Leader of Key Stage 4 Geography, Reading

Little Heath SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2(b) £4,530
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Geography to lead the delivery of our Key Stage 4 curriculum within a large and highly successful team. The department has a strong track record of success at all Key Stages and offers a wide range of courses. Student attainment in Geography at Key Stage 4 is excellent and Geography also enjoys an enviable reputation at Key Stage 5 with an outstanding uptake and strong results. This role will also involve supporting the Head of Department with some additional daily organisational tasks.

The person we are seeking will:

  • be passionate about teaching Geography and bring energy, enthusiasm and new ideas;
  • be a successful teacher across the age and ability range and able to use this experience to develop the practice of others;
  • have strong leadership, management and communication skills;
  • have experience of raising standards and setting high expectations for the achievement of all students;
  • have ambition and a desire to play a significant role in the further development of the Geography department.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1610 on roll, including 320 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others.

For an information pack please contact Emma Tedstone  at Little Heath School on 0118 9427337, Extension 203 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Applications will be considered on receipt.

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

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More about Little Heath School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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