Head of Geography

Ada Lovelace Church of England High SchoolEaling

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School Park View Road, Ealing, London, W5 2JX is seeking to appoint a Head of Geography.

As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers. The school, now in its third year, moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020.

The role of Head of Geography is an exciting opportunity for an innovative teacher and curriculum planner who is ready to take on departmental leadership. The successful candidate will have responsibility for building the department in terms of curriculum planning and progress monitoring within the framework of the existing Trust curriculum model. The new post-holder will ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the department is consistently high and will contribute to the development of a culture of sharing good practice. Additionally, they will be responsible for the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in Geography.

The new post-holder will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with an ability to lead training in teaching and learning. They will be an experienced curriculum and assessment planner, will have experience of achieving outstanding student outcomes across a range of abilities and will be an excellent analyst of student performance data. They will be enthused by the prospect of leading and managing others to achieve common goals.

For more information about the schools please visit the Twyford Trust and Ada Lovelace websites. For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

The successful candidate will have:

• A good degree and QTS

• Proven record of outstanding results

• Outstanding skills as a classroom teacher and as a tutor

• An excellent record of developmental work in current role

• Some experience of managing or implementing pastoral systems and initiatives

• Some experience of managing others / managing change

• Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement

• Energy and enthusiasm

• A commitment to the ethos of the school

We offer:

• Exceptional professional development and career progression

• Positive working relationships at all levels

• A supportive Leadership Team

• Opportunity to gain experience within 4 different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description and Application Form.

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 27 January 2021

Interview date: TBC – week beginning 1 February 2021

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk  Please do not submit applications  by fax.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check The post-holder will also be expected to read and ad here to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.