Subject Leader Geography, Huddersfield

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Moor End AcademyHuddersfield

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2 £4642
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Looking for a position in a school that is as committed to the continued development and support of its teaching staff as it is to its pupils?

Here at Moor End Academy we are committed to developing all staff within their roles and creating opportunities for further career progression. Every employee of Moor End Academy has access to the Teachers Pension Scheme or West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

The Academy uses Schools Advisory Service as our cover insurer and included in this is a number of wellbeing benefits for all members of staff. These benefits include a stress counselling service, physiotherapy service, cancer support service and a 24 hour GP Helpline. Wellbeing Benefits including annual flu vaccinations, fresh fruit for staff, staff exercise classes and much more!

This is a great opportunity to lead the Geography Department in a highly successful academy. Geography is a very popular subject at GCSE and the Geography department is a well-resourced department comprising a dedicated team of colleagues of various levels of experience and backgrounds, committed to ensuring the highest possible learning experience to the students at Moor End Academy.

The Geography department currently consists of three teachers. The Geography department is supported by an administrative assistant and all rooms have their own interactive whiteboards. Geography is part of the core curriculum in years 7 – 9 and is taught as a discrete subject. In years 10 and 11 students follow the AQA syllabus Geography course. The department is committed to teaching geographical concepts and issues through high quality and exciting teaching and learning strategies. As part of the eBacc, all students study GCSE Geography or GCSE History (half each) in Years 9, 10 and 11.

As subject leader for Geography in an outstanding academy, a wealth of opportunities for personal and professional development will be open to you. Moor End Academy is a fantastic place to work and Geography plays an important part of this; we never stand still, constantly looking at ways to improve and offer our students the best learning experience we can.

If you want to be part of this journey to outstanding and you feel that you would like to be a part of our team, then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 15th March 2019

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check via the DBS. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Moor End Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dryclough Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 5JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 222230
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Moor End is a converter Academy that opened on 17th August 2011. We converted as an outstanding school. Prior to this we were a community school. Moor End is a National Support school. Our CEO, Jane Acklam, OBE is a National Leader of Education. We p...