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Lead Teacher of Geography

Type of Position:Lead Teacher
Subject:Geography
Salary:MPS / UPS + 1 CMA
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 13 Jul 2022

Lead Teacher of Geography (maternity cover in the first instance)

Capital City Academy is seeking an inspirational Lead Teacher of Geography to join our thriving and exciting Humanities department. This role is key to developing teaching and learning within Geography at all key stages and would be taking over from our excellent lead teacher whilst she is on maternity leave. The Humanities department is creative and active in the life of Capital providing opportunities for students to debate, take field studies, deliver primary lessons and offer a wide KS4 & 5 curriculum. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, be reflective and innovative and will share the school’s vision:

Capital City Academy provides an exceptional environment for academic and sporting excellence. We foster artistic creativity, wellbeing and leadership potential within a rich and diverse community. Our core values of determination, integrity, curiosity and empathy inspire and nurture a passion for learning and success with a strong sense of inclusivity, individuality and responsibility. 

From its origins as the first city academy, the exceptional education we provide takes advantage of the opportunities offered by our privileged location and facilities in the most vibrant, multi-cultural city in the world. The enthusiasm, discipline and ambition of our students combined with the high expectations, outstanding teaching and creative dedication of our staff makes our vision a reality at Capital.  

The foundations of achieving our vision are:

  • Capital Curriculum: outstanding quality and breadth of education 
  • Capital Classroom: exceptional teachers who support students’ passion for learning with the tools for success for every individual
  • Capital Community: relationships, routines and recognition that lead to a sense of belonging, wellbeing, mutual respect and exemplary behaviour both within Capital and in our local community
  • Capital 6: post 16 excellence with a broad range of pathways, sporting academies and inspiring student leaders
  • Capital Arts & Sports: specialisms that embed essential skills and enable exceptional performance 

Our moral purpose is to ensure our students and staff have access to the best possible futures and contribute positively to society through an outstanding careers/development programme, excellent leadership and coaching. This leadership role provides the opportunity to be part of realising this vision and driving further improvement in student progress in the Humanities department. This role could start in September or January.

You will be:

  • an inspirational teacher of Geography at all key stages
  • passionate about improving teaching and learning and have excellent subject knowledge
  • able to develop others to combine academic rigour and achievement with enjoyment of the subject
  • equipped to deliver strong classroom management
  • a good communicator, with outstanding planning and organisational skills
  • committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

We can offer you:

  • A fantastic academy, student body and committed staff team - all working towards a shared vision
  • The opportunity to work in a large senior team in a very supportive environment
  • Excellent CPD provision
  • A school that values wellbeing, coaching, part-time working and development for all staff
  • Inner London pay scales
  • An area well served by public transport, plus ample car parking on site

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Candidates must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

HOW TO APPLY: If you would like to apply for this position, please complete and return the Application Form by email to recruitment@capitalcityacademy.org. Applications to be received by the closing date of 9am on Wednesday 13th July.

Page Downloads Date  
Lead Teacher of Geography JD 29th Jun 2022 Download
Application Form for Teaching Post 2022 21st Jun 2022 Download
Capital Prospectus 19th Dec 2021 Download
Recruitment Information Pack 05th Oct 2021 Download
Ofsted Inspection Letter 8.03.2019 13th Oct 2021 Download