Head of Geography, Stockport

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Werneth SchoolStockport

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Start date: Start date September 2018 ( or 1st July 2018 if possible ).
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Head of Geography

Permanent position. TLR2B. 

Start date September 2018 ( or 1st July 2018 if possible ).


Werneth School seeks a Head of Geography to lead the department forward into the next stage of its development. Werneth School is a vibrant and popular school in Stockport. The school serves a diverse community and is entering an exciting phase of its development. The school entered a brand new school premises on 2nd November 2016. The school has embarked on a number of significant developments over the last 2 years, with the appointment of a new headteacher in September 2015. Our new Head of Geography will play a significant role in improving standards by means of the monitoring and improvement of standards of teaching within this important area. Geography is a subject that requires an energetic leader to revitalise the subject and improve results. The department is housed in the centre of the school and each classroom has an interactive touchscreen and teaching wall.

The successful candidate will:

Be a charismatic leader with the ability to enthuse and develop the department. Be passionate and knowledgeable about Geography, and how to create and maintain a good quality Geography curriculum. Have the ability and courage to drive improvements within the Geography department Have excellent organisational, management, ICT and interpersonal skills 

Visits to the school are encouraged, and can be arranged by emailing the headteacher’s PA catherine.humphreys@wernethschool.com. 

Applicants should complete a letter of application of no longer than 2 sides of A4 paper, in which you detail your experiences to date and how these would prepare you for this position. You should also complete the application form and return to the headteacher’s PA catherine.humphreys@wernethschool.com by Friday 16th March 12pm. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 21st March 2018.

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More about Werneth School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Harrytown, Romiley, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 3BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 494 1222
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