We require, for September 2019, an enthusiastic and energetic teacher of Geography to join this thriving and academically successful department. The Department is a compulsory option at Key Stage 4 and also has Key Stage 5 provision with a reputation for high outcomes for students. Geography at Therfield is a highly valued part of the curriculum and provides numerous wider opportunities for our students across the school.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach Geography courses to all key stages and to become fully involved and be committed to our curricular and extra-curricular program.
Therfield is a mixed 11-18 Community School where “There are strong relationships between staff and pupils that underpin a positive atmosphere in which pupils want to learn…[pupils] work well together and are confident to express their ideas…The school is characterised by a nurturing and caring ethos.” Ofsted 2019. Our School Vision and Aims reflect our ethos, which is to strive for the highest possible academic standards in an environment of exciting learning opportunities, where individuals can develop their talents in safe and friendly surroundings. These aims are reflected in our ethos of “The Best for All: Excellence, Leadership, Opportunity.” Leadership development for staff and students is a key focus of the school and we have a highly positive reputation for staff development.
Attributes and Experience.
• An enthusiastic and motivated teacher with a record of outstanding classroom practice
• A committed team player
• An innovator with drive and determination
• All staff are expected to be a tutor as we see this as a vital part of promoting student progress.
Therfield has recently been selected as one of the first 3 schools in South East England to receive the prestigious National DfE Character Awards. This award celebrates excellence and diversity in this field, recognising that character is already being encouraged, nurtured and developed alongside academic rigour through a variety of programmes in and outside the school. This means that the successful candidate will need to be able to deliver high academic standards, but also a commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.
The next steps:
If you are interested in the post, please contact the school for further information. Tours are encouraged. If you believe you can meet our requirements please apply.
You can download an application pack from www.therfield.surrey.sch.uk, or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 20th May, 2019.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.