We are seeking to appoint an outstanding
teacher to the position of Head of Geography. The successful candidate will
join our flourishing Humanities Faculty and will lead an ambitious team. The
ability to teach the subject at Key Stage 3 and 4 is essential. Previous
experience of teaching A Level is an advantage.
The Department follows the AQA specifications at GCSE and A Level.
We aim to provide a curriculum that develops knowledge and skills
required to understand the human and physical processes that have shaped the
world and a sense of shared responsibility for it. Contemporary geographical
issues are woven into the curriculum. Trips include residential fieldwork
courses in Year 11 and Year 12 and a visit to Iceland. Geography is a popular
subject; there are 6 GCSE classes and 2 A level classes. The strength of our
department is demonstrated in our excellent student outcomes year-on-year; in
2022, 67% of students achieved Grade A*-B at A Level and 74% of students
achieved Grade 9-4 at GCSE, with 26% of students accessing Grade 7 or above.
Hemel Hempstead School is a popular and oversubscribed school on a beautiful
site in the Boxmoor area.
The school is close to local and national rail,
bus and road links to London. Our Ofsted inspection in 2021 praised the school, especially “your values of Responsibility, Respect, Relationships, Reflection and
Resilience being at the heart of the atmosphere at The Hemel Hempstead School.
You prepare pupils to be courteous, considerate and capable young people, ready
for the adult world.’ We
are an expanding school, with 217 students in each year group and over 250 students in the Sixth Form. Our facilities are
world-class sporting facilities, a brand-new music,
languages and science centre and plans for further improvements across the site. In September 2025 we
will have a brand-new school building.
Diversity: Scholars’ Education
Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and
inclusion. We want to attract and retain
the very best staff in all areas of the trust, ensuring our staff body reflects
the diversity of our students and local community.
details and an application form are available from HR at firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: 29 June 2023, 9am
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to make an appointment
before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.
Scholars’ Education Trust is
an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo
child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the
Disclosure and Barring Service.
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