Teacher of Geography

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/09/2020 23:59
MPS/UPS - £24,373 - £40,490
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon
Closing date:
21 Sep
Further Information

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust
Chairman of the Board of Directors: Mr M Gannon
Chief Executive Officer: Mr N Hurn
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4BQ

Teacher of Geography - Fixed Term Contract starting 2nd November 2020 (Initially six months linked to maternity leave)

Full Time - 10 Sessions
Salary - Teacher MPS 1-6 / UPS 1-3 (£24,373 to £40,490 per annum)

General Description

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and committed Teacher of Geography to join this forward-looking department. You will be a strong classroom practitioner who has the ability to motivate young people of all abilities and you will be able to work well in a team.

Geography Department

St Thomas More Catholic School Geography Department is a dynamic and enthusiastic department with a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. Our approach to our curriculum is underpinned by engaging our students in their understanding of the wider world by ensuring a varied, engaging and challenging curriculum which supports all pupils in preparing for Key Stage 4 and beyond. Interleaved learning is at the core of our planning and how we can effectively develop young geographer’s thinking.

The department is committed to continually reviewing and updating units of learning and teaching and learning styles, in order to engage students and facilitate achievement. We adopt a range of strategies in the classroom to allow pupils to develop communication skills and become autonomous learners.

St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon
Head Teacher: Mr. J. Parkinson

St Thomas More Catholic School is a co-educational Catholic Academy which provides for the education needs of 11-18 year old pupils from the west of Gateshead L.A. Our school aims to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment within which students can attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to assist them in taking their place in the world outside school in a useful and fulfilling career, with a firm sense of Christian commitment. The school was awarded Teaching School status in 2011 and was described as “outstanding” in its October 2013 Ofsted inspection.

Application forms, job description and further details may be obtained from the school website:
E-mail applications to:
Or call 0191 499 0111 for further information.

St Thomas More Partnership of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
If successful you will need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Closing Date: Monday 21st September 2020 - 12 noon
Interview Date: To be arranged

Please note
This job is closed for applications.