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Teacher of Geography

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  • Salary:  £30,000 to £46,525; Main Pay Range or Upper Pay Range
  • Job Start Date: 1st September 2024
  • Contract Type: Full time
  • Contract Term: Fixed term to 31 August 2025 (maternity cover)
  • Suitable for ECTs: Yes
  • Closing Date:  Monday 3rd June 2024, 12:00pm (noon)
  • Interview Date: Thursday 6th June 2024

Wilmslow High School

  • School age range: 11-18
  • Number on roll: approx. 2,000 (including 500 sixth form)

We are seeking an experienced or early career teacher (ECT) of Geography teacher who has experience or willingness to teach Religious Studies at key stage 3. The position is fixed term for one year, we would also consider someone who is seeking a part time position.

You will teach Geography and some Religious Studies across Key Stage 3 and for the right candidate there would be the opportunity to teach key stage 4 and 5. You will have a high degree of subject competency and personal organisation with a continued personal interest in and commitment to Geography and developing the profile of Geography within the school and wider community. You will believe that every child is most likely to achieve their full potential when challenged in a high expectation learning environment.

You will have the flair and ambition to motivate students of all abilities; coupled with effective and appropriate student management; and with high expectations evident in all lessons. You will demonstrate an innovative and progressive approach to curriculum development, working practice and teaching, with a confident and adaptable manner and the resilience to manage the demands of the post. Working as a member of a team, you will contribute to that team in a creative and purposeful manner.

We offer a happy and caring environment rooted in our core values, in which staff and students can flourish, whilst challenging ourselves to pursue excellence for all our students. The school is set in extensive grounds, ideally positioned between the thriving city of Manchester and the open countryside of the Peak District.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to respect this commitment. A consideration of the person’s suitability to work alongside children is part of the selection process.

If invited for interview, you will be:

  • asked to complete a self-declaration form answering questions in relation to any criminal record or other information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.
  • subject to an online search. This is to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may wish to explore at interview.

If successful, you will be subject to:

  • an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Current or previous employers will be contacted and information requested will include:

  • Disciplinary offences relating to children, including any for which the penalty is ‘time expired’
  • Whether the applicant has been the subject of any child protection concerns