Subject Specialist Leader (Geography), East of England

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Inspiration TrustEast of England

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: £52,414 - £57,934 (L12-16)
Contract term: Permanent

Subject Specialist Leader (Geography)

Salary: £52,414 - £57,934 (L12-16)

Permanent, full time 

Starting January 2020

Based in Norwich, with regular work across Norfolk and north Suffolk 

Are you passionate about geography teaching and geography education? Are you committed to improving the life chances of young people? Are you a real curriculum thinker?

We are seeking an expert subject specialist leader for geography to work as part of our central education team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-performing geography teacher and leader, with a proven track record in achieving exceptional outcomes, to have a significant impact across several schools. 

Inspiration Trust is at an exciting point in its development. Twice ranked the country's top comprehensive secondary schools group, we have invested significantly in our long-term curriculum development to transform outcomes in our schools. We are also proud to be forerunners in developing a knowledge-rich approach to curriculum You will play a significant role in our mission to dramatically improve life chances for disadvantaged young people in Norfolk and north Suffolk. 

Our central team subject specialists are senior, highly visible within the MAT, and play a key role in working with principals and senior leadership teams to support and to help improve departments within our schools and develop our subject communities. As a specialist lead you will have an extremely varied role involving engaging with research, coaching and mentoring, leading CPD, developing robust improvement strategies and helping to establish new departments or lead rapid recovery where required. This is an exciting post providing enormous scope for a talented and passionate practitioner to work alongside a team of highly experienced and committed geography practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

The successful candidate will understand that high-impact teaching is informed by effective subject specific curriculum design and a knowledge-thorough pedagogy. The role will involve some teaching, so that there is the opportunity to develop our curriculum alongside geography specialists in our schools. Our subject specialists work across all phases; however experience of secondary teaching is essential. 

There will be opportunities to play a part in our school-based Initial Teacher Training programme, training the classroom leaders of the future. For the right candidate, with the relevant expertise, there would also be the opportunity to take on a leadership role within our ITT leadership team.

The Trust has a strong programme of induction and professional development for its staff, with regular courses run by some of the best-known names in education. The Trust may offer support with relocation costs for candidates moving from outside the area. 

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form. 

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 7th October 2019 

Interview date: Thursday 17th October 2019

inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer

More about Inspiration Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Weights and Measures Building, 28 Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1603 280923
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