Head of Department for Geography, Waltham Forest

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Norlington School and 6th FormWaltham Forest

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay Scale: MPS/UPS + 2B/2C (£4,530/£6,645 (depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Department for Geography

Pay Scale: MPS/UPS + 2B/2C

(£4,530/£6,645 depending on experience)

London Weighting: Outer

Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boy’s school with a mixed 6th form school. Over the past 5 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement.

Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted;

'The progress of all groups of pupils...including the most able, is strong'

'Staff....enjoy being part of the school with it's distinctive family ethos'

'The behaviour of students around the school is calm and orderly'   (Ofsted October 2018)

The school has an excellent CPD programme and is committed to developing all staff, as we continue our journey to becoming an ‘Outstanding’ school. This includes three staff training afternoons, two department meetings and one twilight training session every 6 weeks. Lessons finish for students at 1:30 pm on a Friday.

The Geography department has experienced significant success over the past few years. This is an opportunity to make your mark and gain excellent career experience. We are looking for someone who is creative, innovative and open to new ideas to help drive the department forward to success. The Geography department delivers A Level courses at KS5.

For September 2019 we require:

• An innovative, dynamic and creative person with excellent interpersonal skills

• A leader who is passionate and enthusiastic about their subject

• An excellent innovative classroom teacher able to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower our students to achieve

• Commitment to sharing good practice across the whole school.

• Excellent subject knowledge with the ability to meet assessment objects to ensure students make exceptional progress

• An ability to teach A-level is desirable 

Whether you are currently in a leadership role or looking to make the next step-up in your career, this post is an excellent opportunity for someone to really make their mark and become part of our committed team at Norlington School.

Posts will be subject to a Prohibition check for all roles involved with the management of pupils.  Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

A recruitment pack and application form is available on the TES jobs website, school’s website: www.norlington.net , Our school/Vacancies link. Please email completed application forms to mmichael@norlington.school 

Closing date: Midday 20th May 2019

Interviews scheduled for: Week beginning 20th May 2019



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Norlington Road, Leyton, London, E10 6JZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 5393055
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