Geography Subject Leader, London SW12

Closing date:

La Retraite RC Girls' SchoolLondon SW12

Date posted:
Start date: Maternity leave cover from January 2020, for up to 1 year.
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £29,664 to £48,244 pa (pay award pending) + TLR allowance of £6,643 pa. Recruitment and Retention payment of £2,000 pa is available.
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a vibrant faith community. La Retraite is a highly successful, diverse and over‐subscribed girls' 11‐19 Roman Catholic VA comprehensive school with a strong reputation for all‐round excellence. We achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Section 48 denominational inspection judgement in June 2018 and an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgement in April 2013.

We are looking for:

  • someone to manage our Geography Department, with exciting ideas to build on good practice
  • someone with vision and energy
  • an appropriately qualified and experienced practitioner committed to high achievement for all our students


The ability to teach Geography up to A Level is essential.

0.8FTE - but would consider 1.0FTE for the right candidate

We offer all staff access to a Private Healthcare scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme. We are in a good location 10 minutes’ walk from both Balham and Clapham South tube stations and near a number of key bus routes.

For an application pack, please download the details from the teaching staff vacancy section of the school website www.laretraite.lambeth.sch.uk 

If you should have any queries please email Ms Clarke, HR Manager, at aclarke@laretraite.lambeth.sch.uk. Visits are encouraged and can be arranged by emailing Ms Clarke or telephoning her on 020 8673 5644 extension 159.

Closing date is 12 noon on Friday 20th September 2019
Interviews: end September / early October 2019

La Retraite RC School is committed to safer recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check


Faith - Values - Excellence

La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School 

Atkins Road, Clapham Park, London SW12 0AB.

Tel: 020 8673 5644.  Fax: 020 8675 8577. 

www.laretraite.lambeth.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mr Dominic Malins



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Atkins Road, Clapham Park, London, SW12 0AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8673 5644
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