An exciting opportunity has arisen to
appoint a dynamic and inspirational practitioner to lead our Geography Department. Geography is a hugely successful and popular
subject at Hatch End High School at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.
successful applicant will:
an excellent and ambitious classroom teacher;
a proven and demonstrable track record of success at GCSE and A Level;
at least two years successful GCSE and/ or A Level teaching;
a good understanding of the current educational developments, especially those
relating to classroom based practice;
the highest expectations of students;
an enthusiastic and positive approach within and beyond the classroom;
- have energy,
stamina and a sense of humour.
professional development for our Middle Leaders is at the core of everything we
do, and you would be joining an organisation which would offer
numerous career developments to Senior Leadership and beyond.
- be ambitious
and always expect the highest standards from students and staff;
- provide a
creative and stimulating teaching and learning environment in which each and every
student feels safe and secure to express themselves and fulfill their optimum
- deliver a
broad and exciting curriculum which stretches all our students and enables them
to achieve, develop and extend their life skills;
- create a calm
and disciplined environment in which positive relationships flourish;
- work in
co-operation and partnership with our families and wider community in a common
endeavour to deliver excellence;
- develop out
students’ appreciation and respect for others as well as for themselves;
regularly on our school’s strengths and areas for development in order to
continue to thrive.
Why work at Hatch End High School?
- In joining
Hatch End High School you can expect to work in an environment where teaching
and learning is at the heart of everything we do; and where all staff work as a
community to support our students to fulfill their potential.
- The school has a comprehensive professional
development programme tailored to individual needs, from ECT to middle and
senior leadership; new staff are supported and guided by highly skilled and
experienced colleagues, and by partners in external organisations.
- Staff have a wide range of opportunities to
collaborate and develop their career within the Harrow Collegiate Alliance.
- Staff are afforded many benefits and
rewards such as a staff wellbeing programme including free Pilates classes, eye
tests and the Cycle to Work Scheme.
- We have excellent transport
links with central London, Hertfordshire, Brent and Barnet.
End High School has a successful and experienced Geography department and has always
been a popular option choice at both GCSE and A Level. We are looking to
appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Geography with the drive and
determination to really build on our current successes and continue to ensure
the best possible outcomes for our young people. This is a key appointment and
represents an excellent opportunity for a strong practitioner looking for
progression and curriculum leader responsibility.
As the world becomes
increasingly globalised, few subjects can claim to be more relevant or
applicable to twenty-first century citizens of the planet than Geography. Our
aim at Hatch End High School is to stimulate wonder for and appreciation of the
world we live in. Students are given the opportunity to analyse the complex interactions
between places and people, engage critically with real world issues, and apply
their own geographical knowledge and understanding to make sense of the world
are using evidence informed practice to support our pupils to “know more and
remember more” and reflect on our curriculum offer regularly to ensure we are
developing our students’ sense of place and enabling them to draw on their own personal
geographies. In addition to the
development of the curriculum, the department prides itself on the
extra-curricular activities and fieldwork opportunities offered to our
This school is committed to 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 DBS clearance and two written references.
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