Teacher of Geography
Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 875 students attending the academy which includes 150 who are Sixth Form.
Since September 2004 the academy has held Engineering College status. There are links with other secondary schools and with the University. We are also the lead school in Wolverhampton for Jaguar Land Rover and their new engineering plant on the i54. We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.
We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-
We strive to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.
We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.
This post is suitable for a newly qualified or more experienced teacher
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The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible with the 1st January 2018 being the latest possible start date
Salary negotiable for an outstanding candidate
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A Geography degree and QTS
Ability to teach Key Stage 3 and 4 Geography
For suitably experienced candidates there may be the opportunity to teach Key Stage 5 Geography
Experience of, or a commitment to developing extra-curricular activities in Geography
Passion for Geography and enjoy working with young people
Establish successful relationships at all levels
Maintain effective communications
Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills
Ability to prioritise time effectively
Motivate colleagues and promote the development of an effective working teams within the Humanities Department
Self-confidence and presence
Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity
Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population
Willingness to maintain their professional development
Closing Date: 7th July 2017
Shortlisting: week commencing 10th July
Interviews: week commencing 17th July
This is an excellent chance to join our over-subscribed Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.
If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.
This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.