Teacher of Geography

Castle Phoenix Trust
Coventry, West Midlands
15 Jun 2022
30 Jun 2022
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Our motivation is that every child can achieve their targets with the right support.  If you are dedicated to raising standards and want to make a difference we would love to hear from you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join our Humanities faculty. We are looking for an inspiring and excellent practitioner to join us from September 2022.

The Humanities Faculty is one of the largest and most experienced in the school encompassing History; Geography; RE and Psychology.

You will be able to demonstrate commitment and understanding in order that every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to progress and reach their full potential. We are dedicated to delivering a learning experience to all students which is stimulating and enjoyable, drawing from a wealth of extended learning environment and enrichment activities.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning;
  • Have an ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students and staff;
  • Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Deliver a curriculum that inspires and engages students and provides an aspirational and challenging learning experience; Be a committed, highly competent, energised, reflective and resilient individual; Possess the skills and determination to make a profound difference to the lives of our students by sharing our belief in the highest standards of academic achievement in an inclusive setting.

  This is an exciting time to join us.  We are part of Castle Phoenix Multi Academy Trust which specialises in leadership and was founded in February 2013. We have a new Headteacher in post who is proudly dedicated to providing our 1000 students with the opportunity to thrive at school through academic progress, extra-curricular experiences and pastoral care.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to flourish alongside supportive staff with a strong team ethos
  • A comprehensive induction programme for all new staff which continues with access to enriched professional development through a range of internal programmes
  • Opportunities for progression, through our Teaching School Alliance, well established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly. 
  • Access to personal profiling so that we can play to your strengths and understand how you can perform at your best
  • A strong and effective admin team to enable you to concentrate on your teaching
  • Opportunities to teach across all key stages
  • A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition, through the Trust people strategy, and a range of benefits which include the provision of an iPad, the teachers’ pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, free parking and an employee discount scheme.

Foxford has great deal to be proud of, we are the kind of place people want to work with a meaningful focus on student outcomes and a desire to continuously improve.

Visits and applications:

Alison Gallagher, Headteacher, would be delighted to meet you and talk about the opportunity. Please email lrichards@foxford.coventry.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Application packs are available to download from the Trust website: http://castlephoenixtrust.org.uk/job-opportunities/vacancies/ or by email from recruitment@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk 

Completed forms are returnable to: recruitment@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk 

Application deadline:  9:00am on Thursday 30 June 2022

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

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