Teacher of Geography

GBP £30,000 – £46,525 per year

Full Time ( Part time considered), Permanent

Start date: September (or earlier if available)

Application Deadline: 15h April 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of Geography to join our thriving, vibrant Humanities faculty. Whether you are an ECT or more experienced teacher, you will be joining a collaborative and hardworking team.

Our Team

Our vision for Humanities is to provide all learners with a love and understanding of the world and its people; learning from the past and engaging with the present, in order to shape the future. We aim to achieve this through a broad, knowledge-rich, accessible curriculum, with inspiring teaching and learning at its heart. In doing so, we seek to EMPOWER* students to be active, respectful members of modern Britain and the modern world, embodying our community values.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and be part of the Cantell family. The successful candidate will continue to build on our success, showing the drive and determination for continuing school improvement and raising attainment. The ability to teach a second subject across Humanities would be advantageous.

Humanities at Cantell:

“The world and its people”

Geography | History | Religious Education | Business | Travel + Tourism

A recent member of our Humanities team who joined in January 2023 says:

“I have rediscovered my love of teaching at Cantell School. Since joining I have felt valued, respected and supported by senior staff, middle leaders and other colleagues. Pupils are engaged, enthusiastic and polite. I have been given the opportunity to develop professionally and make progress in my career.”

*EMPOWERED – Cantell actively promotes eight key EMPOWER skills which students will need to thrive in the workplace (Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative, Communication, Independence, Innovation + Entrepreneurship).

Our School

“Pupils are rightly proud to attend Cantell School. They feel happy, safe and well cared for. Pupils enjoy being part of the ‘Cantell Family’. They like the school’s diversity. As one pupil said, ‘It is a vibrant place to learn.’”

Ofsted, February 2023

Cantell School is proud to be a heavily oversubscribed, inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Our fundamental mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience for every student so that they may lead a happy and successful life now and in the future.

The post provides an excellent opportunity to develop your career within an attractive and well-resourced working environment supported by a talented and dedicated team of staff and would be suitable for an exceptional ECT or experienced teacher.

If you are an inspiring teacher, who forms effective relationships with young people and colleagues, is energetic, well organised and has the drive to make sure our pupils get the best learning opportunities we can offer them, we would love you to join our exceptional team.

We will offer the successful applicant:

  • A committed and extremely supportive staff team
  • An extensive and personalised CPD programme
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to our students
  • A thriving community of students and parents/carers

We wish to appoint candidates with:

  • Ability to promote high quality teaching and learning
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
  • A passion for improving students’ lives and opportunities
  • High levels of ambition and drive for outstanding performance from staff and students

The school is committed to safeguarding children and all applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Although applications will be processed as they arrive, an earlier closing date may be made before this if a successful candidate is found.

Further details and an application form are available on our website www.cantell.co.uk Alternatively, please contact a member of the HR team by email recruitment@cantell.co.uk