Head of Geography, Bristol

Closing date:New this week

Bristol Grammar SchoolBristol

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and inspirational teacher to lead our committed and talented Geography department. The Head of Geography will be responsible for the leadership, oversight and good management of the Geography department. They will work with the departmental staff to ensure that the quality of teaching is at its very best, leading on new learning and teaching innovations in the subject, helping to facilitate all staff in the Department to discuss their teaching and develop new pedagogical techniques. 

The Geography Department is lively and flourishing, making a substantial contribution to the academic life of the School and regularly achieves outstanding public examination results. Years 7 and 8 follow a course designed to include and extend on Key Stage 3 of the Geography National Curriculum. From Year 9 the Cambridge IGCSE specification is taught. At A level the new OCR specification is followed. From September 2018, the department are now offering IB.  Fieldwork is an integral part of the study of Geography and we aim to give all students high quality fieldwork experience. Fieldwork locations have ranged from the Bristol to the French Alps. 

For more information, please see the job description

To apply please complete an application form and a monitoring form. This should be accompanied by a brief covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr JM Barot. Please send to the HR Department, BGSHR@bgs.bristol.sch.uk (Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR). Please note a PDF version of the application is preferable, however if you experience problems with the PDF, a word version is available. 

The closing date for applications is Friday, 11 January 2018, at 9am. 

Interviews are currently planned for Wednesday, 23 January 2019. 

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More about Bristol Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 117 973 6006
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