Area Leader Humanities (Geography)

Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language CollegeOtley, West Yorkshire

Humanities Faculty: Area Leader Geography

MPS/UPS + TLR2A (£2873)


Contract: Full time Permanent, start date preferably Easter 2021


We are looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and ambitious teacher of Geography to join the Humanities faculty.  The main focus of this post will be to assist in the leadership of the Faculty and the successful candidate will be responsible for leading teaching and learning in the area of Geography.


The successful candidate will:

• have the ability to teach KS3, KS4 and KS5 Geography

• have the ability to teach in other areas of Humanities at KS3 (desirable)

• have the ability to enthuse, motivate and inspire both staff and students alike

• be an excellent classroom teacher with the ability to role model outstanding classroom behaviour management and a proven record of examination results

• have an appropriate degree for this post and secondary QTS

• have a commitment to continuous professional development


In return we offer:

• excellent Continued Professional Development opportunities

• a dedicated staff team supported by a committed and experienced senior leadership team

• a positive environment where students are able to learn and achieve

• a commitment to technology with iPads being issued to all teaching staff and students


Prince Henry’s is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1630 students – including around 320 in the Sixth Form.  We serve the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds.

We are a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work.  The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality. Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirms us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management.  Prince Henry’s has been designated as a National Support School by the DfE, and gained Sponsor Academy status in September 2018 subsequently forming the Collaborative Learning Multi Academy Trust.

The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, parking, annual flu vaccinations, access to Cycle to Work and Computer schemes, corporate gym membership, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee.  There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's in line with the Admissions Policy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.  We aim for diversity within our workforce.

Closing date Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 12.00 noon

For more information and an application form please click on the 'Vacancies' tab at www.princehenrys.co.uk.  Please note we do not accept CVs.


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