Teacher of Geography – St Francis Xavier Secondary School

Closing Date: 31/03/2023
Contract Permanent
Job Role Education
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary MPS/UPS
Company Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust

Job Description

Required: September 2023 or earlier

Salary: MPS / UPS

Hours: Full time 

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: St Francis Xavier Secondary School, Darlington Rd, Richmond, DL10 7DA


St Francis Xavier Secondary School is part of the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust, a family of 37 schools, and a vibrant Sixth Form College. With more than 11,000 students and 2,000 staff, NPCAT is now one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK.  

The governors of this highly successful and oversubscribed school seek to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and talented Geography Teacher. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and very successful team working in a school with excellent facilities and very high academic standards.

 The school is consistently amongst the highest performing in the country. The last Ofsted Inspection highlighted the following:

  • The exemplary behaviour of students makes an exceptional contribution to learning and is supportive of all. 
  • Behaviour is outstanding and reflects the school’s values.
  • SFX is an aspirational school where attainment is well above the national average. Pupils in all groups make outstanding progress from their various starting points.

This role would be suitable for ECTs.

Please note you do not need to be a regular attender at Church but you do need to be happy to support the Christian ethos of the school.

St Francis Xavier School (who is part of the Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust) is a joint RC/CE 11-16 Mixed Comprehensive serving the picturesque market town of Richmond and the surrounding rural area. We are located close to the A1 and A66 and in commutable distance from York, Durham and Teesside. The school has an excellent reputation in the local community.

The school is a strategic partner for the Red Kite Teaching School Hub. It offers a comprehensive training programme for teachers at all stages in their careers.

 You are welcome to visit our school prior to application or to have an informal discussion with the Headteacher. Please contact Mrs H. Harland, Headteacher’s PA, at enquiries@sfx.npcat.org.uk or on 01748 823414, to book an appointment.

Closing date: Friday 31st March 2023 by 9am

Interviews: Week commencing 17th April 2023

Please refer to the back cover of the application pack for details of how to apply for this position.


Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks. The successful candidate will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract.

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