Lead Teacher – Geography (0.8 FTE approx.)

Richmond Park


The Lead Teacher – Geography will run the one person department and is an integral member of the wider academic team, as both a teacher and academic tutor, delivering inspirational learning that motivates young people to achieve their very best. The post holder will lead the Geography department (KS3 & KS4) and promote the subject within the school to encourage, as far as possible, uptake at KS4.

Responsible for the successful running of the department (KS3 and KS4), post holder will play a full and active role in the broader life of the School, pastorally and artistically and events such as weekend activities.

There may be an opportunity to take on an additional role in one of our boarding houses ensuring that students have a secure and supportive ‘home-from-home’ during term time as well as the day-to-day support of the House team. This housing role comes with an onsite studio flat, (suitable for a single person or couple), inclusive of rates. If you would like to know more about this role, please do raise it at interview.

All new academic staff, who are non-residential, are required to commit to one evening duty every two school weeks in one of the boarding houses by arrangement with the Assistant Principal (Pastoral & Welfare).

Duration: Permanent, starting May 2022 (or September 2022)

Hours: 0.8 FTE (approx.). This is a part-time post based on a normal working week of Monday to Friday throughout term time. The school will try to accommodate all teaching into 4 days each week, but cannot guarantee this in any particular year. There are no academic lessons on Saturdays however all staff are expected to undertake weekend activities in line with the details below and applicants should be aware that there are a number of parents’ meetings and other formal events at the weekend.

Location: White Lodge, Richmond Park.  Please consider the remote location of this role prior to applying.

Salary: In line with the UK teacher’s main scale with consideration of knowledge, skills and experience

In return we offer a contributory pension scheme, Lifeworks, local discounts, season ticket loan, and cycle to work scheme. We also provide run monthly ‘lunch & learn’ sessions and seated massages.

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Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 3 March 2022

Interviews: Week beginning 7 March 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.

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