Assistant Subject Leader for Geography Weald School, The, Billingshurst, West Sussex

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an experienced well-qualified, talented and committed teacher of geography to join the department from September 2020 on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will also assist the Subject Leader with the leadership of the department. This is likely to be leading Travel and Tourism at KS5 or a Key Stage of geography. We are open to a degree of negotiation at interview.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

● A well-qualified (with Qualified Teacher Status) and enthusiastic teacher of geography who can inspire and engage young people
● The leadership and management skills to lead a significant area of the curriculum
● Excellent classroom practitioner with a proven track record of good results
● The ability to teach geography at KS3, KS4 and KS5
● The ability to teach Travel and Tourism at KS5
● A passion for excellence, high standards and the subject
● Excellent organisational skills
● A creative and innovative approach to classroom practice
● A collaborative approach to teamwork, including willingness to contribute to departmental schemes of work and the sharing of good practice
● Excellent organisational and IT skills
● Excellent interpersonal skills
● Willingness to be a form tutor including the delivery of PSHE

Employee benefits

Teachers’ Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range plus TLR 2a (£2,796 pa)

About Weald School, The

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 we 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. Our three year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY
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