Teaching Geography is a key role within the academy, ensuring that the Academy’s vision of excellence and success is achieved within this core department. Through having the highest expectations, they will be able to continue to drive up standards of achievement, attainment and enjoyment for the subject so that all pupils can make exceptional progress.
The successful applicant will be committed to leading learning within the department which has high quality teaching and learning at its heart. They will be passionate about teaching Geography and have a strong desire to develop, within students, a real interest in the subject, by offering them a range of high quality experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. They will also be committed to ensuring that all students are given the best opportunities to succeed and use strategies that will ignite within each learner a strong desire to achieve their very best.
The successful candidate will be able to enthuse, motivate and inspire children, generating within them a love for learning. Good teamwork, high standards and a capacity for hard work will have been at the core of his/her success. He/she will be a creative thinker with an ability and determination to develop the Academy as a centre of excellence within their subject area.
Co-op Academy North Manchester offers a high quality CPD for its entire staff. The Academy has strong links with MMU and the Alliance for Learning SCITT; we currently train ITT students as we are very committed to developing new entrants to the profession. It is expected that the successful candidate will be committed to their own continual professional development and take opportunities to continue to develop the department as a centre of excellence for training.
Co-op Academy North Manchester is part of the Co-op Academies Trust and it is therefore expected that the successful candidate will also be committed to the vision and values of the Trust and demonstrate these within their role.
Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.