Teacher of Geography, Cumbria

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Ullswater Community CollegeCumbria

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Geography

MPS/UPS. Full time. 1-year fixed-term contract in the first instance

From 1 September 2019, we are looking for a Teacher of Geography to join us in delivering a high-quality teaching experience in Geography and in promoting a stimulating, engaging journey up to A-level.  Significant numbers of students opt to study Geography in Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form, with many continuing their studies at university.

Teaching across the age and ability range to GCSE and A level, the successful applicant will:

  • enjoy delivering high-quality, creative lessons and inspiring a love of Geography
  • be confident, highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • be committed to driving up standards and ensuring that all pupils are challenged to reach their maximum potential


This is a great opportunity for an experienced or a newly qualified teacher to join us at our popular community college on the edge of the Lake District.

This post is a one-year, fixed-term contract, with the possibility of becoming permanent in the future.

Forward-thinking and aspirational,  Ullswater Community College places learning at the heart of everything it does. We recognise and understand difference, celebrate and encourage diversity, promote strengths and support and overcome weaknesses. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications using either the TES application procedure or our own application form. This can be downloaded from our website , where full job details and comprehensive information about the school can also be found.   If using the TES application form, please provide an e-mail address for your referees. Please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Eleanor Flood (eflood@ullswatercc.co.uk), with any queries.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 20 May 2019

Interviews will be held later the same week

Only successful applicants will be contacted



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More about Ullswater Community College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wetheriggs Lane, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8NG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1768 210206
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Ullswater Community College is a larger than average comprehensive school serving one of the biggest catchment areas in England, including both rural and small urban populations. This is a non-selective college whose nearest neighbouring school is se...