Teacher of Geography, Oxfordshire

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Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxfordshire

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Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Part time, 0.40-0.50 FTE

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Geography with the ability to inspire, excite and motivate pupils to join a thriving and experienced department within a leading independent day school in Oxford.

Teaching across the 11-18 age group, you will play a key role providing an excellent education for all the school’s pupils by teaching with expertise and enthusiasm and offering support to the learning of individual students. We aim to challenge students’ perception of the world through engaging and stimulating lessons and extra-curricular activities from fieldwork, expeditions and trips.

Applications from NQTs are warmly welcomed.

Geography at Oxford High School

Geography is a popular subject at Oxford High School and we pride ourselves on excellent academic success. Our GCSE (95% grades 7-9) and A level results (91.5% A*/B 5 year average) speak volumes for both the dedication of students and staff and the high esteem that Geography is held by the school community. 

We offer a whole range of enrichment activities, and fieldwork where we reinforce class-based learning with experience from other investigations and activities such as trips, lectures, competitions and our termly Geography film night etc.  

Most importantly we are a well-resourced department which enables students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding from a broad range of both human and physical themes. We aim to provide a variety of teaching and learning experiences within a supportive and friendly atmosphere and hope to build upon and nurture our girls’ natural interest in their place in the world and to inspire their learning beyond the confines of the course. 

About Oxford High School

Founded over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School is a dynamic and creative school with exceptional academic results. Our students are spirited, enthusiastic and passionate about learning. The school is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK. The GDST is at the forefront of education for girls and has a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a strong professional development programme. These benefits include:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: 9am Monday 20th May 2019.

Interviews: Interviews Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.

More about Oxford High School for Girls GDST
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Belbroughton Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6XA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 559888
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Oxford High School is an independent, non-denominational, all-through school for girls without nursery and with sixth form, situated in three sites in Summertown, North Oxford. It is one of 26 members of the GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust), meaning it...