Teacher of Geography

Brigshaw High SchoolLeeds

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher of Geography within a high performing department and thriving humanities faculty. The successful applicant will join a team of practitioners that, through passion and commitment to their subject, support students to achieve their potential and progress through all three key stages. 


As a department delivering to all key stages we hold subject knowledge and pedagogy in equally high esteem; you will be part of a team that is dedicated to supporting your professional development in all areas and expects this to translate into outstanding student outcomes.  

Geography and the wider humanities offer is incredibly popular with students off all ages and our commitment to positive working relationships based on high expectations, academic rigour and challenge are a critical part of our shared vision. 

JOB DESCRIPTION


We are looking for a colleague who can fulfil the following roles and responsibilities:


Teaching and Learning


● Teach Geography at KS3, KS4 and KS5.

● Plan, teach and assess highly effective lessons to ensure all students make good progress.

● Use a range of engaging styles and resources to best meet the needs of students.

● Mark students’ work regularly and provide constructive feedback to students to help them improve.

● Monitor and be responsible for each students’ progress in your class.


Staff and Resources


● Implement school and departmental policies

● Willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the department

● Become involved in aspects of departmental planning and development


Pupils


● To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

● Maintain high levels of behaviour in the classroom and around the school

● Be a Form Tutor and contribute to the Personal Health and Social Education teaching programme

● Assess, record and report pupils’ progress effectively.

● Engender a commitment to success in each of the pupils.

● Maintain high levels of discipline in your classroom and around the school



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