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2 I/C Humanities & Head of Geography

The Duke of York's Royal Military SchoolKent

Do you want to be part of a unique combination of education with military values? 

From the moment you enter the school site, you will appreciate how very special our school is. We are very well resourced, providing small classes where academic learning and high quality extra-curricular opportunities are greatly valued. Our greatest asset is our student body; we are a ‘Good’ school striving to be ‘Outstanding’.

This new role is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and experienced Geographer to lead a talented departmental team and serve as 2 I/C of our rapidly expanding and highly successful Humanities Faculty.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher of Geography and a model of engaging and ambitious practice. You will provide high-quality leadership of the Geography department, developing teaching and learning to ensure an aspirational, relevant and engaging curriculum is delivered to all our students.  

In addition, as 2 I/C, you will contribute to the leadership capacity of the Humanities Faculty across the disciplines of: Geography, History, PSHE, Psychology and RE.  You will work closely with the Head of Faculty in shaping the Faculty’s vision and values, leading collaborative curriculum development and assisting in the on-going evaluation of teaching and learning provision. You will be excited by staff development and the opportunity to expand the range of subjects on offer to students.

The successful candidate will be required to play an active role in boarding school life which may include tutoring, sports, clubs and activities during the day, evenings and at weekends.  Salary MSP/UPS, TLR 2c (£7,017 pa) and DOYRMS allowance £5,667 per annum. Accommodation may be available on site at a fair rent for a 3 bed house.   

Closing date: Friday 3rd December 2021 at 0900 hrs. Interviews: 7/8 December 2021.

Applicants are required to submit an Application Form and a Supporting Statement form to demonstrate the criteria of the post advertised as set out in the person specification and job description. Further details on the post and an Application Form and Supporting Statement Form can be found on the School’s website:, or by emailing Tel. 01304 245027. Applications submitted without a Supporting Statement Form will not be considered.  

If you have any specific questions about the job description or person specification please contact the Head of Humanities, Mrs Natalia Andrews email:

For applicants selected for interview, two references will be sought, including a reference from your current Line Manager and most recent employer working with children.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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