Head of Geography, Warwickshire

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The Queen Elizabeth AcademyWarwickshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR (negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking and passionate Head of Geography to join our excellent Humanities faculty. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional to develop the Geography provision within the school and ensure that our students are achieving their potential. 

As a Head of Geography, you will have well developed leadership skills to build upon the department’s current achievements as well as having the ability to think outside the box to ensure students are eager to learn. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record enthusing and engaging students. 

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 660 pupils on roll. Following investment as part of the Priority School Building Programme we moved into brand new premises in November 2016, this has given us access to fantastic new facilities including three new sound proof music rooms, an outstanding and well equipped dance studio, an incredible sports hall, an excellent assembly/performance area. 

We are a forward thinking school, always looking for areas to develop and improve as well as being very open to new ideas; we feel this is best way to ensure consistent development and attainment of our students.

What we are looking for – the “Golden Thread”

  • An individual who is passionate about working in our school.
  • An individual who is determined to provide the best educational experience for their students.
  • An individual who wants to continually learn.

We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve. 

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?

Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?

If so, then we welcome you to join our team at The Queen Elizabeth Academy. 

We actively encourage visits to the school. 

For further information, the application form and job description, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07921 583 731

E: tqea@hays.com 

Please also see our dedicated recruitment site: www.hays.co.uk/jobs/the-queen-elizabeth-academy 

Closing date: 9am on Monday 18th March 2019.

The 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 satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Witherley Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1827 712477
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The Queen Elizabeth Academy is part of the Academy Transformation Trust family of academies.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is a 11-16 mixed comprehensive academy with a vibrant learning atmosphere, a dedicated and supportive network of staff and exciti...