Teacher of Geography (Maternity Leave Cover), Preston, Lancashire

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Moor Park High School and Sixth FormPreston, Lancashire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale - £22,917 to £38,633
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Geography (Maternity Leave Cover) - Temporary for a maximum of 12 months or until the return of the postholder, whichever is soonest 

‘Moor Park is a Good School’ (Ofsted 2014) 

Is Teaching your passion? Would you like to work at a School that not only encourages progression but also helps to develop you professionally for the next stage of your career?

The staff at Moor Park High School and Sixth Form are a caring, supportive team who are passionate about the well-being of our learning community and are dedicated to ensuring the success of the students and the School. Visitors to Moor Park consistently comment on the warm, sociable and friendly atmosphere within our School and the polite and enthusiastic nature of our students. We are extremely proud of what we have achieved at Moor Park and are excited about the future ahead.

We are therefore looking to appoint an inspirational, talented and committed Teacher of Geography to join our staff team.  The successful candidate will join a high performing faculty, teaching KS3, KS4 and KS5 students.  The position offers an excellent opportunity to teach a popular subject in a high quality and well-resourced environment.  The role is predominantly Geography (you may be asked to teach History or RE at KS3) and is offered as full time however part time could be considered. Please contact the Deputy Headteacher, Sian Elcomb on 01772 795428 if you would like to discuss this option.

We can offer:

· a warm, caring and welcoming School with friendly and enthusiastic students who enjoy learning in a safe and happy environment;

· high expectations of ourselves and the students in relation to behaviour and academic and creative progress;

· a School valued and supported by governors, parents and the community;

· a School and Senior Leadership Team that allows you to be inspirational, proactive and play an active part in our school improvement;

· tailored CPD with a strong commitment on developing individual career paths which supports and stimulates professional growth;

· a School that welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm;

· a successful and forward-looking School with outstanding facilities.

We are looking for someone who:

· is an outstanding teacher, or a teacher with outstanding potential;

· has excellent subject knowledge and high expectations;

· is passionate about developing teaching and learning styles;

· is a team player committed to excellence for all students;

· can demonstrate passion for their subject and convey this in a classroom setting;

· has a keen desire to work collaboratively with all colleagues to make a greater impact on student progress.

We believe that Moor Park is a remarkable School and if you would like to see this for yourself we would be delighted to arrange a visit for you prior to making an application. Please email Angela Marsden, Assistant School Business Manager at vacancies@moorpark.mp to arrange this.

Application Process: Online via the TES application form. Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 18 December 2017 - 9am

Shortlisting is scheduled to take place Monday 18 December 2017 

Interviews are scheduled to take place Wednesday 20 December 2017

Applicants are thanked for their interest in Moor Park High School and Sixth Form. Please note that only candidates shortlisted will be contacted. In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to a full DBS check and references. Please note that we can only consider applications from EU Citizens and those legally entitled to work in the UK.

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More about Moor Park High School and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Moor Park Avenue, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 6DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1772 795428
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Situated in the heart of the North West of England, Preston is one of the most networked cities in the country and with excellent motorway and transport links it provides easy access to the coastline, Lake District, the Pennines and the larger cultur...