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Job Reference: 002030
Location: Humberston Academy
Closing Date: 07/06/2021
Vacancy Start Date: 31/08/2021
Salary: M1-UPS3 FTE £25,714 - £41,604
Employment Type: Permanent
School Type: Secondary
Hours Per week: 0.6 FTE - 19.5hrs per week
Humberston Academy is now recruiting for a Geography Teacher who also has a desire to teach Humanities.
If you are aspiring to be outstanding, ambitious, inspirational, creative, dynamic, open-minded and want to be part of a department that consistently achieves academic outcomes in the top 10% nationally, then we want to hear from you.
Our geography department has performed consistently above national average. The department thrives on good humour and teamwork, delivering a knowledge rich curriculum in well-resourced classrooms.
The successful applicant will be part of a team that has a variety of specialised teachers, all offering support and guidance to each other, which creates a positive and hardworking ethos. They go above and beyond to ensure all students achieve.
Therefore, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to deliver Geography up to KS4 and Humanities up to KS3.
At Humberston Academy we are passionate about providing a traditional curriculum which not only develops life skills but prepares each student for adulthood and a successful career.
Students in the academy show a real enthusiasm for Geography and Humanities and are acutely aware of the link between the subject and the world of work. As a result of this, the successful applicant will be working in an department that achieves results consistently well above national average and strives to maintain this while developing students’ skills and a passion for the subject.
About our Academy
Humberston Academy is an oversubscribed ‘outstanding’ academy located in an affluent area of North East Lincolnshire. As well as being an Ofsted graded outstanding academy, Humberston Academy achieved ‘World Class Schools’ status in December 2019. Humberston Academy continues to deliver incredible opportunities to young people with a specific focus on STEM enrichment and favourable links to the apprenticeships industry as well as traditional route towards higher education.
Humberston Academy has recently been appointed as the Teaching School Hub for the local region which will allow all colleagues to access leading edge career professional development in order to enhance the standard of teaching as well as the opportunity to deliver CPD to colleagues locally in our profession. Furthermore, we are the hub school for the National Mathematics and Physics SCITT which means we have an important role of training Mathematic teachers for the future.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equip our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens and have a successful future.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
You will be joining a hard-working, friendly and supportive team community at a very exciting time as our academy goes from strength to strength.
• High standards of teaching and learning
• A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification
• Nationally recognised teaching qualification
• High level skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach Geography across Key Stages 3-4
• High level skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach Humanities across Key Stages 3
• A strong classroom teacher, demonstrating ability to innovate
• Understanding of the importance of a knowledge rich curriculum
• Able to showcase evidence of the use of technology in teaching and learning
• Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment
• Contribute to whole school initiatives
• Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively, imaginatively and effectively with them
• Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate
• Willing to contribute to the professional development regionally as a Teaching Schools Hub and as hub for NMAPS SCITT Hub
• Highly motivated and driven by passion and spirit for the subject
• Enthusiastic and prepared to work hard
• Honest and trustworthy
• Good organisation and time management skills
• Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve
• Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of Humberston Academy
Salary & Benefits
M1-UPS3 (£25,714 - £41,604)
Teachers' Pension Scheme
Professional development programme
Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education
Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme
Rewards and Recognition Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
About the David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
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Early applications advised as we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.
Humberston Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.
It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.
This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.
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