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Head of Geography

King Alfred SchoolBarnet

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The King Alfred School is looking for an ambitious and talented teacher to join our unique and exceptional school from mid-to-late November 2021 or January 2022 (dates are flexible for the appropriate candidate).

You will: 

  • Lead a small departmental team. 
  • Teach across the full Geography age range, including GCSE and A level. 
  • Play a full role in the life of the school.

King Alfred School (KAS) is a progressive independent school in idyllic grounds in North London. Our independence means that we take a holistic approach to education and value the progress young people make in all areas. Class sizes are small and the environment very supportive for both students and staff. Low staff turnover means this is a rare opportunity to join the staff team.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences:  

  • A good honours degree and QTS. 
  • Relevant classroom experience and a track record of successful teaching. 
  • The ability to establish successful relationships with students, parents and staff.

Due to the responsibilities that come with this post, it would not be suitable for an NQT or ECT.

To apply for this opportunity please visit our website and apply using our online Application Form.

The salary for this role will be made up of two parts. First, the successful candidate will be placed on the KAS scale, which is the same as the Outer London pay scale with the addition of the KAS supplement (c.£5,000).  Second, there will a management allowance of c.£7,000.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 27 September 2021

Interview date: w/c 4 October 2021

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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