THE DETAILS:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: English

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Teacher of Geography & Sociology - Ysgol Harri Tudur

Pembrokeshire County Council

Salary: Pay Scale Within: £30,742 - £47,340

Job Description

Teacher of Geography and Sociology

MPS/UPS

Fixed Term 1 Year from 1st September 2024 - 31st August 2025 in the first instance

We are looking for an excellent Geography Teacher with some Sociology teaching. You will be a firm but fair, dynamic, ambitious and enthusiastic individual with classroom leadership qualities to teach Geography to KS3, 4 and 5. Geography is a popular subject at Ysgol Harri Tudur and sits within our Humanities Faculty.

Ysgol Harri Tudur/ Henry Tudor School is an exciting and welcoming school in which to work. Our school continues on its rapid improvement journey in the pursuit of excellence, following our positive Estyn report of January 2022.

We warmly welcome talented, ambitious, energetic and resilient applicants who not only wish to join us on that journey but are able and prepared to make a valuable contribution to its future success.

The successful candidate will

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Be an innovative subject specialist
  • Be an exemplary communicator
  • Have the vision and drive to ensure that all of our pupils succeed
  • Motivate, challenge, support and inspire our pupils
  • Be committed to raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point
  • Be committed to supporting colleagues
  • Have experience in implementing change that impacts positively on pupils' learning
  • Be passionate about Geography and the teaching of Geography

For informal school visits please contact Mr Nick Makin, School Business Manager

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mr T Crichton, Deputy Headteacher via contact@yht.wales or 01646 682461.

Please visit our website www.yht.wales

We regret that it will not be possible to provide feedback to applications which are not successful. Applicants should complete both an application form and complete a letter of application which addresses how they meet the person criteria, please send letter of application to headteacher@yht.wales .

Employment Checks

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk is a high priority for Pembrokeshire County Council. We aim to support vulnerable children and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We are committed to ensuring their safety and will take action to safeguard their well-being. The Council's Corporate Safeguarding Policy provides a framework for every member of staff and Service within the Council, setting out responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk as well as the methods by which the Council will be assured that it is fulfilling its duties.

This policy applies to all Council employees and workforce, councillors, volunteers and also service providers that are commissioned by the Council. Safeguarding is everyone's business whether they work for, or on behalf of, the Council.

Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the HR Systems Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online by emailing hrsystemsteam@pembrokeshire.gov.uk .
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team if you have any queries relating to this vacancy by emailing Recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk .
  • Local Government Employees on National Joint Council (NJC) terms are subject to national pay bargaining; all salaries currently stated in our adverts are as 01/04/2023.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are not necessary. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.