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Head of Geography (Maternity Cover)

Ivybridge Community CollegeDevon

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly created Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 1500 staff and growing.  We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart.  Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall.  We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a flourishing Department, which has recently been recognised by Ofsted as being an area of excellence within the College.

The successful candidate will have the have the opportunity to lead a successful Department at a time of continuing curriculum and educational change.  It offers the successful candidate the chance to have a positive input into these developments and the range of experiences available in the Department provides an excellent framework within which to further develop their teaching skills.

The Department has a team of dedicated and enthusiastic specialist Geographers who work closely together in all aspects of their work.  A person with energy, enthusiasm, flexibility and a keen commitment to the subject is sought.  

Ivybridge Community College is a warm, friendly College, whilst delivering an excellent comprehensive education through a culture of high expectation and aspirations.  Students are encouraged to develop a love of learning, to think for themselves and to maximise their full potential.

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Millie Harris, Head of Geography on 01752 691000.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application.  

The application form and full job description is available below. Completed applications can be submitted by email to: HR@ivybridge.devon.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday, 11 December 2020.

Interviews will provisionally take place on 16 or 17 December 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.


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