Head of Geography
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Job start date
1 September 2023
30 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)
16 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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- View all Full timejobs - 32.5 hours per week
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What skills and experience we're looking for
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who will actively and positively promote Geography within the academy and develop appropriate syllabuses, materials, schemes of work and homework to provide an up-to-date engaging curriculum that gives pupils the best chance of success.
The role is suitable both for existing Heads of Department/Lead Teachers of Geography or for colleagues looking for their first step into leadership. .
You will ensure the development of teaching practices of others within the department/subject area. As well as take accountability for leading, managing and developing the curriculum and standards within the department.
Applicants will possess a Teaching qualification and will be a highly competent classroom practitioner.
The successful candidate will possess clear communication skills.
The successful candidate will:
Strategically lead the curriculum development and teaching of Geography
Collaborate with the Humanities department to quality assure teaching and learning in the department.
Facilitate and lead learning experiences outside of the classroom.
Have high expectations of self, pupils and academy for standards of teaching and learning
Have a passion for teaching and learning, celebrating success and encouraging all to aspire, achieve and excel.
Inspire pupils and staff through a passionate commitment to the subject.
Strong organisational, personal time management and planning skills
Have the knowledge and experience of /willingness to learn about effective leadership and management of people/management of change in an educational setting.
Have the ability to use all Microsoft Office packages to a proficient standard
Have the ability to work well in a team and independently
to promote the building and sharing of good practice and successful innovation across your team
Have experience in monitoring and evaluating standards of teaching and learning through observation, sampling pupil’s work and pupil feedback
Have experience in overseeing effective assessment, recording and reporting of pupil progress
What the school offers its staff
Supportive working environment where all staff are valued
An academy that is fully dedicated to developing every pupil to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability or starting point
Collaborative working within our shared family of schools
Excellent CPD opportunities
Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Brownhills Ormiston Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 699 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
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- Email address
- Phone number
- 01543 452 886
Brownhills School is a small, traditional school with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Our last Ofsted in 2017 graded the school good with a range of Outstanding features. We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) which is one of the largest non-for-profit multi academy trusts in England. Our aim is to provide local children with a great education. We are an academy chain who believes passionately that every child should be given a chance to thrive. Brownhills OA is determined that every pupil that it serves will be given the opportunity to realise their dreams and aspirations regardless of their background.
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