Head of Geography

Cardinal Heenan Catholic High SchoolLeeds

Head of Geography

Permanent post required for September 2021

Scale: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B allowance 

Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our high achieving school as Head of Geography.  If you have a natural passion and enthusiasm for geography, clear leadership attributes and a strong desire to help all students and staff reach their full potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Alongside a track record of excellent academic achievement in geography, the department provides a supportive learning environment committed to developing pupils’ aspiration in achieving their full academic and personal potential.  You will be joining a committed team of geography specialists that strives for creativity and commitment to strong teaching and learning of geography. 

The department ensures that the aims of the curriculum are embedded throughout the key stages so that students learn to love geography and gain an appreciation of the influence that this exciting subject has on our ever-changing world.  Geography is an incredibly popular subject in Key Stage 4 where our students thrive on the depth and breadth of their new learning opportunities

What makes us such a happy school is the way that we work together to maximise the opportunities for self-development for pupils and staff.  Our community is built around three fundamental principles: Be kind, Do your best, Follow the rules.  Our pupils are inspired by great teaching and support, encouraged to try and supported to the highest levels of educational achievement. 

We are eager to hear from you if you are: 

· Able to lead by example. 

· An excellent practitioner who believes that all pupils can achieve. 

· Able to excel in an environment where pupils genuinely enjoy school and have a love of learning. 

· Ambitious for yourself and our pupils, and able to thrive in our supportive, collaborative environment.

· Able to communicate effectively with staff and pupils.

In return for your hard work, we offer a rewarding and exciting environment where pupils are keen to learn. We welcome applications from experienced teachers with an aspiration to become head of geography as well as those currently fulfilling the role in another setting.

Further details and Catholic Education Service application forms are available from the school website (www.cardinalheenan.com).

Please note that covering letters are not required and will not be used as part of the shortlisting or selection process. There is a section of the application form where candidates may offer further information to support their application. This can take the form of a letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Closing date:  Wednesday 19 May 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, hence all appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


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