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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Geography, Humanities

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Up to 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, motivated and passionate leader to develop and drive forward the provision for Geography in our thriving Humanities Department as Head of Geography.

The successful candidate will have experience of teaching and/or leading Geography with an excellent record of pupil results and an appetite for progression. The department works closely to encourage students to be motivated and keen to learn, you will play a key role in ensuring that Geography remains a popular and successful subject throughout the school, bringing enthusiasm and strong organisational skills to the team to continue shaping and raising the department profile within the Thurston community. The successful applicant will be required to teach across KS3, and KS4, with the opportunity to teach KS5 for the right candidate.

We promote a warm, welcoming and friendly environment to encourage self growth and mutual respect throughout the community.

This post would suit an experienced teacher or current Head of Department and is offered full time.

We require a Head of Geography who has:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A desire to develop their own skills, whilst being a strong team leader.
  • Ability to challenge team members, students and encourage excellent progress.


What the school offers its staff

  • In return we will provide:

    • An opportunity to play your part in shaping the future of the Humanities Faculty.
    • Opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.
    • An experience that will develop your skills and pathway to the next step in your career.

    We offer the opportunity to:

    • Join a talented team, dedicated to work effectively together to secure positive outcomes for our students.
    • Benefit from ongoing Professional Development.
    • Make a difference to our talented and creative students.
    • Benefit from our Employee Assistance Programme.
    • Free parking, tea/coffee for all staff.

Further details about the role

If you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities; if you relish the prospect of joining our team of committed and excellent staff, we very much look forward to hearing from you.Please visit our website for further information or if you would like to discuss this post further please do not hesitate to contact

recruitment@thurstoncollege.org.

Thurston Community College enjoys a rural location with free parking and convenient transport links to Cambridge, Ipswich and London.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Thurston Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thurston Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).

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About Thurston Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1570 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01359 234506

Comprehensive secondary school

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