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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    3 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale

Inner London Pay Scale, MPS/UPS + TLR 1A = £8,706

Additional allowances

Inner London Pay Scale, MPS/UPS + TLR 1A = £8,706

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a motivated and inspirational Head of Department in Geography to lead our team of outstanding staff in this popular and highly successful curriculum area which is delivered at all key stages. Applications are considered from experienced and aspiring leaders.

In Geography, we teach AQA at A Level and GCSE. The structure of the department is one Head of Department, which we are advertising for, one Second in Charge, and three teachers of Geography.

In 2023, the outcomes for Geography were:

-GCSE: 9-7: 60%, 9-5: 88% (68 entries)

-A Level: ALPS 2, 3 x A, 4 x B, 1 x C (8 entries)

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Thomas the Apostle:

  • New modern, light and airy building
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Excellent student behaviour freeing up teachers to teach for the duration of each lesson
  • Support for training and development
  • Commitment to staff wellbeing including annual staff wellbeing day
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Free onsite parking
  • Safe and secure cycle storage
  • Free use of the school gym
  • Free use of the school swimming pool
  • Free lunches for staff
  • Pastries on a Friday morning
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular staff social events

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. DBS check required.

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About The St Thomas the Apostle College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1083 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

St Thomas the Apostle school is a 11-18 Catholic boys’ school with a co-educational Sixth Form in South London. We are an outstanding school and 2017 TES Secondary School of the Year winners. We pride ourselves on our high expectations of all learners. This creates a calm learning environment where teachers can teach and students can learn.

Arranging a visit to The St Thomas the Apostle College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email stac@hays.com.

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