Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2023 or sooner

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time, permanent. Hours of work are as detailed in the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document

Contract type


Pay scale

M2 - U3 depending on experience

Additional allowances

TLR 2:2 (£5072 pa)

What skills and experience we're looking for

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)

What the school offers its staff

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Parklands High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1098 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Parklands High School is a high-achieving 11 - 16 mixed comprehensive standalone academy.

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