Curriculum Manager of Geography and Geology (Earth Sciences), Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

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City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form CollegeStoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SFCA Main Scale (£22,937 - £38,364 per annum) plus a responsibility allowance of up to £2,500 per annum.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The City of Stoke on Trent Sixth Form College is a thriving, lively and successful Sixth Form College, committed to social inclusion. The College is located in an award-winning, state of the art building at the heart of the University Quarter of Stoke on Trent, adjacent to Stoke Railway Station, providing excellent travel links.

In September 2017, the College achieved academy status as part of the Potteries Educational Trust. The Trust is working collaboratively with educational institutions from across Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire and beyond, seeking to improve outcomes for all children and young people in the region.

In October 2017, Ofsted Inspectors graded the College ‘Good’ with several excellent features and praised staff and students for creating a supportive learning community. Inspectors were impressed with the relentless focus on continuing to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, leading to our learners making good or excellent progress.

The College’s mission is ‘A caring community, delivering excellence and inspiring futures.’

Curriculum Manager of Geography and Geology (Earth Sciences)

(Full Time / Permanent)

Salary: SFCA Main Scale (£22,937 - £38,364 per annum)
plus a responsibility allowance of up to £2,500 per annum.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and successful teacher who will take overall responsibility for the leadership, quality improvement and development of the Geography and Geology curriculum area. This is an exciting opportunity for the person appointed to lead a successful and well-resourced department at a time of growth and opportunities.

The Sixth Form College is a leading provider of A Level Geography as evidenced by positive value added that is ranked very highly nationally. The subject continues to grow and has excellent relationships with local HE partners and external agencies that support the delivery of learning inside and outside of the classroom. Within Geology we have developed strong links with the local Geological Society and are currently involved in a teaching and learning project aimed at introducing and growing GCSE Geology from September 2018.

If you have a passion for Geography and Geology, the desire to share that with young people, and the ability to lead staff in achieving our aims, we would welcome your application.

Closing date: Monday 19th March 2018, 12.00noon

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone on Tuesday 20th March, 2018. Interviews will take place on the Wednesday 28th March, 2018. 

For further details and an application form please visit the College’s website: or email  Alternatively, telephone Personnel on (01782) 854210.

The College is committed to Equal Opportunities. Applications are particularly welcome from members of the ethnic minorities who are currently under represented at the College.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You should note that an enhanced DBS Disclosure will be required prior to taking up an appointment with the College.

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More about City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2RU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 848736
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The City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College is renowned across the region for its outstanding quality of teaching, support and encouragement of students.

The College is a lively and interesting community of students drawn from a wide range of backg...