Head of Geography, Bedford

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Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and motivated teacher of geography to lead a thriving Geography Department from September 2018. The person appointed will have a clear vision for the department and have excellent leadership skills to ensure continued high attainment and outstanding teaching and learning at all key stages.

In line with the School’s ethos, the successful candidate must be open-minded and enthusiastic in adopting innovative and exciting ways of teaching. As an Apple Distinguished school technology is integrated into all that we do, providing opportunities to extend learning and collaboration. 

An extensive programme of extra-curricular activities and trips are offered outside the classroom to bring the subject to life. An extremely popular subject at GCSE, IB Diploma and A Level our students achieve considerable academic success in Geography. 

The School has its own salary scale, which is above the national scale. Fee remission is available for children of teaching staff in all of the Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford (subject to availability). A Teachers Pension Scheme is also available as well as free car parking and health care cash plan.

An application pack with detailed job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website www.bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk/jobs or requested by email from hr@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk.

Closing Date: 12 noon, 16 March 2018 

Interview Date: 20 March 2018 

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Bedford Girls' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cardington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 361 900
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Bedford Girls’ School is a selective independent day school for girls aged 7-18. Underpinned by the International Baccalaureate philosophy of education the School is innovative, outward looking and vibrant. It is our belief that learning should be ex...