Teacher of Geography, Portsmouth

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Portsmouth AcademyPortsmouth

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Start date: 01/09/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 - £38,800
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are a growing school and are looking to expand our team for September 2018

Ofsted April 2017 – The Portsmouth Academy is a GOOD school with OUTSTANDING leadership and management.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress

£25,000 - £38,800

We require a Teacher of Geography to start at The Portsmouth Academy in September 2018. We became a co-educational establishment from September 2017. Our aim is to transform the life chances of our pupils through our motto of ‘Aspire and Achieve’. 

The good behaviour of our students, and collegiate atmosphere amongst staff, makes the Academy a wonderful place to work. We are part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, an expanding family of primary and secondary schools within the Portsmouth area and have recently achieved fully accredited Thinking School status from the University of Exeter. 

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Portsmouth Academy and The Thinking Schools Academy Trust here

We can offer you: 

  • Minimum starting salary £25,000 for all NQTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career 
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits 
  • Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Onsite parking free of charge

We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of Geography.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a qualified Geography Teacher
  • Be an Ofsted Grade 2 teacher or above
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum 
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Geography
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject 
  • Be able to motivate his/her pupils 
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students 
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy 
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching Geography

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: St. Mary's Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 5PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 9281 2822
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