Head of Geography, Herne Bay, Kent

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Herne Bay High SchoolHerne Bay, Kent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2c (£6,513)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Role: Head of Geography 

Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR2c (£6,513) 

Start Date: 1st September 2018 

Closing date for application: Wednesday 21st March 2018  

Details about Herne Bay High School: 

Herne Bay High School is a hugely successful school that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in February 2018 Ofsted rated us good with aspects of outstanding.  Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place tremendous emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts and Sport as a cornerstone of a young person’s educational journey. 

Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated staff, who love working with young people and can add to our already excellent workforce. All staff joining HBHS will benefit from

• High quality personalised professional development 

• Fantastic career opportunities  

• Full programme of induction and support  

• Being part of a school that values it employees   

Details about the post  

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and passionate Head of Geography to join a forward-thinking and well-established team. This post has become vacant due to the promotion of the current post-holder to senior leadership. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning, the ability to challenge and excite students’ minds, and have highly effective communication and leadership skills. In 2017/18 Geography was one of best performing subjects at GCSE and the department has an admirable reputation for its consistent drive to raise attainment. The post requires strong leadership of the curriculum area with sustained focus on the highest standards of teaching, learning, assessment, and student progress across KS3-5. You should uphold commitment to innovative ideas, and an interest in developing fieldwork and opportunities to learn beyond the classroom is highly desirable.  

To apply, please submit a completed application form to Mrs K Eagle, k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org  

Please do not apply for this position unless you are as committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children as we are at Herne Bay High School.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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More about Herne Bay High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1227 361221
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