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Geography Teacher

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Dormston School, DY3 1SN
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Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Everyone at Dormston has a pivotal role to play in creating a vibrant and dynamic school.

We have high aspirations for pupils and staff alike and believe that if you try hard; the sky is the limit. We aim to inspire confident, motivated students who have a passion for learning and are fully equipped to contribute to society.

Our school was rated Good by Ofsted in June 2022 who commented on Dormston’s “harmonious and cohesive community”. Our school had a caring and positive culture that ensures everyone is supported and encouraged. Our school vision ‘Knowledge is strength’ threads seamlessly through all aspects of our school.

We are very aware that happy teachers make a happy school and therefore we nurture talent that inspires, motivates, and ignites young minds. All our teachers benefit from personalised professional development pathways as we aim to shape school leaders of the future.

Teacher of Geography (with ability to teach Religious Studies desirable)

Main – Upper Pay Range £30,000.00 – £46,525.00 per annum.

Location: Dormston School, Mill Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 1SN

If you are looking to join a strong, dynamic team who support and challenge each other in a school that welcomes ideas to further support and engage our students, we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for a candidate who has a real passion for Geography is able to challenge, motivate and enthuse students to be part of something special and make a huge contribution in our school.

We would welcome applications from ECT’s and more experienced teachers.

It really is worth seeing Dormston at its best during the working day and visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Otton, Headteacher’s PA if you would like to arrange a visit or for an informal discussion on 01384 816395.

Closing date: Sunday 18th February 2024 at midnight

Start Date: September 2024

Dormston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that this post is subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance and qualification checks.

N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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Geography Teacher - Job Description
Geography Teacher Person Specification


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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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