Teacher of Geography

Girls (11- 18)
Full Boarding
Downe House School

We are currently looking for a Teacher of Geography to join our vibrant and dedicated department (one year fixed term contract)

Full time for September 2020

(One year fixed term contract)

As one of the leading girls’ independent boarding schools in the country, we pride ourselves on offering a supportive, enriching and creative environment for our girls.

We are currently looking for a Teacher of Geography to join our vibrant and dedicated department. You will need to have drive and passion for your subject, be able to teach at all levels up to and including GCSE and A’level, and be excited to be part of a department that strongly believes in the importance of extending Geography education beyond the classroom, through numerous extracurricular opportunities.

Downe House is a Microsoft Showcase School offering staff and girls an opportunity to utilise technology in teaching and learning. Girls are able to achieve Microsoft Office Specialist accreditation. All staff are supported in achieving MIEE (Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert) status. The successful candidate will also have a chance to engaged with supporting the wider Digital Strategy.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and thriving Boarding School where everyone is encouraged to get fully involved with School life. We actively support our staff with their professional development and offer a range of CPD opportunities as well as an excellent remuneration package, pension scheme, meals on duty and great working conditions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check (DBS) and satisfactory references

Further Information


Job Details

  • Location: Berkshire
  • Term: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 28 May 2020
  • Salary: Downe House salary scale


School Details

  • Founded: 1907
  • Religion: Christian
  • Girls' Boarding: 565 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 586 (173 in Sixth Form)