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Unqualified Geography Teacher Vacancy (Bourne End Academy)

The Bourne End Academy based in Buckinghamshire is looking to appoint a trainee geography teacher for a September 2020 start. This is a paid position, an exciting opportunity to join E-Act, an outstanding and growing multi-academy trust that has uncompromising aspirations for all.

You will teach geography across Key Stages 3-5. This is a permanent position (employed directly by the school). As a trainee teacher, you will provide the professional and pedagogical guidance needed to promote and maintain the Bourne End Academy’s core values and high levels of achievement for pupils.

The E-act multi-academy trust is made up of a growing number of schools based all across England, working together to support the needs of pupils and raise aspiration/achievement for all. Standards of behaviour and attendance are consistent across the schools, and outstanding teaching is secured through the continual development of staff.

This opportunity is an unqualified teaching post, paying an annual salary £18,500 prior to achieving qualified status. You will be placed onto the Teacher Training UK Teacher Training programme where you will be working towards achieving QTLS (paid for by the school).

Entry Requirements


Applicants will be shortlisted against the following criteria:

1. English and Maths GCSE or equivalent (grade C or above)

2. UK university degree (2:1 or above, although we are willing to consider applicants who have a 2:2, who can demonstrate an aptitude for teaching), or recognised equivalent, linked closely to geography.

Essential Qualities

We are looking for candidates who have excellent intellectual and academic credentials. Candidates must be committed to their own personal development and be prepared to work hard. They should have good communication skills, a positive attitude, demonstrate resilience, and the ability to make decisions and to take initiative. They should have the willingness and potential to learn, show commitment to all students' learning, recognise the value of collaborative working, show respect for young people and teachers' skills and enjoy the school environment.

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited attend an interview day at Bourne End Academy. The day will include a tour of the school, an interview and the opportunity to deliver part of a lesson to a class (you will be notified of the topic and class details in advance of the interview date). You will meet senior leaders and colleagues from your prospective departments in the course of the day, and you will be given plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Support With The Application Process

Teacher Training UK will support you with your application and interview preparation for this position. We are a team of dedicated professionals who have previously worked in schools and alternative education providers, so that we can provide accurate advice and guidance throughout the process. We believe that it is people that make great schools great. We provide high quality training, which focuses on developing people, ensuring that all programmes are accessible and evidence informed, encompassing the necessary content to enable people to thrive in their roles.

The Bourne End Academy is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check.

Application Deadline: 3 pm 5th June 2020

Complete the Teacher Training UK online application form and reference Bourne End Academy under the question titled Which course you are applying for?

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the vacancy, call us on 01634 887 282. Alternatively, send your query to

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