Assistant Curriculum Leader of Humanities – Geography specialism

Ormiston Maritime Academy

  • MPS/UPS + TLR2B (£35,649.00 - £52,174.00 per annum)
  • Avon / North East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

We have an opportunity for a highly creative, dynamic and motivated Teacher in Humanities with a specialism in Geography, with a commitment to academic excellence and student success. Working as part of a team and alongside the faculty leader, you will play an important role in delivering and developing the Academy’s Humanities department. You will plan and deliver high quality lessons and be committed to achieving excellent results for all students, inspiring in them to have a passion for geography and the desire to learn and succeed.

You will have a good track record of excellent classroom practice and sustained added value outcomes for students.  We would welcome applications from experienced Geography teachers seeking to develop their potential within a supportive faculty.

This is an opportunity for passionate and adaptable candidates to have impact on the qualifications that the academy offers, working with the team and academy leadership to be part of the on-going development of our relevant curriculum provision.

Ormiston Maritime Academy is a vibrant, forward thinking academy providing a comprehensive and inclusive education to students from age 11 – 16. We are an improving school and exam results are predicted to rise further this year.  We pride ourselves on being a values driven school and our ASPIRE (Achievement, Support, Perseverance, Independence, Respect and Enthusiasm) values are at the heart of Academy life.

Our Vision

The Ormiston Maritime Academy vision is very simple: all Ormiston Maritime Academy students, irrespective of their backgrounds, will be exceptional learners, so that they are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills, qualifications and mindset to contribute positively in society.

Our Mission

Our mission is that Ormiston Maritime Academy, we believe that students will aspire to excellence through literacy, with a specific focus on oracy at Key Stage 3.  Students will learn to become masters of retrieval and experience a curriculum which develops students’ cultural capital.

We offer an open invitation to visit the academy; our philosophy is to embrace opportunities and develop the learning and potential of our academy community. 

The Principal is offering welcome visits on 21st  March 9.00am – 10.00am, 22nd March 9.00am – 10.00am or 25th March 4.00pm – 5.00pm. Please contact the academy office on 01472 310015 or  and state which welcome visit you would like to attend.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be passionate about their subject bringing energy and enthusiasm to the students they teach.
  • Be able to teach across the age and ability range, demonstrating excellent subject knowledge with the ability to inspire and motivate students to enable them to achieve their full potential.
  • Have a strong understanding of the MFL curriculum at KS3 & KS4 (French and/or Spanish) and contribute to our extra-curricular programme. 

We offer:

  • Personalised professional development.
  • An opportunity to join a well-established, committed and successful curriculum team at an academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support.
  • An opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff.
  • Laptops for all staff in addition to desk top computers in all rooms.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Teacher Pension.
  • Outstanding facilities.
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools.
  • An academy where staff well-being is a priority.
  • Access to an exciting range of employee benefits from our health and wellbeing partner, Vivup

Closing Date: Monday 15 April 2024

Ormiston Maritime Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Ormiston Maritime Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

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