Head of Geography, Redbridge

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Woodbridge High School & Language CollegeRedbridge

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1A (£7,699) + OLA
Contract term: Permanent

Woodbridge High School is a successful school situated in the heart of Woodford Green, North East London. It is fully comprehensive with an ethnically and socially diverse intake. The school has a strong and distinctive ethos of ‘Pride in Achievement’ and enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. The outstanding Sixth Form achieves impressive results year after year. We are currently looking for a Head of Geography to join our team.

The Geography department offers:

  • A Geography curriculum across the Key Stages
  • Post 16 Geography is very popular with excellent recruitment year on year.
  • A record of driving forward innovation in learning and teaching within the school and a strong commitment to access and challenge for all.
  • The exciting opportunity for an ambitious colleague to lead a department of 4 teachers,
  • including post holders: Second in Geography and Leader of Learning in Geography

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong belief in comprehensive education
  • Have the ability to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be an innovative and inspirational teacher
  • Be committed to their personal and professional development
  • Make a positive contribution to the school’s distinctive ethos
  • Have the experience of teaching a full age and ability range.
  • Have the ability to teach Geography up to A Level.

Woodbridge High School offers you:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly regarded school
  • A welcoming and friendly staff body
  • Motivated, well-behaved and friendly students
  • Opportunities for rapid career development and promotion
  • Access to state of the art sports and leisure facilities
  • Tailored professional development and training
  • A comprehensive staff wellbeing package

Woodbridge has recently expanded to ten forms of entry in each year group which has brought about many benefits and opportunities:

  • An £11m building programme has delivered brand new facilities which are enjoyed by all students and staff.
  • A broad, innovative and varied curriculum.
  • Smaller class sizes in some subjects.
  • Increased potential for career development and promotion.

Woodbridge High School is committed to working with local schools and leads on many aspects of school improvement and inter-school development. We would like you to consider being part of our team at this exciting time in our development.

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and overseas checks where necessary.

Further details about the school, the post and an application form are available to download from the school website at www.woodbridgehigh.co.uk. Please send completed forms to: hdalby@woodbridgehigh.co.uk  

Closing date: Monday, 21st May 2018 at 9.00 am
Interview date: Wednesday, 23rd May 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date. Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.

St Barnabas Road,
Woodford Green,
Tel no: 020 8504 9618,
Fax no: 020 8559 0487
No. on roll 1670 (incl. 320 in Sixth Form)
Headteacher: Mr Andrew Beaumont, MA,BSc,NPQH



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More about Woodbridge High School & Language College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Barnabas Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 7DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8504 9618
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