Teacher of Geography - Full time (0.8 considered)

Kingswood Secondary Academy (Corby)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary - MPR/UPR

Interviews - To take place 31/10/2023

It is an exciting time for Kingswood Secondary Academy. We are looking for an energetic and hardworking Teacher of Geography to start in September 2024. We are interested in talking to both experienced colleagues looking for a new challenge as well as early career teachers at the beginning of their career. Our ideal candidate will have a passionate and uncompromising commitment to pupil achievement and be a believer in the potential of young people, with a mind-set that all young people can experience success. We are committed to the pursuit of excellence and are team players with a strong desire to work collaboratively. Kingswood Secondary Academy is at heart of the community where every child is known, valued, and supported. The Geography team are a strong and experienced team of practitioners and are part of the very successful Humanities and MFL Faculty. The faculty comprises 12 members of teaching staff from members of SLT to colleagues who are in the early stages of their careers. We pride ourselves on the excellent support we give to not only our students, but each other too. Outcomes in Geography are strong and improving, and a good number go on to study at Advanced level.

We warmly welcome potential candidates to come on what we refer to as a ‘Walk and Talk’. This usually takes less than an hour, can be during the academy day or after school has finished. We find this provides a great opportunity for candidates to get a really good insight into Kingswood, prior to submitting an application. Please email jlawson@kingswoodsecondaryacademy.org if you would like to come in for a ‘Walk and Talk’.

About us:

The Kingswood Secondary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in Corby and hosts exceptional teaching facilities, including innovatively designed ICT suites and purpose built laboratories, to name a few. The academy is led by the Principal who is committed and dedicated to securing achievement for all pupils and has high expectations of pupils and staff; encouraging all young people to work hard and make the best of all the opportunities provided.

For more information, please visit: https://www.kingswoodsecondaryacademy.org/

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.  All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.