Leader of Geography, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Closing date:

The John of Gaunt SchoolTrowbridge, Wiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1/9/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The John of Gaunt School 

- A Community Academy –  

Headteacher: Mike Gunston  

‘A Good School’  

‘a positive ethos permeates throughout the school’ Ofsted March 2014  




Starting 1st September 2018, we are looking to appoint a highly committed and inspirational teacher to lead geography within the Humanities Faculty.  The post will suit an outstanding practitioner looking for leadership opportunities and challenges.

The successful applicant will be: 

• an experienced and innovative classroom teacher of geography to A level standard 

• an individual equipped to inspire and motivate both students and staff to achieve to their potential 

• a flexible leader who is committed to cross curricular activity and extra-curricular learning opportunities 

• a colleague committed to making geography one of the outstanding subject areas in the school.

The John of Gaunt School is a fully comprehensive Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18 years with approximately 1070 students on roll.  We are currently a single Academy and actively promote collaboration with our feeder primary schools through Collaborative Schools Ltd and the West Wiltshire Alliance.

Visits to the school are encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Thursday 25th January 2018 Interviews will be held week beginning 29th January 2018

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website, http://johnofgauntschool.org/staff/current-vacancies/ or contact Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 or via e-mail, vacancies@jogschool.org  CVs will not be considered.

The ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English is essential.

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed.  References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9EH

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More about The John of Gaunt School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 762637
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