Geography Teacher

Croydon, London
Date Posted:15 Aug 2020
  1. Geography
  1. Long-term

Geography Teacher

Croydon, London
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for an excellent teacher of Geography for a 'Good' 11 to 18 secondary school near Croydon. You will join their friendly, forward-thinking Humanities department in September 2020. The teacher of Geography will be expected to teach the KS3 and KS4 Geography curriculum with the school offering a long-term post for one year. NQTs are welcome to apply, as are more experienced candidates.

We are seeking a talented teacher of Geography with the ability to teach Years 7 to 11. You will be dedicated to supporting students to achieve high standards, possess a strong work ethic and an understanding of comprehensive community values. In 2019 Over 60% of students achieved a pass in both English and Maths with 78% achieving at least a grade 4 in English and 65% achieving at least a grade 4 in Maths.

We are looking for someone who:
* Has a passion for their subject and a strong understanding of the Geography curriculum
* Has consistently added value to their students and delivered high quality lessons
*Will create an atmosphere in their classes which encourages active learning and collaborative learning
*Will be committed to their own professional development
What the school can offer:
* Helpful, friendly and innovative staff and a supportive SLT.
* A school that is passionate about developing pupils to reach their full potential, regardless of ability
* Plenty of opportunities for CPD, and pastoral and wider-curricular involvement.
The successful candidate will be:
*Expected to teach Geography to Key Stage 3 and GCSE
*Expected to play a full part in supporting and shaping the English provision, including competitions, excursions and seminars
*Able to deliver engaging lessons of the highest quality
*An inspirational teacher who puts the children's educational needs at the forefront of everything they do
To be successful in this role you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
*Have excellent knowledge of the Geography curriculum.
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK.
If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450 or email

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