We are seeking a Curriculum Leader of Geography with excellent qualifications, who isenthusiastic and dynamic with a strong ambition to improve our provision. We are looking for a colleague who will work collaboratively with the team, is receptive to innovative practices, and is an inspirational and motivational practitioner. You will also be expected to take an active role in all aspects of the work of the Geography department and the school, which is at an exciting stage in its improvement journey.
The ethos of the department is one of engagement, enjoyment, excellent teacher/studentrelationships and expectations of high standards for all students. We are seeking someone who will impart a love of Geography to students of all abilities and backgrounds. New ideas and initiatives are warmly welcomed. A sense of humour and the ability to be a team player are vital.
The successful candidate will:
● be an excellent teacher
● be a strategic and innovative thinker
● be committed to raising achievement and levels of progress for all learners
● be focused on improving teaching and learning
● be able to inspire and motivate students and colleagues
● be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
● have excellent subject knowledge
● have experience of quality assurance processes (desirable but not essential)
The Geography department is forward-thinking, creative, innovative and supportive of change andnew approaches. However, over recent years student progress has been below our expectations.
We had a change in leadership earlier in the year, but our current Curriculum Leader is leaving dueto promotion elsewhere. We are therefore seeking a new Curriculum Leader who will embrace the challenge of further developing the curriculum, assessment, and advancing teaching and learning in order to bring about sustained improvement. You will be well supported by an experienced and highly successful Curriculum Leader of another humanities subject in order to ensure consistencyand challenge.
Parklands High School is a popular, over-subscribed and high-achieving school. This is an opportunity to work in a friendly, supportive,well-resourced and forward-looking environment.
Parklands High School is committed to safeguarding and the process of safer recruitment. As aresult, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, and all shortlistedcandidates will be subject to online history checks and be expected to prove their identity at interview. The successful candidate will beexpected to show original copies of qualifications and further proof of their identity as well as undergo DBS checks.
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