Teacher of Geography, Manchester

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Co-op Academy North ManchesterManchester

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Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/ UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover

We are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic, and inspirational teacher of Geography to deliver our curriculum across KS3 and KS4. Geography is extremely popular at Co-op Academy North Manchester with nine GCSE classes currently in Year 10 and 11. The Geography department benefits from four designated classrooms and is well resourced to provide all pupils with the opportunities they need to develop their skills.

We have strong external partnerships which enable pupils to develop their performance skills in a range of contexts.

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for young people and who has the highest expectations of themselves and others and with an ambition to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to help shape the way the department moves forward. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in the pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our pupils. You will have excellent inter-personal skills and will be highly effective in promoting and securing excellence for all. You will have the drive and ambition to help drive forward excellence in teaching and learning within the Geography department.

Built in 2012, the academy is set on nine acres of land, and boasts a range of creative spaces which could be utilised by the successful applicant. Since March 2016, the academy has been part of The Co-op Academies Trust and embodies the vision and values of the Trust through all it seeks to achieve. We are now proud to be a Good School.  A significant benefits package is also available to the successful candidate.

We are proud of our career and professional development offer which staff at all levels can benefit from. You will be expected to engage in the CPD offer and other whole school opportunities for professional development also exist, alongside a bespoke package due to us being a part of The Co-op Academies Trust.

Our core values of Respect, Commitment and Trust are at the heart of all we do and our vision of excellence permeates our drive to ensure the highest outcomes for every student. This is a key post in ensuring that the Academy continues to move from strength to strength.

 

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

 

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.northmanchester.coop/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to Mrs D Aikenhead at jobapplications@northmanchester.coop by 12:00pm on Wednesday 25th September 2019.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Co-op Academy North Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.



More about Co-op Academy North Manchester
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 300 Victoria Avenue East, Blackley, Manchester, M9 7SS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 681 1592
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