Head of Geography, Guildford, Surrey

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George Abbot SchoolGuildford, Surrey

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An innovative, talented and forward-thinking Head of Geography is required from September 2018, for a permanent position. 

Our popular Geography Department is made up of six members of staff and runs very successful examination courses in GCSE and A Level, alongside an exciting enrichment programme. Geography is a well-resourced department; students have lively debates, engaging opportunities and active teaching and learning in lessons. 

The successful candidate will be someone who can teach across the full age and ability range and be prepared to take part and lead educational trips. All applicants must have a track record of excellent Geography delivery and demonstrate a passion for the subject with the ability to inspire a love of learning. The ability to offer a second subject would be highly desirable.

George Abbot School is a large 11-18 mixed comprehensive, situated in the northern side of Guildford, within easy reach of the town, the A3 and London Road railway station. It is a forward-looking and dynamic school which has a reputation for excellence in every area. George Abbot became an Academy on 1 July 2011 and went on to be a founding member of the GEP multi academy trust. We also have Teaching School status where many opportunities are available for personal development. 

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the website: www.georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk – please click Recruitment. 

Closing date: 9am on Friday 18 May

Interviews: Tuesday 22 May

George Abbot School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful applicant will be subjected to an enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about George Abbot School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodruff Avenue, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1XX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 888000
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