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Geography Teacher (Part Time, Maternity Cover)

The Rochester Grammar School

Maidstone Road
Kent
ME1 3BY
Scale: £18,517 - £28.291 0.6 contract (£30,863 - £47,182 FTE)
Job Summary: Rochester Grammar School are seeking a qualified teacher of Geography

 

Rochester Grammar School are seeking a qualified teacher of Geography to join their team on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave.  This is a part time position for 3 days per week, working days will be discussed with the successful candidate prior to the timetable being finalised.

The successful candidate will join our team of committed professionals teaching years 7-13, including the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.  You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations for achievements and behaviour, to ensure that all of our students achieve their very best.  You will be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum and will contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools. 

 

About Us

The Rochester Grammar School staff are dedicated to our ethos of “excellence for all” and we have the highest expectation for all our learners. We are a proud International Baccalaureate World School. Our students study the IB Diploma at Sixth Form and go on to attend outstanding universities. 

“What I enjoy most about the RGS Sixth Form is the support from the teachers and how passionate they are about their subjects”. – Mabel, current sixth form student 

Rochester Grammar School is a high-performing secondary which is part of the TSA Trust, a family of schools that work together to “improve the life chances”. The school achieved the UNICEF Bronze Rights Respecting School Award in September 2021. RGS is a school where diversity is celebrated as we create a safe and inspiring place for children to learn, where their rights are respected and they are able to develop their talents and abilities to their full potential. 

 

What our Trust will offer you: 

  • TSAT pay scales above national pay scales.
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes.
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend incentive scheme
     

What you need to do now: 

If you are interested in joining our team of ambitious and dynamic teachers alongside a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today.  

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Ruth Rivers via email –Ruth.Rivers@rochestergrammar.tsat.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk