Geography Teacher – Dacorum, Hertfordshire

Geography Teacher

Tring School

Dacorum, Hertfordshire


About the role

Contract: Fulltime/Permanent

Salary: MPS/UPS+fringe

Start:  September 2023


Are you a dynamic and committed individual who would thrive in a forward thinking team? Do you have a passion for Geography and a desire to continually develop your teaching practice and pedagogy? We require an inspirational teacher to join our highly successful and supportive Geography department. There are currently two year 12 and two year 13 classes and a large cohort at KS4 with six year 11 and five year 10 classes. Geography is the most popular option subject at GCSE and is also consistently highly popular at A-level.

We are a well organised and resourced department, with 4 large classrooms, and excellent IT provision across the school, with all students having 1:1 chromebooks and widespread use of Google apps for education and Google classroom.


The post is equally suitable for an ECT as well as experienced teachers and offers an excellent opportunity to receive support through our comprehensive ECT and CPD programme which will be delivered in conjunction with our Dacorum partners.


The successful applicant will be:

  • Qualified to deliver the Geography curriculum to KS3 to the highest standard
  • An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines 
  • A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school
  • A strong team player with a “can do” attitude
  • Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school


Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’


All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities provided to the whole school and within the department. We also run some fantastic trips to a range of destinations, which in the past have included Iceland, China and Sri Lanka.

Our results as a department have been excellent with this summer's GCSE, 40% of students achieved a grade 7 or above and 67% achieved a grade 5 or above. At year 13 89% of students were on or above their Alis+ target, 23% of students achieved an A*/A and 79% A*-C.


If you would like any further information or would like to come and visit us prior to an application please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs L Jones, Senior Leader/Head of Department [email protected].


To apply, please complete a teacher application form along with a cover letter and send to Mrs M Hutchinson at [email protected].


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and two professional references.


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