Head of Geography, Leeds

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Dixons Unity AcademyLeeds

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity to join the newest school in  one of the country's top Multi-Academy Trusts

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Geography to join Dixons Unity Academy during its exciting development as part of the Dixons Academies Trust.  The post will commence from the 1 January 2019 and will be a chance for candidates with ambition, drive and determination to be a part of transforming the lives of the community as part of the Dixons family.

The right candidate will have a passion for geography and for improving the life chances and aspirations of young people.  All candidates must demonstrate the potential to demonstrate complete dedication to the academy's values, mission and principles.  This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking Multi-Academy Trust with an utter moral drive to make a difference to the lives of young people.

The successful candidate will be:

  • able to teach geography to GCSE standard and have an excellent record of securing exceptional progress for students in this subject
  • able to motivate and inspire students to achieve exceptional outcomes
  • focused on building strong professional relationships across the academy and in the community
  • committed to our unrelenting expectations
  • aligned to a can-do culture
  • committed to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the academy

Find out more by visiting www.dixonsua.com 

Please apply using the Dixons Academy application form and include a formal covering letter which addresses the person specification. Return completed applications to jhulme@swallowhill.org

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. 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. Successful applicants will need to provide a current DBS certificate via the Update Service or undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the trust. 

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More about Dixons Unity Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Whingate Road, Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 263 0110
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