Geography Teacher - Burton Borough School

Burton Borough School
Audley Avenue Newport TF10 7DS
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

Geography Teacher – ECT’s/MPS/UPS

1.0 FTE Required as soon as the candidate is available
Permanent post

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Community School of 1160 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport.  Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by having a child-centered approach and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school. 

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

  • Is passionate about Geography with the ability to inspire students.
  • Teaches engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ abilities to learn independently and to respond effectively to feedback.
  • Believes that Geography plays an important role in the development of students’ skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • Is able to contribute to the geography team and take an active part in curriculum planning and preparation.
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live.
  • Is willing to contribute to extra-curricular activities in Geography.
  • Is keen to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want further to extend this reputation for excellence.
  • Is prepared to accept and endorse the aims and policies of the school as outlined in the accompanying documentation.

We offer:

  • A school that has achieved the ‘Gold’ Carnegie standard of Excellence for Mental Health and Well-being
  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft.
  • A strong community ethos built through a horizontal pastoral structure, to ensure we can give bespoke support at each year group level. 
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities 
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities

For further information, please visit our website at, or telephone 01952 386500 or email

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Closing date: 23rd February at 5pm

Interview date: TBC

Candidates will only be contacted if they are shortlisted for interview.

Supporting documents
Application Notes
Application Form
Candidate Booklet
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

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