Teacher of Geography (ref 721)

Job Roles:
Teacher
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Any
Subject Area:
Geography
Region:
East of England
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
Main Pay Scale
Posted:
14th Nov 2017
Start Date:
Recruiter:
David Ross Education Trust
Job Ref:
721

Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Teacher of Geography. This role at Havelock Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

Teach the Geography curriculum across the age and ability range
Accountable for the quality of teaching and learning and students’ progress and attainment of timetabled classes
Set high expectations for standards of teaching, learning, conduct and relationships, and model good practice
Plan, and deliver engaging learning activities that are differentiated to meet the needs of all students, and that stretch and challenge students to achieve their potential
Mark students’ work and homework in line with the Academy marking and feedback policy
Set and mark homework in line with the Academy homework policy
Responsible for a tutor group
Responsible for target setting, tracking, monitoring student progress and achievement of own classes

FTE Teaching hours, term time

Permanent vacancy

Salary & Benefits

Main Pay Scale
Access to Teachers Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

Relevant Subject Degree at BA or above
QTS
Excellent subject knowledge
Thorough knowledge of the new national curriculum
Knowledge of new performance measures
Good working knowledge of examination specifications
Maintenance of good conduct and relationships
Proven track record of delivering consistently good, and often outstanding, teaching and learning, and good outcomes for students
In-depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment for, and of, learning
Thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of attainment and to plan appropriate interventions
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families
Excellent oral and communication skills and confidence in the use of new technologies
Experience of promoting a wide range of teaching methodologies

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@dret.co.uk by 28th November 2017


Havelock Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Closing Date:
28/11/2017
Contact Details:
David Ross Education Trust
Tel: 01476 566801
Contact: Recruitment
Email:

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