Head of Geography Department, Athens, Greece

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St. Lawrence CollegeAthens, Greece

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Geography Department (incorporating the teaching of IGCSE and A-Level Geography)

The position

St. Lawrence College, Athens, Greece is currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced teacher of Geography to be our Head of Geography and to lead the department as well as teach this popular subject through to, and including at A-Level. 

Brief Job description

The successful applicant will be responsible for guiding and inspiring pupils and staff in this subject area, as well as teaching Geography to Key Stages 3, 4 & 5. He or she will coordinate all areas of the planning and delivery of Geography, including strengthening the schemes of work, creating and sourcing teaching aids, developing and implementing assessment tasks, promoting e-safety and engaging all pupils in the attainment of mathematical skills.

St. Lawrence College places great importance on the excellence of the delivery of pastoral care and on the provision of extracurricular activities for all pupils. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to these vital spheres of British education fully and with enthusiasm. 

Brief person specification

In addition to appropriate teaching qualifications and experience teaching Geography in a British school either in the UK or overseas, the successful applicant will possess outstanding subject knowledge, excellent communication skills and the stamina to realise the continual improvement of the teaching of this important and popular subject. 

The successful applicant will be available to work from 1st September 2019.


Our new teacher of Geography will receive a competitive salary by standards of British education in Greece plus Christmas, Easter and summer bonuses and other benefits. The successful applicant will work alongside friendly and supportive colleagues across our 20-acre school campus set in the stunning natural surroundings of the suburbs in southern Athens. 


A full recruitment pack is attached to this advertisement, containing 1. An introduction to the position. 2. A full job description. 3. A full person specification. 4. The St. Lawrence College ‘Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy’, 5. Our GDPR policy regarding the protection of applicants’ personal data during the recruitment process and 6. An electronic application form. Interested applicants should complete and return the application form as an attachment to the Headmaster, Phil Holden, at careers@slc.gr to arrive by 09.00am (Athens time) Thursday 21st March 2019. 

Applicants should also send their current cv and a covering letter.

Applicants should note that the pdf application form should be saved to a device before being completed and returned.

St. Lawrence College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service in the UK.

Job location

More about St. Lawrence College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Anemon Street, Koropi, Athens, Attiki 19400, Greece
Telephone: +30 210 8917000