Job details

Job details
Employer Marlborough College
Location Marlborough
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date
Job starts September 2018

Head of Geography

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious and well-qualified graduate to the post of Head of Geography at the College.

You will lead a successful department of seven full-time teachers, currently offering AQA GCSE and A Level Geography. Your academic credentials will be strong, and you will be capable of teaching Geography at all levels in the College, through to preparation for elite universities. An outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to inspire pupils and staff, you will be driven to ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the Department is of the highest calibre, and you will, in collaboration with the Department, create and implement effective strategies to achieve your ambitious aims. A strong leader and a visible presence, you will also be fully conversant with the effective use of ICT to improve learning, planning and administration. You will work closely with, and be responsible for the work of, the Geography Department technician.

Marlborough College is renowned for the breadth and quality of opportunity afforded to our pupils. You will, therefore, need to demonstrate the intellectual rigour, emotional resilience and energy required to balance teaching commitments with an enthusiastic involvement across the pastoral and co-curricular life of the College community. 

If your application is successful, benefits include a generous remuneration package, accommodation, support for continuing development, and membership of a vibrant Common Room. You will also enjoy living and working in this area of stunning natural beauty and historical significance.

To discover more about Marlborough College, please visit our website at www.marlboroughcollege.org For an informal discussion about the role of Head of Geography, please contact Mr Jaideep Barot, Deputy Head (Academic), at jmb@marlboroughcollege.org 

Completed application form, CV and covering letter should be emailed to recruitment@marlboroughcollege.org

Closing date: Noon, Monday 30 October 2017.

A selection day is scheduled for: Thursday 9 November 2017. 

Please note that the College is on half-term break from Friday 13 October to Sunday 29 October, therefore, any applications received during this time may not be acknowledged. 

Marlborough College aims to be an equal opportunities employer and follows recommended safe recruitment guidelines including enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks.

About the employer

Information about Marlborough College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 13 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Bath Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN8 1PA
United Kingdom
+44 1672892207