Teacher of Geography, Cambridgeshire

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Swavesey Village CollegeCambridgeshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you passionate about teaching Geography and making a difference to young people’s lives? Looking for an “Outstanding” innovative and forward thinking school which genuinely challenges, develops and invests in you? Then come and meet us at Swavesey Village College.

As a lead school within a newly developing Academy chain in Cambridgeshire (mostly), opportunities for advancement within the Trust at all levels is frequent, and encouraged by senior staff. We care about your career; we believe that motivated staff who are supported to be successful and ambitious make great teachers.  

Swavesey Village College is recruiting for a part time teacher (but would consider FT for the right candidate) of Geography to join our inspirational and highly successful community from January 2020. This role is until 31 August 2020 in the first instance. We are looking for someone who is passionate about inspiring young minds and challenging themselves to constantly improve. We encourage and support staff to innovate and grow as professionals, by working collaboratively with like-minded colleagues within our school and across our family of schools in our trust - CMAT.  

Our ideal candidate will be:

• Interested in spreading their enthusiasm for Geography.

• Committed to the pursuit of excellence and have a strong desire to work in a team that supports all members of its community to be successful 

In return, we can offer you: 

• Induction for all

• Strong NQT Programme, reduced TT, Mentor, NQT CPD

• Calendared NQT/RQT/New staff meetings for CPD

• Leadership Coaching

• Free tea, coffee, squash in staff area

• Free eye test for constant computer users

• All Staff Activities (Staff Association, Friday Football, BBQ’s, Paint Balling, etc)

• Free Gym membership at SVC on specific days

Swavesey is a village community school located close to Cambridge with excellent transport links to Cambridge and the pretty market town of St Ives, however, we have a considerable local and national reputation for academic excellence and innovation as part of our Academy Trust – CMAT and as a Teaching School - CTSN.   

There are more reasons to join us, please view the professional development and staff services attachment to get a full breakdown on what makes Swavesey Village College such a special place to work.

We encourage visits before interview and this can be arranged by contacting Claire Newman - Personnel  Administrator on cnewman@swaveseyvc.co.uk or 01954 234461

Closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 15 October. We will be unable to accept applications received after this time.

Please note we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date depending on application numbers.  Therefore we urge candidates to submit their application as soon as possible.

To apply for this vacancy, please click the apply button below and if you have any queries beforehand please contact Rick Howell – CL Humanities rhowell@swaveseyvc.co.uk 

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people.  The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

More about Swavesey Village College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Gibraltar Lane, Swavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4RS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1954 230366
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