Teacher of Geography, Greenwich, London

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St Mary Magdalene C of E SchoolGreenwich, London

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

Note to applicants: we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role, so applications can only be considered from those who have the right to live and work in the UK.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview and to take part in a lesson observation, both of which will take place in London and cannot be done via Skype.  Therefore we politely request that you only apply if you are based in the UK and would be available to attend interview in London.


Are you an outstanding and enthusiastic Geography Teacher looking for a new and exciting opportunity?  St Mary Magdalene CofE All Through School is looking for the right candidate to join our secondary team.  This is a superb opportunity for the right candidate to work in a supportive and energetic school.

The ideal 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 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 November 2018.

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.

As this role will involve contact with children we will take up at least two references before interview asking about your suitability to work with children. Any job offer will be conditional on you having a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Criminal Records Check and Barred List Check, having the legal right to work in the UK and having satisfactory overseas criminal records checks if deemed necessary.

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



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Greenwich Peninsula, Secondary Phase, 1 Hendon Street, London, SE10 0NF, 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 560 students aged 11-18 and 80 staff. 

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