires an outstanding, motivated and dedicated teacher of Geography who can offer Physical Education, or Physical Education teacher who can offer Geography to join our excellent Faculties.
Within PE, our core curriculum is designed to provide both physical challenge and opportunities that are suitable for all our students to develop a passion and aptitude for PE and sport. We also currently offer the Edexcel GCSE course in KS4 and in KS5 the Edexcel BTEC level 3 Sport and OCR A Level Physical Education. Supporting those students that are interested in PE academically and wish to study it further.
The Physical Education Faculty has excelled national attainment for examined qualifications for the past 2 years and is forward thinking in its approach and delivery of PE. We are recognised as one of the leading PE departments in Wiltshire for both participation and success in school sport, with an array of excellent facilities including sports hall, gymnasium, full size astro turf, swimming pool, tennis/netball courts, specialist PE classroom and extensive fields in a picturesque setting.
Within Geography, the ideal candidate will have superb subject knowledge and a passion for teaching Geography at KS3 and KS4. Experience of teaching Human or Physical Geography at Key 5 would also be desirable. Following the AQA GCSE and A Level exam specifications, and a KS3 curriculum that develops subject knowledge and geographical skills to complement the qualifications, the department are looking for a creative and enthusiastic practitioner to develop the curriculums further. A committed contribution to the department’s extra-curricular opportunities would also be highly advantageous to applicants.
· Have superb subject and contextual knowledge.
· Have a passion for innovation and teaching at all key stages.
· Work as a role model and team member to deliver teaching and learning so that students continue to be engaged and motivated.
· Be conscientious in all Quality Assurance and Evaluation processes.
· Be an excellent communicator who develops positive and flexible relationships with students and staff alike.
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and ambitious teacher who is looking to excel within a forward thinking and successful Academy and further their leadership and management skills. NQTs and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.
In return we can offer the full benefits of our excellent support and CPD programmes both internally and through Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust.
RWBA is a highly successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,760 students on roll including 321 students in our Sixth Form and is ranked in the Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.
In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”. As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.
If you believe you have the experience, vision and drive for this role then we would like to hear from you.