Head of Geography
Head of Geography / Geography HOD - South East London, Lewisham
This is a permanent Head of Geography post at a large and rapidly improving secondary in South East London.
If you're an experienced Head of Geography, or experienced practitioner and aspiring Head of Department, and you'd like to work in a secondary that are making huge strides and improvements and need strong and capable leaders look no further!
This Head of Geography / Geography HOD comes with a challenging and varied workload. It is tailor made for someone looking for a Senior Leadership position in the long term and wants a role where they can make a telling difference to both students and colleagues.
***Head of Geography position in South East London
***Position starting September
***Inner London Pay Scale + TLR
***Must be an existing Head of Geography or highly experienced class teacher ready for a step up
***Permanent, Full-Time position
***Well equipped and large secondary
***New and inspiring Leadership in place over the last 2/3 years
***Main or Upper Pay Scale Plus TLR
***Rapidly improving department and school as a whole
***Excellent CPD for ambitious teachers
If you're interested in this Head of Geography role, you will need to be an enthusiastic Geography Teacher/ Leader with a minimum of 2 years' teaching experience and, preferably you will have experience of teaching at an inner London school. You should have a passionate, positive teaching style and relevant and up-to-date knowledge of the national curriculum. The school's perfect candidate is a Head of Geography who thrives on a challenge and has a strong leadership style. You must be able to identify opportunities for growth and development in all areas and have the tenacity to drive this forward. Ideally, the school need a leader who is able to show a natural talent for communication and organisation and instil their own aims and ambitions in others whilst leading a popular and successful department.
Found in South East London this large secondary school is located in a beautiful part of the capital and has excellent transport links and a large secure staff car park. The school has a great relationship with the local community and looks to utilise the surrounding area to its fullest when teaching and developing their students. This school encourages teachers to display the latest in creative and engaging lessons and needs a Head of Geography who can lead by example in this area.
About the Role
As a Head of Geography at this school you will be teaching and working as a crucial part of the high-achieving Humanities faculty and you will be working across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the department reaches high academic standards through challenging and engaging lesson content, leading by example to other teachers within the department. The Humanities Department, popular with both pupils and teachers, continues to deliver results and you will be expected to contribute to its success. The school boasts an array of resources including specialist subject software designed to enrich every pupils academic understanding of this subject.
As a Head of Geography roles go, you won’t find a school where the opportunity to really put your stamp on your team is more prevalent! Join this secondary school in September as a Head of Geography; click 'Apply' to send your CV to Tom Clyde at EduStaff.
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