Head of Geography, Lindfield, Haywards Heath

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Great Walstead SchoolLindfield, Haywards Heath

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Geography with the ability to teach another subject 

Great Walstead is a thriving Prep School with a particularly friendly and supportive staff, parent and pupil community. We are looking for a well-qualified, committed and energetic individual to lead this excellent department and drive forward innovative and dynamic practice within the department. 

The successful candidate will have a proven record of excellence in the classroom and the ability to model good practice and lead the teaching of Geography at all levels throughout the School. Not only will they manage the operational aspects of the department they will also inspire staff and pupils through their passionate approach towards teaching and learning  

The successful candidate will: 

  • be able to teach up to Common Entrance and Scholarship level; 
  • take a lead role, developing and leading an exciting Geography curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment; 
  • possess a clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Geography at all key stages; 
  • be a Form Tutor; 
  • have exceptional subject knowledge

GWS has an extensive programme of extra–curricular activities and a willingness to contribute to this aspect of school would be essential. 

Accommodation may be available.

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website: www.greatwalstead.co.uk/staff-vacancies

Closing date for applications is noon, 23rd January 2018 

Interviews will be held on Friday 2nd February 2018  

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL 

Telephone: 01444 483528 


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service Registered Charity No 307002

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More about Great Walstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 483528
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