Teacher of Geography, Gloucestershire

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Chipping Campden SchoolGloucestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Geography Full Time Permanent Post 1st September 2018 Salary Range: MS/UPR plus:

******£2,000 RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION***********

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated, talented and dynamic Geography team in our ‘Outstanding School’ (Ofsted May 2017).  Chipping Campden School is a mixed comprehensive, 11-19 converter academy, with an enviable reputation.  Located in the North Cotswolds; an area of outstanding national beauty.   

The Department 

Our staff are well qualified, talented and dedicated professionals.  Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and are supported by a senior leadership team, which consists of the Principal, two Vice Principals and five Assistant Principals (including SENDco).  Each faculty area has a Director of Learning and Associate Heads of Faculty for English, Mathematics and Science. 

What we are looking for:

We are seeking a passionate and innovative specialist teacher (NQT or experienced) who is proactive in continually developing their practice.  The successful candidate will join a supportive and committed team and teach across the age and ability range, with the possibility of teaching some A level.  You will be committed to sharing your passion for the subject with young people and:

 •Appropriate experience of teaching classes across the age and ability range

 •Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, parents and staff in a range of formats 

•A good listener who relates well to young people • Ability to motivate and build good relationships with young people with effective and positive behaviour management skills

  •You are well organised in your planning and delivery

 •Excellent knowledge and understanding of Geography at KS3 and 4

 •Aware of current developments in Geography

  •Enthusiasm for your subject with the ability to communicate that to others

 •Able to inspire all students to achieve their full potential  

Why work with us: 

We are continually developing and improving our facilities.  During recent years, the school has enjoyed major improvements to its fabric the most recent of which has been an additional science block and additional classrooms.  We have extensive playing fields and recreation areas and a full size floodlit artificial grass hockey and football pitch.  Most of our classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and Wi-Fi with suites of laptops available to each faculty across the site.  In order to support the use of technology to enhance learning in the classroom, teachers are issu3ed with an iPad and students are encouraged to participate in our community iPad scheme.

 Additional Staff Benefits

 •Free on site gym and swimming pool

 •Teachers’ Pension scheme membership

 •Childcare voucher scheme

 •Car lease scheme

 •Health and wellbeing support including access to confidential support services

 •Meals – all food is freshly prepared and cooked on site  

We offer a rewarding and exciting environment in which to teach where students are enthusiastic to learn.  The position would be suitable for an experienced member of staff or a newly qualified teacher (NQT).  If you join as an NQT, you will be part of an established, extensive and extremely supportive programme.  

Please visit our website www.ccsacademy.net for further details and click on staff/ job vacancies in order to refer to our Candidate Information.   The closing date for receipt of applications with a covering letter is 10am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 to Mrs D Smith, HR Manager dsmith@ccsacademy.net Interviews will be held between Wednesday 23rd May and Friday 25th May 2018. 

Chipping Campden School Academy is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate. Registration number 7680770

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More about Chipping Campden School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Cider Mill Lane, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1386 840216
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