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  • Start date details

    April or September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

United Learning Pay Scale (Above MPS/UPS)

Additional allowances

TLR2

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a talented individual who wants to be a part of transforming education and helping create an exceptional environment for learning. We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant degree
  • A passion for education and making a difference
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A track record of success in teaching and learning of Geography
  • Evidence of producing schemes of Work/Lesson Plan development
  • Some experience of budget control and resource management
  • The ability to motivate others to high expectations of themselves and students

What the school offers its staff

We greatly value our staff and want them to know it! Starting with financial rewards and solid career progression, we believe in leading the industry with better remuneration packages. As such, you can expect to earn more than if you took a role in the maintained sector, with up to 5% better pay for new teachers. In addition, we have teamed up with benefits provider Perkbox so that we can offer you more savings than ever before.

Core benefits

Every employee in United Learning will receive:

  • An exceptional salary, above the maintained sector - up to 5% for NQTs.
  • At least 8 INSET days per year in all our academies, with 3 dedicated to planning.
  • Continuing Professional Development options - Tailored to your needs.
  • The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers.
  • Competitive maternity, Paternity and Adoption benefits.

Further details about the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, enthusiastic Head of Geography to lead and develop the geography department from April or September 2024.

This opportunity would suit an ambitious, highly motivated teacher who aspires to leadership and who wishes to progress their career within a supportive environment. It is essential that the successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner with a record of high achievement in the classroom.

As the Head of Geography, you will be responsible for the quality of provision in the faculty area, leading the subject team effectively and delegating appropriately to all members of the team. As a member of the middle management team, you will contribute to the strategic direction of the academy.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Oxfordshire Academy ensures a whole school approach to safeguarding. This means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpins all relevant aspects of process and policy development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01295 224300

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Alison Merrills, Principal

Arranging a visit to North Oxfordshire Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.hunt@northoxfordshire-academy.org.

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