Teacher of Geography, Leicestershire

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Ashby SchoolLeicestershire

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Start date: 28 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated teacher of Geography to join a well-established and forward-thinking department.  We are looking for someone who is able to inspire students through outstanding teaching and who is determined to raise and sustain student achievement.

Ashby School is a thriving, successful and over-subscribed 14-19 Academy with 1700 students on roll including 600 post-16.  Conveniently located close to the M42 and M1, within easy reach of several areas of outstanding natural beauty and with the newly created national forest on the doorstep, the school is set in its own attractive grounds in the expanding market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.  With an excellent reputation within the local community a recent Ofsted inspection found the school to be a ‘good school’ in all inspection categories.

The ability to teach both GCSE and A-level is essential and the post is suitable for either a more experienced teacher looking for a new challenge, or a newly qualified teacher seeking an opportunity in a leading Academy.

Within the school there is a genuine and shared commitment to on-going professional development and we offer a supportive environment in which to further develop your career.

The successful candidate will join the faculty at an exciting time as we develop our provision and adapt to the challenges brought by the new curricula at GCSE and A-level.  We are proud of the work that we do at Ashby School: if you are passionate about teaching and learning, share our enthusiasm for Geography and are seeking to develop your practice in a supportive and dynamic faculty, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Further information is available on the school website www.ashbyschool.org.uk

Ashby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is Monday 19 March at 12 noon.

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More about Ashby School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Nottingham Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530 413748
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