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Geography Teacher

Salary: £26,358 - £43,273 per annum pro rata
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Term time only

Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 27th September 2022
Interview date: TBC

How to apply: https://arkcareers.engageats.co.uk/Redirect.aspx?enc=2EhiSIgUofjCb3EPQzt9LBdJ/gkUWxb4xHZ0LiDqhR9wrU7hniKGZOI6cZOPPmpG&eoq=1

Who to contact if you have a query: Please email j.reuter@arkalexandra.org should you wish to have an informal conversation about the role.

Ark Alexandra Academy

Faith. Excellence. Kindness.

Geography Teacher

Start date: January 2023

Location: Hastings, East Sussex

Salary: Ark Outside London Main/Upper Pay Scales (£26,358 to £43,273) pro rata

Closing date: 9.00 am on Tuesday 27 September 2022

Are you a primary or sixth form teacher looking to move into secondary teaching? Would you like to help us create a truly great school for the young people in Hastings?

We are excited to welcome applicants for this rare opportunity to join a successful geography department at our dynamic school in Hastings on a permanent contract. The successful applicant will be joining a supportive and friendly team, made up of teachers with a wide-range of experience within the wider humanities department, which includes Politics, History and Sociology.

We are seeking a passionate geographer who can articulate a love of the subject and be able to communicate effectively with students of all abilities. We are open to applications from all qualified teachers who can teach Geography, whether newly qualified or experienced and also those who are may be looking to transition from primary or sixth form college teaching to secondary.

Here at Ark Alexandra Academy, there is the opportunity to steer your own career. You may be looking for the opportunity to teach A level geography, or perhaps you would prefer to teach KS3 alone either way, we can support you to fulfil this. There are a range of professional development opportunities available should you be seeking to further your career beyond classroom teaching. As we are part of a large network this means that we work collaboratively with other schools to build a curriculum suitable for all students and bespoke to our context.

A bit more about us…

Ark Alexandra is a two-campus secondary academy with a Sixth Form provision in Hastings, East Sussex. As a Church of England school, our values of faith, excellence and kindness underpin our ethos, culture and behaviour. We have an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faith and none. Our vision is to create a truly great school for the young people in Hastings. We believe that everyone deserves to be accepted, included, and empowered to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.

Ark Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 39 schools across the country. Benefits of being part of the Ark network include higher salaries than the main teacher pay scale and twice as many training days as standard. Our Network-wide moderation days mean you can work with your peers from other humanities departments from across the UK.

What we offer you…

Support and professional development are a priority at Ark Alexandra Academy. We invest in our teachers by providing regular coaching, career planning and weekly training sessions. We ensure you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best teacher you can be.

We take the well-being of our staff seriously, as we recognise that teaching can be a challenging profession. We offer health benefits such as a subsidised gym membership, Healthcare Cashplan, Cycle to Work scheme and Employee Assistance Programme or if you prefer retail therapy, staff discounts (online and in-store) via instant vouchers or reloadable gift cards from the Ark Rewards scheme.

We’re looking for an individual who…

•  Can lead by example, through outstanding practice and professionalism

•  Cares about students, their learning, and their futures

•  Is driven to make a difference, to overcome barriers, to be relentless in enabling all students to make exceptional progress

•  Is committed to their own personal development and to collaborative, consultative working

Thinking of applying?

We very much look forward to hearing from you. Please email j.reuter@arkalexandra.org should you wish to have an informal conversation about the role.

Please read the job description and person specification in the information pack, then if you would like to apply, please visit www.arkalexandra.org/vacancies

If you’re interested in further information about our school, please visit our website – www.arkalexandra.org or to find out more about Ark Schools, please download and read Why Join an Ark School?

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/228983/27576

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Hastings

  • Salary
  • £26,358 - £43,273 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 27/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • Ark Alexandra Academy

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 40

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership