• Application deadline

    30 April 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year)
Inner London Pay Scale MPS/UPS + TLR1a £8,291

Job summary

To Start September 2021
Inner London Pay Scale MPS/UPS + TLR1a £8,291
1-year Initial Contract (Maternity Cover September 2021-August 2022)
E1 0LB, Whitechapel, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

We seek to appoint, an outstanding Head of Geography who has a proven track record. You will need to be able to lead an already vibrant and successful Geography department and be a hardworking enthusiastic and ambitious teacher. Applications are considered from both exceptional existing or aspiring leaders in Humanities.

Geography is a popular subject at Bishop Challoner, attracting high numbers at GCSE and growing numbers at A Level. Working with a team of passionate and dedicated practitioners, you will join a highly successful department and contribute to its development by offering an innovative and thought-provoking curriculum and an engaging learning environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for exceptional teachers. You do not need to be a practising Catholic to apply.

We Offer:
-An established and comprehensive induction programme for NQTs and other new staff
-An established and comprehensive Early Careers Teacher programme (ECT) (years 2 – 4)
-A strong commitment to your professional development and career management - excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels
-A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
-A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
-A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff

We are looking for professionals with:
-The willingness to support our Catholic Ethos
-Experience of leadership in curriculum development in Geography
-A track record of successful student outcomes at KS3, KS4 and KS5
-The ability to lead and motivate staff
-Evidence of excellent classroom practice – good and outstanding practice only
-High expectations of student attainment and behaviour
-Good organisation and communication skills

If you have the passion and drive to contribute to the future development of Geography at Bishop Challoner, we look forward to hearing from you.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic
Education phase
School size
950 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Bishop Challoner Girls' School

As Britain’s first federated school, our campus embraces two schools, Boys’ and Girls’ with a co-ed Sixth Form. The school has 1280 students on roll, including 250 in the Sixth Form. We are a World Class School, hold Beacon School status and work in effective partnership with several organisations including City in Excellence in Teaching and East London Teaching School Alliance. With state of the art buildings and facilities and a team of innovative, experienced and dedicated professional staff, Bishop Challoner is an exciting and supportive environment in which to work and develop your career.

This is a school in an area of relatively high deprivation which transforms the life opportunities of children. If you came into teaching to transform lives, then this is an opportunity for you to do so.

School location

352 Commercial Road, London, E1 0LB

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