Teacher of Geography, Greenwich, London

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St Mary Magdalene C of E SchoolGreenwich, London

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

St. Mary Magdalene is a popular and successful Outstanding school with three school campuses; primary sites in Woolwich and Greenwich Peninsula and a secondary site currently based in Blackheath. It leads a federation with another primary school in Greenwich (SE10), Christ Church. St Mary Magdalene’s secondary phase opened in September 2016 and will provide a total of 900 places for students aged 11-16.  It will also offer a sixth form provision from September 2019, providing 300 places for students aged 16-19, at which time the permanent school site on the Greenwich Peninsula will be open.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate for a unique and exciting opportunity to join our team within our secondary phase.  This is a superb opportunity for the right candidate to work in a supportive and energetic school.

The candidate will be:  

  • an outstanding teacher
  • highly organised, motivational and flexible
  • an inclusive individual, with high expectations of all students, who is committed to all students reaching their full potential
  • dedicated to raising standards and working in partnership with others

As well as the qualities mentioned, we are looking for a Geography teacher who will be excited/enthused by being part of a new department, where teamwork will play a key role in developing a scheme of work and assessment framework from KS3 to A Level.

We can offer:  

  • a supportive leadership team and vibrant professional community
  • quality training to those new to the career
  • a commitment to continuing professional development
  • a positive school culture which believes in distributed/ collaborative leadership
  • energetic and enthusiastic high attaining students
  • a supportive, Christian ethos across our school communities
  • a personal Apple MacBook for use at school and at home

Our school premises are currently located on Old Dover Road, Blackheath, where we are temporarily based until our new £40m building is completed on the Greenwich Peninsula, beside the O2 in October 2018.

Closing Date: Monday 22nd January 2018 (12.00 noon)

Interview Date:   Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th January 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show they share this commitment; enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure is required for all staff.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be telephoned & invited to attend interview.

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More about St Mary Magdalene C of E School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Greenwich Peninsula Secondary Phase, Blackheath Campus, Old Dover Road, Greenwich, London, SE3 8SY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3873 5555
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St Mary Magdalene C of E School is a co-educational, all-through school based in Greenwich, south-east London. The school has both primary and secondary phases. The secondary phase has approximately 360 pupils aged 11-18 and 50 staff. 

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