This job expired on 27 September 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

● Have a passion for Geography & a drive to ensure that all students engage in a broad and balanced curriculum.

● Have knowledge of what makes a successful team & skillset to motivate teachers to continually improve & enhance their curriculum.

● Be up to date and familiar with the exam board and curriculum changes for Geography.

What the school offers its staff

● A team of highly skilled specialists in Geography.

● A highly-skilled line manager who will support you to be an excellent Head of subject.

● Opportunities for continual professional development, including opportunities to ‘act up’ into senior roles & apply to be on our Extended Leadership Team

● Be part of a team of talented, subject specialist, middle & senior middle leaders

● Opportunities to work collaboratively with Trust schools (CLP)

● A friendly and supportive working environment.

● A comprehensive induction programme and an innovative Continuous Professional Development programme; including two coaching cycles.

● Bike to work Scheme.

● Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities.

Further details about the role

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: January 2024

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: MPS/UPS £31,350 - £47,839 + TLR2b £6060(Please note these salaries include the 2023 Teachers Pay Award)

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Geography to join our very successful Humanities Faculty. The Humanities faculty is a very experienced, collegiate team, where Geography is a popular subject for all students from KS3- KS5.

The Head of Geography will lead a team of subject specialists to deliver a well-sequenced and diverse Geography curriculum to students across all key stages. The successful candidate will be led by our Head of Faculty for Humanities & will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the other members of leadership in the Humanities team. We have an ‘outstanding’ sixth form; Geography is an extremely popular A Level choice. When it comes to Year 9 ‘Options’, Geography is also always a very popular choice for our students.

We are a school that prides itself on keeping up to date with educational research & ensuring that our learners are equipped for the modern age; our Digital learning strategy is a testament to this. We are passionate about sharing good practice, learning from one another & striving to make our classrooms an environment where every student can learn & progress.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Roding Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1439 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Roding Valley High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gtravers@clptrust.com.

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