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  • Start date details

    September 2024/ January 2025

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus TLR2 and additional £1000 per annum

Head of Geography job summary

Based at Eden Park High School

Education for the 21st Century is a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds. We are committed to improving outcomes and transforming lives, realising social mobility, and the transformative power of education. We value the difference in all of our schools while seeking to bring them together around a framework that delivers an enriching experience and a great education for the young people within our care. 

We want the very best for all of our young people. Our plan to ensure that we deliver great schools is underpinned by our shared values of trust, kindness, and endeavour. Our schools and our staff are collaborative and we seek to create consistency and quality throughout.  

Our leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. We are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing our staff, as we are about developing our young people. Our professional development programs and our approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for our staff. 

Strategic direction and development of the subject

  • Within the context of the school’s aims and objectives, develop and implement subject policies, plans, targets and practices

  • develop and implement policies for the subject which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement and effective teaching and learning

  • make contributions to whole school strategic direction and development

  • create a climate which enables other staff to maintain positive attitudes to the subject and confidence in teaching it

  • establish a clear, shared understanding of the importance and role of the subject in contributing to pupils’ spiritual, moral, cultural, intellectual and physical development, and in preparing pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life

  • use data effectively to identify pupils who are underachieving and, where necessary, create and implement effective plans of action to support those pupils

  • analyse and interpret relevant national, local and school data, plus research and inspection evidence, in to inform policies, practices, expectations, targets and teaching methods

  • establish short, medium and long term plans for the development and resourcing of the subject, which:

  • contribute to whole school aims, objectives, policies and practices

  • are based on a range of comparative information and evidence, including in relation to the prior attainment of pupils and the results of any other tests used by the school

  • identify realistic and challenging targets for improvement in the subject

  • are understood by all those involved in putting the plans into practice

  • are clear about action to be taken, responsibilities, timescales and criteria for success

  • monitor the progress made in achieving subject plans and targets, evaluate the impact on teaching and learning and use this analysis to inform further strategies for improvement

  • prepare an annual self-review, including an analysis of public examination results, and attend a meeting with the Leadership Group to discuss.

*We reserve the right to this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

Commitment to safeguarding

Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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About Eden Park High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1190 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Education for the 21st Century is a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds. We are committed to improving outcomes and transforming lives, realising social mobility, and the transformative power of education. We value the difference in all of our schools while seeking to bring them together around a framework that delivers an enriching experience and a great education for the young people within our care.

We want the very best for all of our young people. Our plan to ensure that we deliver great schools is underpinned by our shared values of trust, kindness, and endeavour. Our schools and our staff are collaborative, and we seek to create consistency and quality throughout.

Our leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. We are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing our staff, as we are about developing our young people. Our professional development programs and our approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for our staff.

In joining Eden Park High School and the family of schools within E21C you will gain access to an unparalleled level of support and development in a forward-thinking school and trust.

Eden Park High School is a new school in Beckenham. We opened in 2017, moved into our purpose-built new premises in 2019, celebrated our first ever GCSE results in 2022 and have opened our new Sixth Form this September. With a new and expanded leadership team, this young school is starting an exciting new chapter as we build the culture, systems and teams that will see us expand further over the next two years and deliver an outstanding quality of education for the community.

We are currently recruiting exceptional teachers and support staff who want to be part of our journey of transformation. We want people who will share in our ethos and values and set a new standard of excellence and inspire young minds.

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