Subject Leader of Geography, Leeds

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Abbey Grange Church of England AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Butcher Hill, Leeds, |Executive Principal (secondaries) : Jon Norden 

Subject Leader – Geography

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b

Reference – AGA 45

Required for September 2019.

Abbey Grange is a thriving, highly successful and over-subscribed 11-18 Church of England convertor Academy which serves communities right across the city of Leeds. Our students come from all over the city to receive an education in which we all work together to challenge them academically, support them pastorally and help them develop socially and spiritually.  Abbey Grange is part of the Abbey Multi Academy Trust. 

Our goal is to become an outstanding Academy that delivers on our mission - In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower' and we are well on our way to achieving this. Ofsted graded us a 'good' school in February 2017 and we celebrated our GCSE results in 2018 with 79.3% of our students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths  

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, energetic and forward-thinking Subject Leader of Geography to lead our busy and vibrant department.  The successful applicant will have excellent subject knowledge, a track record of delivering excellent student achievement, the ability to teach inspirational lessons across the ability range and Key Stages from KS3 to KS5 consistent with this popular subject. As Subject Leader you will have the drive, skills and experience to develop the department to its full potential and be willing to contribute to the wider life of the Academy.  

As a Subject Leader we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Abbey Grange.

You will be:

• A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to teach all aspects of Geography at KS3/KS4 and KS5

• Able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential

• Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice 

We can offer:

• An Academy and Geography Department that will allow you to be inspirational, creative and play an active part on our journey to becoming ‘outstanding’

• Tailored CPD with a commitment to support your career ambitions

• A Department which welcomes new ideas  with energy and enthusiasm 

This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Academy and to play a part in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust.   If you are looking to join an Academy with happy positive and polite students and staff, then we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Miss Fuller on 0113 2757877.

To apply please download recruitment pack and email completed application form to 

Miss Fuller – Payroll & HR Assistant – 

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 29 April with interviews scheduled for Friday 3 May

Please note – Application deadline date of Monday 29 April and interview day  of Friday 3 May is due to schools closing for different holiday weeks in April for the Easter Break

Abbey Grange C of E Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Executive Principal: Mr Jon Norden

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More about Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Butcher Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5EA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 113 275 7877
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