Geography Teacher

Type of Position:Teacher of Geography
Salary:Competitive salary plus benefits package
Start Date:1 January 2025
Closing Date: 26 June 2024 at 12 noon
Interviews:3 July 2024

Teacher of Geography

Required from: January 2025

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: Part Time 51%

Competitive salary in accordance with experience

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate Geography Teacher to join a thriving and successful Geography Department within an exceptional school, with excellent facilities.

There is the opportunity to teach across the whole age range, up to and including A Level Geography. The ability to offer teaching within our Wollstonecraft Enrichment programme would be advantageous.

Students attain excellent examination results and Geography is a popular subject. The successful candidate will demonstrate equal passion for their subject and working with young students. Staff are expected to contribute to our co-curricular programme.

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18 and was rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014). We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment, our brand new Senior School has been redeveloped to provide state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For further details and an application form please visit

The closing date for applications: 26 June 2024 at 12 noon

Interview date: 3 July 2024

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to application closing date.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.


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