Head of Geography - September 2017

Recruiter
Clarus Education Ltd
Location
London
Salary
32724.0000
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HEAD OF GEOGRAPHY | NEW MIXED ACADEMY - SOUTH LONDON | SEPTEMBER 2017

Whether you are an experienced Head of Geography seeking a new challenge or an aspiring Head of Department, ready for the next step in your career; this could be the right on for you!

How would you like to join a new, exciting academy in South London, where you will become an integral part of the middle management team, tasked with building an Outstanding Geography Department…?

Interested?...Please do read on to find out more about this Head of Geography opportunity!

POSITION: Head of Geography - Permanent position - September 2017

SCHOOL: New & Expanding Mixed Secondary School - STEM focused - Years 7-9 currently

APPLICANTS: Welcome from current & aspiring Heads of Department!

LOCATION: South West London - Popular Borough of Kingston

CONTRACT: Permanent School Contract - September 2017

SALARY: Enhanced Outer London - MPS - UPS + TLR 2b

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

The Head Teacher of this new and exciting secondary school in South London, Kingston is keen to appoint a Head of Geography for the new school year, September 2017. The successful candidate will either be a current Head of Geography or an experienced and ambitious Geography Teacher; ready for middle management. You must have a proven track record of delivering 'good’ or 'outstanding’ lessons across the key stages, ideally with the ability to teach across KS3, 4 & 5. Your passion for teaching Geography is a must, as well as having the ability to motivate and enthuse pupils in your care.

JOB SPECIFICATION:

As Head of Geography at this school, you will be initially leading a small team, with this set to grow year on year, as the school grows to full capacity. The school currently have over 500 pupils in Years 7-9, so your appointment will give you the rare opportunity to shape the strategic direction of this department within an expanding, evolving Inner City school. The Head Teacher and SLT have high expectations of all staff and invest heavily in to CPD, keen to promote from within and offer exciting career progression to their talented team. You will be given support if and when needed but ultimately, this would be your chance shine.

SCHOOL & TRAVEL INFORMATION:

The school only opened its doors in 2015, and is expanding rapidly. The school already has an impressive school site, with modern and state of the art resources and facilities. The school offers a Head of Geography unrivalled scope for career progression, due to the growth ove3r the coming years. The site offers free staff parking and is less than a 10-minute walk from the nearest rail station (South West Trains), which has excellent access via Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Wimbledon Stations.

If you are interested in this Head of Geography role, please send your CV to Danny at Clarus Education ASAP, with the school looking to interview and appoint ahead of the February Half Term.

**If shortlisted, Clarus Education will be in touch within 48hrs to discuss the position further and arrange a school visit/tour and interview**