Teacher of Geography, Bury

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Castlebrook High SchoolBury

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

*Please note additional responsibility point could be available for the right candidate

Mission Statement:

To work together to inspire and challenge our learners to achieve excellence

This mission statement is summed up in our motto:-

Vision: Outstanding in everything we do

Castlebrook High School is very ambitious for its future. In order to accelerate progress towards this ambition in Geography, we seek an exceptional candidate to join not only our school but our family of schools within Shaw Education Trust.

The Academy Principal, Senior Leadership Team, academy councillors and staff are committed to securing outstanding in all areas of school life and the best possible outcomes and life chances for all learners. We are looking for a dedicated professional to join our increasingly successful school to teach Geography across the full age and ability range.

We are seeking a colleague who will:

  • Uphold the values and beliefs of the Shaw Education Trust and be unswerving in a commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals for all our learners
  • Fully support and at all times uphold the policies and positive ethos of the school and the Shaw Education Trust
  • Successfully teach Geography across Key Stage 3 and 4 and demonstrates a range of teaching and learning strategies including differentiation to engage learners and secure as a minimum good with some outstanding progress
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and passionate, creative and innovative, with the drive and determination to move the school forward to outstanding
  • Be a dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with learners and colleagues
  • Communicate clear expectations and promotes at all times positive behaviour for learning
  • Engage, inspire and challenge learners to develop a love of learning
  • Make a very significant contribution to the extra curricular and enrichment life of both the Geography Department and the school
  • Commit to participating in staff CPD and Professional development opportunities

Application forms are downloadable from this website and should be returned by email to castlebrook@bury.gov.uk. Comprehensive information about our school is available on the school website www.castlebrookhighschool.co.uk. Applications from NQTs welcome.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 19th March 2018
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 27th March 2018.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of learners and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and health checks.

The school is committed to the ongoing professional development of all its employees.

Parr Lane, Unsworth, Bury BL9 8LP
Tel: 0161 796 9820 Fax: 0161 796 3380 email: castlebrook@bury.gov.uk
Web: www.castlebrookhighschool.co.uk
Academy Principal: Mrs S. Armstrong BA (Hons), NPQH

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More about Castlebrook High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Parr Lane, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 8LP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 796 9820