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Head of Geography

Job Title: Head of Geography
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: January 2019
Duration: permanent
REF: Geog1409_1537769839
Contact Name: Richard Brittain
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

My School client based in Croydon is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Geography to work with members of the successful Humanities department for a permanent position to start in January 2019. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience, a strong history of teaching Geography up to KS5 and will support the school's vision and strategic objectives.

- Head of Geography with TLR

- January 2019 Permanent Vacancy

- Geography Teacher KS3-KS5

- Ofsted rated Outstanding School, Croydon

- Excellent Resources and Facilities

- Strong SLT, supportive environment

Uniform Education are proud to be exclusively partnering with a truly outstanding Ofsted 11-18 Girls Secondary school in the borough of Croydon in their recruitment for an exceptional Head of Geography Teacher to start in January 2019.

My client School is recognised as one of the top non-selective secondary schools in the country. It is consistently oversubscribed and has received four 'Outstanding' Ofsted and four 'Outstanding' Diocesan reports. The School is rightly very proud of its' academic achievement which is due to hard work, focus and dedication to the School's ethos and is endorsed by pupils and staff alike.

It can offer:

- A strong commitment to professional development

- A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all

- The opportunity to work in a team where the individual skills, enthusiasm and hard work will be appreciated

- The opportunity to work within the largest cosmopolitan centre outside of Central London, undergoing substantial redevelopment, growth and change

- A school that invests in enrichment and extra-curricular activities

In return it seeks to appoint a dynamic and well qualified Head of Geography Teacher who is able to teach across the age and ability range to A - level and provide evidence of successful teaching strategies and excellent organisational skills. The successful candidate will be an engaging, dynamic and a confident educator who will be able to inspire the students. The Head is looking for a highly qualified and enthusiastic Geographer who is able to teach across the 11-18 age range, be passionate about Geography and committed to improving teaching and learning. The successful applicant must have proven experience in leading and organising a department, good interpersonal and presentation skills, be forward thinking, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

The Humanities department in this popular and successful 11-18 girls' Comprehensive school consists of 5 full-time staff. The Department enjoys excellent accommodation with interactive whiteboards in every classroom and priority access to one of the school's computer rooms. Students begin studying for GCSE in Year 9. The department operates as a close-knit team, with all staff agreeing to their contribution towards formulating policy and supporting the importance of Geography in the curriculum.

If you match the above criteria and this sounds the kind of School environment you would enjoy working in, Croydon is a suitable location and you are a Head of Geography or looking to make the step up that is currently fulfilling that role or at that stage to make the jump to Head of Department then please get in touch today to have your CV immediately reviewed.