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Teacher of Geography
Legra Trust (made up of three Academies, Belfairs, Cecil Jones and Darlinghurst) is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Geography to be based at Cecil Jones Academy.
We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and aspiring professional. You will become part of a vibrant and energetic work environment and join a highly committed group of students and staff.
If you have the drive and initiative to rise to a new challenge and become part of our team we would like to hear from you.
We can offer:
National CPD Mark
Excellent facilities including interactive white boards in every classroom
A family ethos with dynamic and supportive staff
Wonderful students that appreciate everything you do for them
A moral purpose to transform the life chances and opportunities of our young people.
Why Legra Academy Trust? We provide top quality, high impact early years, primary and secondary education in the county of Essex. We currently manage three academies in the Southend-on-Sea area: Belfairs Academy, Cecil Jones Academy and Darlinghurst School. We are responsible for approximately 3000 young people from nursery to age 19 and employ around 450 staff. Each of our academies is fully committed to achieving excellence for the benefit of all our students', staff and the wider community. Our motto is 'Shaping the Future Together' and we really mean it - so why don't you come and help us achieve it? You can find out more about us at www.legraacademytrust.org.uk
Our core values are:
The successful candidate will:
Be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner who can lead and enthuse students
Be able to lead example as an outstanding teacher
Have a proven track record of leading innovation to impact upon student achievement
Have excellent organisational skills
Exude a passion for learning and a driving ambition for every learner.
Why Southend-on-Sea? Barely an hour from London, Southend-on-Sea is a picturesque vibrant, culture-rich seaside town that will delight the whole family. At 1.34 miles, Southend is home to the longest pleasure pier in the world. Following a delicious lunch, day on the beach or in Adventure Island Fun Park, enjoy a leisurely stroll down to the end and watch the vivid sunset, often making the Thames Estuary look like liquid gold. Southend is now becoming renowned for its buzzing cultural scene, not only does the town have two excellent theatres but it also has a diverse music scene, a wide range of art galleries and also plays host to several independent festivals for films, art and books. Why not come and see for yourself?
To apply for this position please complete the online teachers application form from our website. Further details are available from Human Resources 01702 440003. Visits to the academy are welcome by appointment.
Cecil Jones Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check and satisfactory references. Cecil Jones Academy is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to positive employment policies to promote equal opportunity in employment regardless of sexual orientation, age, marital status, ethnic origin, sex, nationality, religion or disability. Our policy complies with all relevant legislation and codes of practice
Information about the School
Cecil Jones Academy opened on the 1st of September 2015. The Academy is part of Legra Academy Trust.
The Academy is situated in Southend on Sea, Essex and serves a community of about a four mile radius. The academy has six main feeder schools.
Today Cecil Jones is a thriving 11-18 school with 1,100 students. The academy’s intake spans the full ability range; the mean ability of the students is at the national average. All students enter the Sixth Form or attend further education and we aim for 100% of our student to go on to higher or further education.
Staff and students work together to create a positive learning atmosphere that ensures students learn and progress within a safe environment. Cecil Jones aims to provide a broad and in-depth education, nurturing students to become committed to, and equipped to live a full life in order to respect and participate in the world around them as well-educated leaders of the community. At Cecil Jones Academy the curriculum is characterised by an uncompromising adherence to excellence. All students follow a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage 3. At Key Stage 4 there is a core curriculum as well as an extended programme of optional subjects designed to allow each student’s abilities and interests to develop to the full. In the Sixth Form, students are offered a wide range of academic and vocational courses for in-depth study. A Cecil Jones education prepares students to proceed to the UK’s top universities.