This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Head of Department : Geography
TLR 2b Currently £4,943 per annum
Permanent Full Time
Required from January 2022

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated Head of Geography to work in our successful Humanities department. This is an exciting opportunity that would suit a Geography teacher looking for additional responsibility in a first leadership role.
The successful applicant will be a confident, outstanding practitioner who is passionate about the subject, able to teach across the key stages and contribute to the department. You will have a genuine belief in young people and their ability to succeed and work to achieve our shared school vision of excellence, aspiration and opportunity for all our young people.
The Highfield School is an oversubscribed ‘good’ school with ‘outstanding’ leadership and management. You will be joining a professional, supportive team that is committed to our Cooperative Values and the wellbeing and CPD of staff. Our students are at the heart of everything we do and we encourage each of them to aim to achieve their full potential.
If you believe you can make a difference through high quality teaching and learning then we would like to hear from you. We welcome applications from UPS/MPS
For further details please contact
Lisa Dear, Assistant to the School Business Manager via e-mail:
or visit our website
Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021 – 12 noon
Interview dates to be confirmed shortly therafter
The Highfield School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Additional allowances

TLR 2b £4,943

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
963 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01462 620500

About The Highfield School

We are proud of our record in developing the best talents of all our students and in preparing them to take their place in our community as life long learners and good citizens.

A positive atmosphere prevails at The Highfield School. Students and staff enjoy working and learning together within the school and are happy to be here.

We are also proud of the excellent relationship between staff and students that help to provide a secure learning environment. These relationships are based upon courtesy, consideration and respect. Staff have a real interest in caring for and challenging students, monitoring their progress and helping them to take responsibility for their own learning and personal goals.

We have an excellent team who are totally committed to creating a first class opportunity for young people in our community.

School location

Highfield, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 3QA

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