Teacher of Geography, Cumbria

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West Lakes AcademyCumbria

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: MPR/UPR. Relocation package allowance available (subject to conditions).
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

MPR/UPR; Full time from January 2018

 • Relocation package up to £5,000 conditions apply

 • Generous negotiable recruitment and retention payment for colleagues with at least 2 years relevant experience 

• A friendly and supportive learning environment with excellent student/staff relationships

 • Excellent professional development opportunities. 

• An exciting, modern state-of-the-art building with unrivalled facilities

 • Corporate healthcare scheme

 • We offer a comprehensive programme of CPD. 

 We are a thriving, ambitious and forward thinking 11-18 academy situated on the edge of the beautiful English Lake District. Our modern £26m building provides outstanding facilities, incorporating cutting edge technology which creates a bright and motivational learning environment.   

The academy was last inspected by Ofsted in March 2017 and was judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas of the inspection. Previously it was judged ‘Good’ in February 2013.  

The academy’s Sponsors - Sellafield Limited, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the University of Central Lancashire – have each played an important role in its success and are committed to its continued improvement.  

The academy has been heavily oversubscribed for the past 4 years. In September 2017 our number on roll is 1203, in years 7 – 13.  

We are part of the Western Lakes Teaching Schools Alliance and are building strong links with other schools in the area and we have recently been awarded National Teaching School status.   

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed, inspirational and forward thinking Teacher of Geography with a track record of successfully teaching Humanities subjects across all key stages and ability ranges to join the academy.   The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every student to succeed within the subject, and will have the contagious enthusiasm for the subject which excites and motivates students across all Key Stages.  We currently follow the AQA examination board syllabi at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.  You will also be expected to teach other Humanities subjects such as RS and History.  

Applications are welcome from experienced and recently qualified colleagues.  

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Abby Deeks, Vice Principal or Neil Thompson, Head of Geography on 01946 820356.   

West Lakes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced check for Regulated Activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

Further details and application forms are available from our website www.westlakesacademy.org.uk    Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017 at 9.00 am

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More about West Lakes Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Main Street, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1946 820356
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West Lakes Academy in Egremont, Cumbria, provides education to children from 11 to 18 years old. We opened in September 2008 and moved into our brand new building in March 2012. As an academy, we are independently governed but state funded and free t...