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Head of Subject - Geography

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/02/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/02/2021 12:00
Salary:
MPS/UPS + TLR 2c
Hours per week:
32.5
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
203891
Employment Location:
Whitburn Church of England Academy, Sunderland
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
26 Feb
Further Information

WHITBURN CHURCH OF ENGLAND ACADEMY

NOR: 1250 11-19 Mixed Anglican Comprehensive

HEAD OF SUBJECT - GEOGRAPHY – TLR 2c

Required from September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East’s highest achieving schools; our motto ‘Excellence for All’ is at the heart of our work. We have a strong focus on learning and teaching; offering many opportunities for advancement through our CPD programme and Professional Growth Processes.

Based in a stunning coastal location, with a growing Sixth Form provision, where progress ranks in the top 6% nationally, we are rightly proud of the opportunities we offer for pupils and staff. Our ethos as an Anglican academy is entirely inclusive and no faith based pupil admission criteria are applied. Our motto of ‘Excellence for all’ is a living reality of day to day life at Whitburn.

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding teacher of Geography with the enthusiasm, ambition, skills and knowledge to be an excellent Head of Subject with the ability to lead the department through its next stage of development. This is an exciting opportunity to undertake the strategic responsibilities of the post and develop your own skills

The successful candidate will have:

• experience of successfully teaching Geography to all Keys Stages demonstrated by results and progress data
• an absolute commitment to students and their learning above all else
• have a strong interest in developing pedagogy and a track record of improving the practice of colleagues
• outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
• ability to ability to effectively lead and manage change

We are looking to recruit someone who has the skills, qualities, experience and knowledge outlined in the Person Specification. If you feel you can offer these attributes, we are keen to receive your application. If you would like to discuss this post then please email Chris Shaw (Deputy Head Teacher): cshaw@whitburncofeacademy.org

The closing date is Noon on Friday 26th February 2021.

Application packs including the Job Description and Person Specification are available from the academy website www.whitburncofeacademy.org. Hard copies should be returned to Whitburn Church of England Academy, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7EF, Tel. (0191) 529 3712, e-mail office@whitburncofeacademy.org


Whitburn Church of England Academy is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be subject to a range of other pre-recruitment checks. Please note that, without exception, written references will be taken up and made available to the Governing Body BEFORE the final selection stage.

Whitburn Church of England Academy is the Employer.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.