Head of Geography, North London

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Highbury Fields SchoolNorth London

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Start date: April 2019, or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/UPS (plus Inner London Allowance) + TLR 2.1 (£2,721)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Geography at Highbury Fields School

Salary grade: Main Scale/UPS (plus Inner London Allowance) + TLR 2.1 (£2,721)

Benefits include: generous pension scheme; reduced local gym membership; Cycle to Work scheme; interest free Season Ticket Loans; Employee Assistance Program; Child Voucher Scheme

Start date: April 2019, or September 2019

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 14th February 2019, 9am 

Highbury Fields School is a flourishing, high performing 11-18 girls' state school, which was graded Outstanding in October 2016. It is one of the top 3% of schools in the country in terms of student progress. Highbury Fields provides all of our students with the excellent standard of education that they deserve and is a school where you can be ambitious with your teaching and develop your leadership.

The school is looking to appoint a talented and well-qualified geography specialist to lead and further develop our successful Geography Department. The candidate will be supported by a team of committed and talented geography teachers working within the dynamic Humanities Faculty. 

‘As a school in which everyone is recognised as an individual, Highbury Fields inspires students to be highly aspirational and have very positive attitudes to their education.’

Ofsted October 2016

Thanks to the exceptional attitudes of our students and the dedication of their teachers, the study of geography is currently flourishing at Highbury Fields School. In 2018, 86% of our Year 11 students attained a grad 4 and above in their Geography GCSE and 40% grade 7 or above which is well beyond the national average. 

If you are someone who wants to develop their career in a forward thinking and highly supportive environment, who can foster effective and harmonious relationships with members of staff and who truly believes, like we do, that every child can achieve excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Applications are welcome from suitably experienced and enthusiastic geography specialists.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent teacher who has proven results across all key stages
  • Be highly ambitious for all students
  • Be a team player
  • Be willing to contribute to the wider school curriculum

If you are interested in the post and would like to find out more about the role and the school, please contact Ms Mary Mason, Headteacher’s PA, on 0207 288 1888. 

To apply, please download the application form from the TES or school website and email it to: hr@highburyfields.islington.sch.uk Please note the school does not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 14th February 2019, 9am 

Highbury Fields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS enhanced disclosure check. 

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More about Highbury Fields School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Highbury Hill, London, N5 1AR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 2072881888
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Highbury Fields School is an Outstanding school. Highbury Fields' students are highly aspirational and have positive attitudes to their learning and attainment. These qualities, in combination with the school's strong emphasis on academic progress, h...