Subject Leader for Geography

Pearson Whiffin Education
Kent, UK
08 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: HOD Geography / Subject Leader for Geography

Start Date: September 2019

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £MPS / £UPS

This popular Mid Kent secondary school are looking for a new subject leader for Geography (Head of Department level) to start in, or before, September 2019. Teachers with experience teaching Geography at KS3 and KS4 should apply. Applications will be considered from current subject leaders and from teachers looking for greater responsibility.

This good / outstanding school teaches Geography at KS3 and KS4 as part of a wider Humanities framework. Teachers are supported with a raft of resources and lesson planning material to ensure that a healthy work life balance can be achieved. Subject Leaders are given responsibility for both staff and resources in their department as well as oversight of the curriculum. They are given sufficient time off timetable to ensure that planning and assessments can be conducted efficiently.

In this job you will get the opportunity to teach a mixed timetable of KS3 and KS4 Geography. The subject is not currently taught at KS5 but teachers with ambitions in this area could be supported through the introduction phase. You will be given ample time and support to plan and prepare your lesson material. You will work with mixed ability students with a passion for their learning. You will be expected to challenge and develop their understanding of their subject and ensure that they have the best opportunity at achieving a great GCSE.

To be successful in this role you will need:

* The ability to teach Geography at GCSE / A-Level

* The ability to lead learners with excellent classroom presence and demonstrate excellent teaching practice

* The ability to stretch and challenge academic students

* The experience of using current educational technology and the ability to support junior staff in its working

* The up-to-date knowledge of current teaching practices and safeguarding legislation

To apply for this Head of Department / Subject Leader for Geography role contact me today at Pearson Whiffin, Sittingbourne, Kent

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