Teacher of Geography (part-time 0.6, maternity cover: two terms) required for January 2020, Staffordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Cannock Chase High SchoolStaffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Janauary 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a committed colleague with a specialism for Geography, and the ability to work alongside a team of well qualified teachers in a ‘good’ school (Ofsted, 2018).  We are a forward thinking Learning Community and we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed professional to join our current team.  Geography is popular at KS4 and post 16, and many of our students go on to further study following their completion.  Our results and standards are excellent and you will have the highest expectations for our students.

You will: 

• be a strong, committed and reflective teacher; 

• have experience in raising student achievement and implementing effective intervention;

• have excellent interpersonal and communication skills; 

• be aware of the new changes in the curriculum, and have ideas of how to implement this; 

• be committed to maintaining the high standard of teaching that is already embedded within our Learning Community. 

We will be: 

• a welcoming and supportive team;

• an excellent provider of career development and challenge, with excellent CPD opportunities;

• at the cutting edge of learning and teaching, as we develop our school and our curriculum. 

Cannock Chase High School is an 11–19 mixed comprehensive school with around 900 students on roll.  Students and staff are warm, open and supportive to one another and proud of their school.  We were judged as 'good' in our most recent Ofsted inspection and behaviour was described as 'exemplary'.  Mutual respect is a key feature of our relationships here.  We are currently experiencing high levels of success, with over 30% of our Sixth Formers going to Russell Group universities, including The University of Oxford.  We are the only school in Cannock and Rugeley to achieve a positive Progress 8 score for three consecutive years.

Please refer to the following documentation, when completing an application for this post:

1. Application Guidance Notes;

2. Job Description & Person Specification.

A successful application will include:

1. A completed School Application Form;

2. A Letter of Application (of no more than two sides of A4), outlining how your skills and experience to date meet the requirements of this post.

Cannock Chase High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

The job description person specification are available from the Headteacher at the school or via the website: www.cannockchasehigh.com/Jobs-at-CCHS.  All applications must be on the school Application Form (which is also available from the school or via the website), CVs alone are not acceptable.  Completed applications are to be e-mailed to Iain Turnbull, Headteacher, at headteacher@cannockchase-high.staffs.sch.uk, or posted to the school address.

More about Cannock Chase High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hednesford Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1JT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1543 502450
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