Teacher of Geography, Milton Keynes

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The Milton Keynes AcademyMilton Keynes

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range - TLR available for leadership post dependent upon skills and expertise
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Teacher of Geography. 

Milton Keynes Academy (MKA) is an Academy with strong links in the community. Our Academy is underpinned by an ethos based on raising aspirations, raising achievement and providing opportunities, so that we realise our mission of Everyone Achieves. We are relentless in our pursuit of high standards and excellence and emphasise traditional core values of good behaviour, honesty and mutual respect.

MKA is a vibrant and rapidly improving Academy (Ofsted judgement Good October 2017) with outstanding facilities. We cater for 1400 students aged 11-19 and welcome students of all abilities. Our aim is to maximise the potential of all our learners and be at the heart of the community. 

We are seeking to appoint a talented and engaging Teacher of Geography to join our team. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity or a newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role. 

You will be joining a Geography team, within the Humanities department, that has a proven track record of students making good progress in line or above the national average.  We are really pleased with the excellent progress our disadvantaged learners make.

The Humanities department is housed in the Achieve Village where all classrooms have an Interactive White Board and a desktop computer, enabling you to deliver engaging lessons.  Outside of the classrooms we have a computer suite that can also be utilised.  Furthermore, you will benefit from a highly organised curriculum plan where all lessons are planned and stored on the Academy's online curriculum, Moodle and Sharepoint. As a Teacher of Geography you will be part of a successful team, work in an IT rich environment and contribute to the online curriculum.

You will be stepping into a department of 8 teachers with a range of skills and abilities, managed by the Head of Humanities, who is supported by Subject Leaders for Geography, History and Health & Social Care.  From the moment you join us you will feel welcomed and supported by an experienced and varied team.  As part of your induction into the Academy and the Humanities department you will be assigned a mentor who will support and guide you through your early days.   

You will be welcomed into the Milton Keynes Academy Team, who are wholly focused on teaching and learning. As a member of the team you will be well supported through a comprehensive programme of induction, training, coaching and mentoring to ensure you continue to develop as a teacher. 

If you are a talented professional with passion, commitment and resilience, and if you are driven to make a difference to the lives and futures of young people, we would like to hear from you.

If you are interested in this vacancy please contact Wayne Mernagh, Head of Humanities, for more information on 01908 341700 or email us at careers@miltonkeynesacademy.co.uk 

The Milton Keynes Academy is sponsored by Edge. Edge is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes practical and vocational learning. To find out more about Edge visit www.edge.co.uk

Thomas Telford School is our school improvement partner and is one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country achieving outstanding outcomes at all key stages. To find out more about Thomas Telford School visit www.ttsonline.net.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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More about The Milton Keynes Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Fulwoods Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908 341 700
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