42 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    June or earliest availability

  • Closing date

    3 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Plus TLR2C - £7,368

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a talented and committed Head of Geography to join the Geography Department at this exciting stage in our improvement journey. Geography outcomes have been increasingly strong at Huxlow Academy, and we are looking for an inspirational practitioner to join us as we strive for excellence and to take the Geography curriculum and its teaching to the next level.

The successful candidate will:

• Have a passion and vision for the power of the geography curriculum to impact on students’ character, values, understanding and ultimately lives.

• Lead a team of staff to make Geography a relevant and vibrant subject area for our students.

• Demonstrate consistently positive progress with their teaching groups.

• Be committed to using evidence-based pedagogy in their own classroom, to drive standards in Geography.

• Be determined that all students should have the best opportunity for success, including a commitment to introduce and lead real world experience through fieldwork and extra-curricular activities.

What the school offers its staff

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible.

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

Further details about the role

Purpose of the Role

To be responsible for the leadership of Geography at Key Stages 3 and 4. (Key stage 5 depending on uptake). To create a department of geographical learning and excellence where students are provided with exciting opportunities to build a curiosity and a passion for understanding the world around them and beyond. To broaden the horizons of students at Huxlow Academy. This will involve the monitoring of students’ progress and performance in order to ensure that expected learning outcomes are achieved.

Key Responsibilities

• To develop a curiosity, excitement, and passion for Geography within students at Huxlow.

• To contribute to raising standards of student attainment and build a culture of excellence in all classes.

• To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher/Form Tutor.

• To provide a learning experience which gives the students the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

• To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support the Geography curriculum area as appropriate.

• To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk

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About Huxlow Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
Up to 819 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
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Huxlow Academy is a fully inclusive school, located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire. Our students are a vibrant and varied mix that bring an energy that is not found in many other schools. The loyalty the students show for the staff and community, whom they recognise care so deeply about them, is what makes Huxlow a very rewarding and fun place to work. If you want to work with a team committed to making a difference to the lives of the young people in our community, we want to hear from you!

Arranging a visit to Huxlow Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk.

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