Geography Subject Leader, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:New this week

Buckingham SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 (£23,720 - UPR3 (£39,406) Additional TLR: £4,311
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We seek to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and well-qualified Subject Leader of Geography, with a real passion for teaching and learning.  Our Humanities Department is of central importance to our progress as a school, as we strive to create an outstanding team and ethos within The Buckingham School.

We are looking for an innovative and committed classroom practitioner, who can teach and lead outstanding KS3, KS4 & KS5 Geography and is committed to raising achievement and delivering excellent teaching and learning.

You will:

  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • achieve outstanding student attainment outcomes
  • possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • teach in a strong and dynamic team of Humanities teachers
  • be involved in the design and development of the Geography curriculum.

This is an exciting period to join The Buckingham School and our students are looking for a teacher with passion, drive and creativity  

In return we will offer you:

  • a professional and supportive team
  • a personalised approach to professional development, with exceptional CPD opportunities
  • a role in a school that has a clear vision and is on the road to outstanding
  • students with a positive attitude and a willingness to succeed
  • a supportive and inclusive staff environment.

To apply

The full Job Description is attached or you can download it from our website via the Apply link. Please send a letter of application along with the completed application form, giving full contact details of two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is your current Headteacher) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to  

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday ,26th September 2019

Interview date: Tuesday, 1st October 2019

Interested applicants are welcome to visit the school by appointment in advance of the interview date, please contact Mrs Alison Allen to arrange this on 01280 818920.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are also committed in promoting community cohesion, healthy school and young enterprise.


More about Buckingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1280 812206
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Located in Buckinghamshire, Buckingham School is a secondary mainstream school. It is a community establishment that is non-denominational. It educates girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18. There are approximately 1,010 students on the roll a...