All Locations
Rochester
Advertising SalarySalary Details:
£30,863 - £47,182 + TLR £5,400
Function:
Teaching
Contract TypeContract Type:
Permanent
Hours Per WeekHours Per Week:
32.5
Weeks Per Year:Weeks Per Year:
52
Required Start Date:Required Start Date:
September 2024 or January 2025
External Advertising End Date
01 Sep 2024

About The Role

Are you looking for career progression?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Geography Curriculum Leader to lead our team of committed professionals in implementing an effective Geography curriculum from Year 7 -13.  The successful candidate will be a qualified Geography Teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning, has a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills. 

Our Geography Curriculum Leader will ensure continual improvement within the department, together with high quality, engaging and fulfilling education for our students that leads to excellent outcomes.  You will be an aspiring leader of learning who is constantly willing to grasp exciting CPD opportunities and is willing to contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools.  Our Curriculum can be viewed here. 

Experience of teaching the IB is not essential.

Applications are invited from experienced Curriculum Leaders, or experienced teachers looking to progress their career.

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. 

 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

Click here to view Our Trust Video

 

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust to enhance your teaching and learning.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities, including tailored programs for Early Career, Middle, and Senior Leadership.
  • Chartered Teacher Recognition: As an accredited Chartered Teacher organization, you can achieve recognition as a Chartered Teacher.
  • Cutting-Edge Pedagogy: Experience an internationally accredited approach to thinking and learning, proven to elevate classroom practice.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, conveniently located at New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our Refer a Friend Scheme

 

Next Steps

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our Trust we would encourage you to apply.

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 ([email protected]).

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 [email protected]    

 

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