Cheney School

Cheney School

Teacher of Geography


Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications.

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We are seeking to appoint a skilled, ambitious and innovative teacher to join a successful and progressive Geography department within a Humanities Faculty. We are a strong team which places the promotion of excellence in learning at the heart of our work. We would welcome a team player who is keen to work collaboratively and contribute to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas. This exciting post offers teaching in KS3, KS4 and KS5.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • have the determination to provide high quality classroom teaching;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Judy Gleen, Head of Humanities, on:

Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale depending on experience.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

With the potential for an Easter or September start.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to:

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date:   Wednesday, 21st March at 8:00 a.m.