Acting Head of Geography (fixed term maternity), Suffolk

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Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: 17 April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS own salary scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy:


This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, talented and enthusiastic teacher to lead a successful and popular department from April 2020, for a fixed term maternity contract.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner, able to teach creative and engaging lessons to pupils across all year groups whilst providing dynamic leadership for our experienced and positive team of geographers.  The RHS geography department is outstanding, as highlighted by our recent ‘Centre of Excellence’ award from the Geography Association.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to join and lead a successful team. 

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available.  The Royal Hospital School remains a member of the TPS.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications:  12 noon 12 November

Interviews will be held: 19/20 November

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting  or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...