Subject Leader for Geography, West Sussex

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The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range + TLR2C (£6,515)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, talented and committed teacher of geography to lead the department from September on a full time permanent basis. 

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be “Outstanding in all areas” by Ofsted. Progress 8 results place us in the top 5% of schools nationally.

You will have:

  • A well-qualified (with Qualified Teacher Status), and enthusiastic teacher of geography who can inspire and engage young people
  • The ability to teach geography at KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • The ability to motivate staff and students, with a proven track record of excellent results and impact within their current department
  • The ability to give clear direction to the leadership and teaching of geography.
  • Excellent organisational and ICT skills
  • The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A passion for excellence and for the subject
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be a form tutor

We will offer you:

  • A positive and innovative learning culture supported by staff, parents and governors
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and behave well in lessons and around the school
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the commitment to raising student achievement even further

If you relish the opportunity of working with highly motivated students in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, The Weald School would welcome your application, we also welcome visits to the school from interested candidates. 

The closing date for applications is 10am, Tuesday 12 December 2017. 

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received by the school and you are therefore advised to submit your application as early as possible. 

An application form and further details may be downloaded from the “Work at The Weald” page (Teaching Vacancies) on our website www.theweald.org.uk or requested by email from jobs@theweald.org.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1403 787200
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“This is an outstanding school” (Ofsted 2013)

The Weald School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with around 1,700 students. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of about 320 students. Our students are at the heart of all that we do. The Weald is a warm...