Head of Geography

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL

93 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    28 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 August 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2A (£7368)

Head of Geography job summary

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • TLR 2A (£7368)

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, talented Head of Geography looking for an exciting Teaching and Learning responsibility leading our forward-thinking Geography Department.

You may be an ambitious teacher seeking your first TLR, or you may already be a successful Middle Leader. We believe in developing the capacity of our staff and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to participate in CPD that will enhance knowledge and support growth.

We are particularly interested in employing a candidate who has a strong, forward looking vision for the Geography curriculum.

We are very proud of the positive learning culture that exists in the school, this is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support. We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and is judged by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school. We offer our pupils a broad curriculum with a sharp focus on high expectations for all. Pupils are encouraged to be ready to learn and work hard to be the best that they can be.

For more information about our school please visit our website: https://www.thesittingbourneschool.org.uk/

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sarah Scott-Drysdale, Office Manager at sarah.scottdrysdale@swale.at or 01795 472449.
Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.
If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 3rd October 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About The Sittingbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1558 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

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