Head of Geography, Rainham, Kent

Closing date:

Rainham School for GirlsRainham, Kent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS dependent on scale/experience + competitive Teaching and Learning Responsibility
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Rainham School for Girls

Derwent Way

Rainham

Gillingham

Kent

ME8 0BX

(NOR 1600)

Executive Headteacher: Dr K Roberts

Head of Geography-  September start

Rainham School for Girls are looking to appoint an inspirational, highly skilled Head of Geography to lead an enthusiastic, dedicated department with provision to KS5. The post would suit an experienced teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standards and raising the aspirations and achievements of our young people. This would be an ideal position for a teacher who is looking to take their first steps into leadership. 

This is an opportunity for an inspirational, dynamic and innovative teacher of Geography, who is committed to achieving high standards. They will be part of a highly effective and successful leadership team within the Humanities faculty, with the particular responsibility for leading Geography. The successful candidate will teach students across the age and ability range and should have a record of outstanding teaching and learning within lessons.  A strong vision and an exciting and creative approach to leading this dedicated and successful team, is essential. 

Career progression is fully encouraged by the school which is supported through our outstanding CPD programme. We are part of one of the biggest Multi-Academy chains in the South East of England – The Kemnal Academies Trust so progression can also be Trust wide. We passionately believe in the power of collaborative working and actively promote school to school support. This includes accessing support from our strong Teaching School Alliance who offer a range of high quality professional development opportunities for staff at all levels.

Rainham School for Girls represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectation and success. Our aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment. 

TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure and full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. 

Please see attached Resourcing/Additional Information for more information on our organisation.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Please apply via CVMinder on our website: http://www.rainhamgirls-tkat.org/178/vacancies



More about Rainham School for Girls
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 362 746
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