Geography (Subject Lead), Hyde

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Longdendale High SchoolHyde

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (+TLR 2B)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Geography (Subject Lead)

Required for September 2018

Subject Leader for Geography Main Pay Scale (+ TLR 2b) – Hours of work: Full Time, Permanent Contract

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join a successful and forward thinking converter academy. Required from September 2018, we wish to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated Leader of Geography with the ability to lead and teach at all ages 11-16. 

Longdendale High School is a successful and popular comprehensive 11-16 academy set at the edge of the Peak District on the border of Tameside and Derbyshire. We have a current intake of 800 students with cohorts typically above the national average in terms of prior attainment. Our most recent Ofsted inspection recognised the excellent provision and opportunities our students are offered in all areas of the curriculum, and the school was judged to be ‘Good with Outstanding features’. This is clearly a fantastic achievement we are currently building on and the successful candidate will play a key role in our continuing journey to outstanding as we work relentlessly to ensure all students are supported to achieve their full potential and flourish in all aspects of school life. Longdendale is a highly innovative and successful school, with a strong vision for ongoing improvement. 

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to join our Humanities team and to lead Geography. The successful candidate will further develop the curriculum and teaching experience in lessons to ensure that all students achieve at least their target grade on the Aspire Pathway. As subject leader for Geography, the successful candidate will work to provide outstanding learning opportunities and instil a love of learning. The successful applicant will join a well-resourced department and a staff of highly committed professionals who are passionate about raising standards and learning outcomes for all students. This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your own career in a challenging, innovative and highly supportive secondary environment. We will invest in you and provide you with the best resourcing and a personal programme of professional development and improvement.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting equal opportunities and the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced status checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

For further information, or if you would like to visit our school prior to applying, please contact Louise Hoyle, Longdendale High School, Spring Street, Hollingworth, Hyde, SK14 4GP (Tel: 01457 764006) or alternatively: 

Closing date for applications: Midday on Wednesday 21st March 2018

Interviews to take place:  Week commencing Monday 26th March 2018

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More about Longdendale High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spring Street, Hollingworth, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 8LW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1457 764006
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