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Head of Geography

Head of Geography

Robert Barclay Academy

Hertfordshire, EN11 8JY

MPS/UPS + TLR 2a + London Fringe allowance and up to £1,500 for relocation
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Required for April or September 2018
Apply by:
9 February 2018

Job overview

Robert Barclay Academy is part of Scholars’ Education Trust (formerly Sir John Lawes Academies Trust). We are looking for an excellent Head of Geography to provide professional leadership and management. 

The successful applicant will have a clear vision for the faculty and the strategic leadership skills to deliver significant improvements. You will be an outstanding practitioner who has the vision, energy and drive to further improve standards of achievement and ensure teaching is of the highest quality across all key stages.

The Academy is part of Scholar’s Education Trust creating a formal link with Sir John Lawes School (OFSTED Outstanding). We offer an innovative induction programme and professional development programme both at Samuel Ryder Academy and across the Trust, recognising that our staff are the key to our success. 

If you are interested in joining us at this exciting time, further details and an application pack is available from or on 01727 859382. 

Please note; your application should be accompanied by a covering letter  to Ced de la Croix, Headteacher, on your experience to date.

Closing date: Midday on Friday, 23rd February 2018.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged. 

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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About Robert Barclay Academy

+44 1992 410800

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Robert Barclay Academy is part of the highly successful Scholar’s Education Trust. We are a comprehensive 11-18 secondary school in which students make positive progress and our A Level results place us in the top 25% of schools nationally for the progress they make. Resources are good, and we place an emphasis on ensuring teachers have everything they need to teach their lessons effectively.

We value our staff and provide a personalised CPD offer, including the opportunity to work with colleagues from the other Trust secondary and primary schools.

Robert Barclay Academy is situated on a green and leafy site near Hoddesdon town centre, with good links both by road and rail (the trainline from Broxbourne station is a ten minute walk away and runs from the north into central London). We have approximately 700 students on roll, with over 100 in the Sixth Form.

Our school values are ACE: Achievement, Care and Excellence.

You can find out more information on our website or follow us on Twitter @RBAcad or Facebook RobertBarclayAcademyHoddesdon

Headteacher: Ced de la Croix

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