Head of Geography (TLR 2c) The Toynbee School, Eastleigh, Hampshire

Job description

We are looking to appoint a highly capable and inspirational Head of Geography to lead a successful and supportive department. This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding Geography teacher seeking to take the step into Middle Leadership or an experienced Head of Department looking for a new challenge.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge, strong classroom management skills and the ability to inspire our pupils with outstanding and engaging teaching. Our students are a delight to teach and we foster an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

Geography is consistently one of our strongest performing subjects and this is reflected by the high number of pupils that opt for the subject at GCSE. The Department follows the AQA exam board course at GCSE level. Teaching within the department benefits from a strong team of specialist teachers who have all contributed to the department's rich curriculum.

The successful candidate will:

· Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”

· Be an excellent teacher of Geography.

· Have excellent interpersonal leadership skills, underpinned by a firm vision for the teaching of Geography.

· Be forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

· Have aspirations for further promotion

We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their career.

Toynbee School is an expanding school with consistently high achievement and progress across all subjects, in particular the Geography exam results are outstanding. The school was categorized as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in October 2015 and again in April 2019.

The school is situated in Chandlers Ford with easy access to the M3 and M27. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Essential educational requirements

Subject related degree or relevant subject related teaching qualification

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Job Description and Application Pack available on request or from https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/recruitment

Employee benefits

TLR 2c - £6,522

About The Toynbee School

Bodycoats Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2PL
LA Maintained School
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