Teacher of Geography

The Manor AcademyNottinghamshire

JOB TITLE: Teacher of Geography

Grade and Salary: Main Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Working pattern: Full time

Contract term: Fixed term contract for one term

Location: The Manor Academy, Park Hall Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, NG19 8QA

Start date: January 2021

The role:

The Manor Academy has an excellent reputation for its high standards of teaching, student behaviour and academic achievement. Ofsted recognised the journey we have been on when grading us as a “good” school, citing that the quality of education has been transformed since the previous inspection.

We are looking for a dedicated Teacher of Geography to join our successful Humanities Department on a temporary basis for the Spring Term 2021.

The person:

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. They will want to inspire our students whilst enabling students to make rapid progress in their studies. The post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher with excellent subject knowledge and a passion for teaching.

Why join us?

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:

• Competitive pay scales -our pay scales for Leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.

• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.

• The ability to work flexibly

• Career-Average pension scheme

• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career

• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust

• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals

• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career

The closing date for applications is: Midday on Monday 9 November 2020

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

What our staff and students say about us:

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “The support I receive right from the top to my faculty leader. The chance to push on with ideas I that have and opportunities to develop in all areas of teaching”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “Discussion of challenging ideas that have clear effect and sense of purpose and importance to the student, and, on reflection to myself”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “It's so difficult to choose one thing as there are so many positives I could highlight. To choose one: Open channels of communication between departments and leadership across all levels”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. "Having the ability to offer life changing opportunities through the education of my subject but also to inspire and guide young minds. I also feel I have the autonomy to make decisions that will aid teachers teach and students learn to the best of their ability”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “The opportunity to progress. Leadership showing consistent support. Colleagues being understanding and passionate about education. Influencing the students to become individual and confident”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

Why work at Manor? We, as students, absolutely love being at Manor. Why? Well because we have an amazing relationship with our teachers and peers alike. This in turn creates a nice, motivating working atmosphere for both student and staff. The spirit of British values and democracy echoes throughout the corridors of the academy. With our range of facilities across the school there is always chances to run and attend extra-curricular activities. This, in turn, embellishes that friendly working atmosphere that we value at Manor Academy. In conclusion, we would say that the best thing at Manor is the team working environment and the sense that, to achieve, we must work together. That’s what makes our school a great school.

- A message from the students at Manor Academy

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