Teacher of Geography (maternity cover)

Southend High School for Boys, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8825446-153S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: To be discussed individually
Position Start Date: 04/11/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 24/09/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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We are a hugely oversubscribed school, complimented by our latest OFSTED inspection on many aspects including our forward vision and academic excellence: "attitudes to learning and relationships between staff and students are exemplary".

Required for November is an inspiring and outstanding teacher of Geography - an imaginative and successful specialist able to demonstrate expertise at all age levels. To be successful you will need excellent subject knowledge and be able to foster enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject.

The post is for a maternity cover, fixed period of 6 months (subject to change).

This is an exciting opportunity to teach well motivated pupils in an oversubscribed boys' selective school with a thriving sixth form.

This post would suit either an experienced teacher or a new entrant to the profession (colleagues find SHSB very supportive for professional development).

All applications must be via job application form - CV's alone will not be accepted. Please apply online, or the application form can be found on our website - www.shsb.org.uk

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Please return all completed applications by midday on Friday 24th September 2021 to recruitment@shsb.org.uk We reserve the right to call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date so please apply as soon as possible.

Information about the School

At Southend High School for Boys, talent is nurtured and learning is valued. Challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. Pupils are happy, and prosper at the school.

We are an oversubscribed grammar school, complimented on our latest (2015) outstanding OFSTED inspection on all aspects, including our success in promoting good pupil attitudes and behaviour.

As a grammar school, high academic expectations are central to our purpose, and these are sustained through an extensive programme of support and guidance. Pupils develop their confidence and enthusiasm through a wide range of creative, sporting and other endeavours.

Southend High School for Boys stands on a superb site within walking distance of Prittlewell Station and the centre of Southend. Pupils retain fond memories of their years at the school, and stay in contact for many years.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Louise Kent, HR Manager
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS0 0RG
Telephone: 01702 606200
Email: recruitment@shsb.org.uk