Job Ref No. ECC5421-216 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main / Upper Ranges
Position Start Date: 01/01/2020 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/10/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: week commencing 21 October 2019  

Job Description

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Teacher of Geography

Full-time, permanent post (part time / job share will be considered)

Main / Upper Pay Range

Required for start in January 2020

KES is a 'Good' school with great public transport links. The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10 each day. Offering superb facilities and resources, an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for NQTs, a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities. Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool, as well as staff recognition schemes including a 'Shout Out Board' and your own personal 'KES Angel'.

If KES sounds like the place you would like to work and develop your teaching career please forward your CV to You are also welcome to telephone the school on 01702 545771 extension 3288 to register your interest, find out more about the school and the role, as well as arrange a visit to see the school in operation.

Applications will be welcomed from those seeking a fulltime job role, as well as those seeking part time or job share work patterns. Applicants will need to specify this clearly when submitting their CV.

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The Humanities Faculty comprises of: Geography, History, Psychology, Religious Education and Sociology.

The Faculty has teaching staff with a wide range of experience who are keen to further develop their practice to support student progress further. It has high expectations of students and uses varied and engaging teaching and learning strategies. The aim is to encourage self-motivation in students, within a supportive learning environment. Selected teaching staff have additional responsibilities, for example, Head of Subject, Head of Faculty, 2nd in Faculty and Co-ordinator of Learning Initiatives.

At Key Stage 3, all students study Geography, History and Religious Education in Years 7, 8 and 9.

At Key Stage 4, students can choose GCSEs in Geography, History, RE and Sociology.

At Key Stage 5, A Levels are offered in Geography, History, Psychology, ReligiousStudies and Sociology.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to accept new ideas and a thorough commitment to student learning with evidence of high level of subject specialism and professional development, as well as a flexible and adaptable attitude to meet the needs of the school. We want staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first class education and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.

Closing Date for applications is midday on Wednesday 16 October 2019

Interviews to be conducted during the week commencing 21 October 2019

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Information about the School

The King Edmund School is a high performing school with specialist status for Business, Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school has 1600 students, including over 200 in the Sixth Form.

The school prides itself on its excellent facilities, state of the art technology and innovative and progressive curriculum at all levels and across all key stages.

Students are well cared for and given every opportunity to shine. Extra curricular opportunities are varied and numerous.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment Procedures.

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

Jonathan Osborn
Vaughan Close, Rochford
Essex, SS4 1TL
Telephone: 01702 545771

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