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We require a teacher of Geography in a strong department within a South Manchester secondary school. The Geography department is part of a wider Humanities faculty who are committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve and enjoy their learning.
Units of work examine physical, human and environmental aspects of geography and a range of teaching styles are used to enthuse and inspire pupils to achieve their potential. Pupils can choose to study GCSE Geography and currently study the AQA A Specification.
KS3 have one lesson of geography a week and KS4 currently have 3 lessons a week
Topics taught in Spring Term 2014
Yr 7 Amazing Places Cities vs Rural
Yr 8 Danger Danger! (Geography of terrorism and disease) Globalisation
Y9 Superpowers Precious resources
Yr 10 Rivers Population
Yr 11 Glaciation Globalisation
All candidates must be either NQT or have Qualified Teacher Status.
This school is part of a federation of schools and local businesses who work together to improve the educational outcomes for pupils and families in Wythenshawe. This includes a secondary school Trust partnership as well as two primary schools. The school is run a fully inclusive school. The school are an 11 - 19 high school with a thriving and successful sixth form.
The students are challenged to reach their potential and the department employs a range of teaching styles both in and outside the classroom. Fieldwork is major part of learning and encourage pupils to attend trips both in and out of school time. Recent trips have included a residential to Castleton for year 9 and a weekend at Ghyll Head for year 10.
ICT plays a major role in the teaching and resources such as Google Earth are embedded into the lessons. The department are also developing several mapping resources (Geographical Information Systems) for pupils to use in their classwork.
If you are interested in this role please submit your CV or even better, call Paul or Dave or Rachael on 0161 245 3637 now to arrange your interview at our Manchester office. This job is one of many humanities teacher jobs we are currently working on for our schools in Greater Manchester.
All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child safety standards and UK eligibility checks.