Head of Geography

Hatch End High School, Harrow


Job details

Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £28,355 to £40,034

Job summary

MPS/UPS (Outer London)
TLR 2C (£6,828) (dependent on experience)

Hatch End High School is a high performing, innovative Academy in Harrow with Arts College status and a large and highly successful Sixth Form. We are extremely proud of our diverse and multi-ethnic cohort and outstanding reputation for Inclusion. Standards and progress are high but we are never complacent. Our school ethos, WE CARE: Co-operation, Ambition, Respect, Excellence, underpins everything we do.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational practitioner to lead our Geography Department from September 2020. Geography is a hugely successful and popular subject at Hatch End High School with consistently strong results at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

The successful candidate will have the ability to embrace the inclusive culture and ethos of the school. A strong commitment to raising achievement and standards is required along with an informed and creative approach to curriculum delivery.

Application forms are available on our website www.hatchend.harrow.sch.uk together with the job description, person specification and more information on your career at Hatch End High School; or email hr@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk for an application pack.

Closing Date: Noon, Tuesday 28 January 2020

Hatch End High School is an equal opportunities employer. This school is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working in schools are subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure and two written references.

Essential educational requirements

University Graduate

Essential qualifications

Postgraduate teaching qualification/QTS
Evidence of further professional development

Essential skills and experience

At least 1 years successful teaching experience, in an urban or challenging comprehensive environment.
Experience or confidence in mentoring/supporting trainee teachers.
Teaching experience in at least two Key Stages and definitely Key Stage 5.
Evidence of consistently good and outstanding teaching and learning.
Evidence of excellent classroom management skills.
Outstanding knowledge of Assessment Practice in the context of the National Agenda and where appropriate best worldwide practice.
Excellent subject knowledge.
Excellent knowledge of current curriculum development in your subject area.
An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning.
A good understanding of the principles of Assessment for Learning.
The ability to differentiate to provide appropriate challenges for all learners.
Evidence of pastoral experience, including taking responsibility for a form group.

Employee benefits

We offer a highly supportive environment and a comprehensive CPD programme with superb promotion prospects and career development. We believe the professional development of Middle Leaders is critical for the school’s success.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1196 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hatch End High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk

About Hatch End High School

School location

Headstone Lane, Harrow, HA3 6NR