Head of Geography, Stafford

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Cardinal Griffin Catholic High SchoolStafford

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS, plus a TLR of at least £4,397 is available, with potential to progress on the basis of success at boosting student numbers at KS4 and KS5.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Geography required for January 2018 (although either an earlier or later state date may be available by negotiation for the right candidate.

Are you an good Geography practitioner looking for the next step in your career?  Or possibly an existing Head of Department looking for your next challenge?  If so, then Cardinal Griffin Catholic College might be the place to make your mark as Head of Geography.  

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop the department from Key Stage three, through to Key Stage five, with an aim to increase the number of pupils opting for both GCSE and A-Level Geography.  We are therefore looking for a driven and ambitious candidate with passion for the subject and who is a strong classroom practitioner - ideally with experience of Key Stages three to five.    

A TLR of at least £4,397 is available, with potential to progress on the basis of success at boosting student numbers at KS4 and KS5.

Situated only a few miles away from Cannock Chase, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and will good road links to the West Midlands and beyond, Cannock offers surprisingly affordable housing.  The nature of the pupils in the College itself means that it is a very pleasant environment in which to teach with low levels of poor behavior and a positive and supportive staff team.  

Candidates wishing to apply should do so using the attached application form.  Our preference is to receive applications by email.  These should be sent to d.carne@cardinalgriffin.staffs.sch.uk by 12 noon on Wednesday 27 September 2017.  Interviews are planned for the week of 2 October 2017.  

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

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders Act (1974).  Therefore this position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures, including criminal records checks from the Disclosure and Barring service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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More about Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Stafford Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 4AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543 502215
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