Head of Geography

Great Walstead SchoolWest Sussex

With the ability to teach another subject and/or games to start September 2021.

Great Walstead is a thriving Prep School with a particularly friendly and supportive staff, parent and pupil community.

We are looking for a well-qualified, committed and energetic individual to lead this excellent department and drive forward innovative and dynamic practice within the department. The successful candidate will have a proven record of excellence in the classroom and the ability to model good practice and lead the teaching of Geography at all levels throughout the School. Not only will they manage the operational aspects of the department they will also inspire staff and pupils through their passionate approach towards teaching and learning

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to teach up to Common Entrance and Scholarship level;
  • take a lead role, developing and leading an exciting Geography curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment;
  • possess a clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Geography at all key stages;
  • be a Form Tutor;
  • have exceptional subject knowledge.

GWS has an extensive programme of extra – curricular activities and a willingness to contribute to this aspect of school would be essential.

Accommodation may be available.

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website: www.greatwalstead.co.uk/staff-vacancies 

Closing date for applications is 9am,  9 February 2021

Interviews:  TBA

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL Telephone 01444 483528 vacancies@greatwalstead.co.uk 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partner status or pregnancy and maternity. We therefore positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible job applicants.

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