Lead Practitioner for Geography

Three Rivers Academy
Walton on Thames, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time
£52,116 to £56,126 Lead Practitioner Range 4 to 7
Start Date
1st September 2024
30th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Lead Pract Geog Apr24
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1415673

Do you have a wealth of experience as a Teacher of Geography looking to share your passion and knowledge? Then we have the perfect role for you as a Lead Practitioner in Geography at Three Rivers Academy. You will be leading on an improvement and implementation plan that will support a rich Geography curriculum, establishing teaching and learning activities that drive improved Geography take up and outcomes.

You will be committed to improving students' life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.

At Three Rivers Academy we are proud to offer a range of benefits and promote a healthy work/life balance:

• Teachers are offered PPA time, higher than the required 10%.

• Recruitment and retention allowances available to attract the very best staff.

• An extra border allowance is payable in certain circumstances.

• The vast majority of full-time teachers have their own classroom.

• Directed time is kept to a minimum with after-school meetings lasting no longer than an hour and all school events calendared in advance.

• All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.

• Professional opportunities to share and grow within The Howard Partnership Trust with high-quality CPD opportunities at all levels from ECT to SLT.

• School easily accessible via public transport.

• Active staff wellbeing group.

• An inclusive community which celebrates its diversity.

You will be fully supported by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work.

Within The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) there are career development opportunities available across a large number of partnership schools. In addition, THPT is also able to offer:

• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.

• Electronic Vehicle salary benefit.

• An excellent benefit package including Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.

• A fantastic Teachers’ Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.

• Rewards and benefits scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.

• Full access to the Employee Assistance Programme.

We are a values-based organisation and seek to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.

Our values will be assessed through the selection process, so we ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to also incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also demonstrate our values.

Our values are:

Integrity - displaying honesty and having strong moral principles

Partnership - working together and taking collective ownership to achieve the same goals

Advocacy - working hard on behalf of others to maximise their success

Resilience - finding success again after something difficult or negative has happened

Compassion - displaying empathy towards and a desire to help others

Aspiration - aiming high to achieve success

Please ensure your supporting statement reflects our Values

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.


The successful candidate will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.


Safeguarding Statement:

Three Rivers Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Three Rivers Academy

Three Rivers Academy

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust