Subject Leader of Geography, Leeds

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Cockburn SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS with TLR 2B £4,529.00 (negotiable for an outstanding candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Post: Subject Leader of Geography 

Required for: September 2019 

Pay scale and salary:   MPS/UPS with TLR 2B £4,529.00 (negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

Cockburn School is part of the Cockburn Multi-academy Trust which is a values driven, rapidly growing Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student regardless of background.  With a reputation for highly successful school improvement, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students. 

At this exciting time for Cockburn School, we are looking to appoint someone who has the right personal skills, energy, enthusiasm and ambition to work in the geography department. The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record student achievement and be passionate about building an excellent geography department.  

We are committed to delivering the best possible geography curriculum and the Subject Leader of Geography will be working strategically with the Director of Humanities.

We are a school that believes in unlocking potential in both students and staff and as a result offer leadership development opportunities and training for colleagues within and beyond the MAT.

We invite applications from innovative, resilient, creative and motivated professionals who can play a key role in our geography department and are seeking to work in a forward thinking school with the prospect of developing further through an excellent programme of CPD with access and support to middle leadership programmes such as NPQML, NPQSL or Teaching Leaders.

Do you have the following qualities?

• Are you committed to working with staff and students to help them achieve their potential?

• Are you passionate about building an excellent geography department?

• Have you an uncompromising belief that all children deserve an outstanding education?

• Could you make a significant impact in raising attainment through highly effective teaching?

• Have you experience of teaching Key Stage 3 & 4 geography to all abilities?

If so, we are recruiting to the above position starting in September 2019 as we build on our journey of ‘Transformation to Excellence’. This post is suitable for someone looking for their first middle leadership position or a more experienced leader seeking a new challenge.

If you think you have the passion, energy and drive to help us to move to the next stage in our development, we look forward to hearing from you.

Application packs can be downloaded from: the closing date for this post is noon on Tuesday 21st May.  Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May 2019.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Cockburn School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Parkside, Gipsy Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5TT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 113 2719962
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