This job expired on 15 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR2.2 - currently £5,407 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ability to teach Geography - ideally both Physical and Human - to A Level
  • Proven track record as an excellent Geography teacher and classroom practitioner
  • Supporting and/or leading Geography fieldwork and trips
  • Right to work in the UK. Please note that we are unable to provide visa sponsorship to international candidates

What the school offers its staff

  • Opportunity to become involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities, including overseas trips; Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme; sport, music & performing arts
  • Wide range of career development opportunities through the Prince Henry's Teaching School Hub
  • High quality and pleasant teaching environment in a school that has benefited from £9m of capital investment since 2013
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing Scheme (salary sacrifice)

Further details about the role

A rare vacancy has arisen for a well-qualified and ambitious teacher of Geography to become Head of Department at this highly successful school in the picturesque riverside market town of Evesham, which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds within approximately 30 minutes of Worcester, Cheltenham and Stratford, and an hour from Birmingham.

A full-time permanent position is available and applications will be welcomed from experienced teachers with a track record as excellent classroom teachers who are committed to the highest standards of academic achievement and able to teach the subject to A Level. The ability to teach both Physical and Human Geography to A Level is desired. Geography is a very popular subject at both GCSE and A Level, and this post provides an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a high-performing department with supportive & caring colleagues and to lead a wide range of fieldwork and other trips within the UK and overseas.

Prince Henry’s is a popular and over-subscribed 13-18 High School with approximately 1300 on roll including more than 330 in one of Worcestershire’s largest Sixth Forms. The school enjoys an excellent reputation locally and has consistently been judged outstanding by Ofsted, most recently in May 2013. Two Ofsted Survey inspections undertaken during 2014 looking at provision for the most able students, and also for alternative curriculum provision both praised the school’s ethos and its ability to deliver excellent teaching and learning to students of all abilities. Among its many accreditations, the school holds the National SMSCD Gold Award, the Career Mark and is a Centre of Excellence for the Inclusion Quality Mark.

Having been a Teaching School since 2014 and a SCITT since September 2017, Prince Henry’s became the Teaching School Hub for the Worcester, Wychavon, Malvern Hills, Wyre Forest and Herefordshire area in September 2021

Potential applicants are welcome to telephone Mrs Nuala Barker, Deputy Headteacher, to discuss this post or to arrange to visit the school if they wish.

Commitment to safeguarding

Prince Henry's High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.

The school will also conduct an online search on all shortlisted candidates which may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the school might want to explore with you at interview.

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About Prince Henry's High School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1285 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
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Prince Henry's is a popular and over-subscribed school in the picturesque Worcestershire market town of Evesham, with approximately 1,300 students, including a large Sixth Form of 330 students. It has been consistently judged outstanding by Ofsted.

Having been a Teaching School since 2014, in 2021 it became the Teaching School Hub for the WM1 area of Wychavon, Worcester, Wyre Forest, Malvern Hills and Herefordshire. As a SCITT, it welcomed its first cohort of trainee teachers in September 2017.

Since 2013, the school has benefited from a capital investment programme of nearly £9 million, which has seen the construction of a 14-classroom building to house English and Modern Foreign Languages, a new £3.5m classroom block for Art, DT and Food Technology, the complete modernisation and refurbishment of Science and our Sixth Form Centre, as well as significant improvements to all other curriculum areas.

Arranging a visit to Prince Henry's High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email secretary@princehenrys.worcs.sch.uk.

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