Curriculum Leader of Geography, London Borough of Newham

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St Bonaventure's RC SchoolLondon Borough of Newham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Scale plus TLR 1b (£9,472)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We seek to appoint a highly qualified, driven and successful leader to the post of Curriculum Leader of Geography. This is an exciting opportunity for an existing middle leader or an exceptional classroom practitioner to drive progress and school improvement whilst managing this vibrant department.
 

Evidence of an ability to manage, lead and coach others is essential. You will aim to inspire and facilitate the best possible teaching and learning in geography, generate an enthusiasm for the subject amongst teachers and pupils and promote the subject across the school.
 

Geography at St Bonaventure’s is a popular and well respected subject. We are committed to providing a relevant, exciting and accessible Geography curriculum for students ranging from Year 7 to Year 13. Geography is a highly regarded option at KS4 and forms an integral part of our GCSE curriculum. Uptake at KS5 is healthy and reflects the enthusiasm for Geography at St Bonaventure’s. The department is well resourced, has specialist rooms and offers a range of trips for field research opportunities.
 

“This year 70% of our students gained a good pass in both Maths and English”
 

St Bonaventure’s is an outstanding popular provider of education within the London Borough of Newham. With a long and distinguished history of educating boys’, aged 11-18, in the East End of London, St Bons is recognised by the DfE as a ‘high performing’ Catholic school. The school is founded under Franciscan principles, with a large and exciting culturally and religiously diverse co-educational sixth form.
 

Rated as outstanding in all of our last 3 Ofsted and Diocesan reports we believe that our students have an entitlement to the very best education, with high expectations for all in our community. Results have shown significant improvement each year, we nurture talent and ensure that every boy achieves their full potential, we stand in the top 5% for value added.
 

We Offer:
 

  • An opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, inspired and motivated team where staff genuinely feel valued
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management with CPD courses offered throughout the Local Authority and Diocese
  • A relocation package for the right applicant
  • A school with ‘outstanding teaching and learning’ where all our staff and the wider community feel privileged to be associated with
  • A curriculum where personalised learning is at the heart

To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at stbons@hays.com, or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Bons, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
 

Please also visit www.stbons.org and www.hays.co.uk/jobs/stbons for more information.
 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check. Hays is the recruitment partner for permanent vacancies at the school.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Boleyn Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 9QD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 84723844
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St Bonaventure’s is an outstanding popular provider of education within the London Borough of Newham.  With a long and distinguished history of educating boys’, aged 11-18, in the East End of London, St Bons is recognised by the DfE ...