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  • Start date details

    September 2024 (or negotiable with the successful applicant)

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £36,745 and £56,959

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Do you love your subject?
  • Do you want to work at an inclusive, secular school determined to be the beating heart of its community?
  • Do you strongly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are important to achieving a world-class education?
  • Do you want to be part of a learning community with huge aspirations for itself and its students?
  • Would you like the opportunity to develop in a key middle leadership role?

We invite applications for an inclusive Head of Geography able to teach all age and aptitude ranges, to join a friendly and well-resourced department.

Villiers High School is a vibrant, multicultural school located in the heart of the community of Southall in the London Borough of Ealing. We are committed to high standards of teaching and believe strongly in inclusion in every sense of the word.We place a high value on staff professional learning and it is at the centre of our work.The successful applicant would join a well-informed and ambitious staff and would benefit from extensive training and development opportunities.

Full details of the post can be found in the job description and person specification.

What the school offers its staff

  • A huge suite of professional learning opportunities in school and use our PMR system combined with staff aspirations to construct this. Staff are encouraged and supported financially to become examination markers and to carry out extra qualifications such as the NPQ* suite, Master’s Degrees and Doctorates. All teams belong to their professional subject association in order to continue developing their subject knowledge and pedagogy. Middle and Senior Leaders regularly meet with their counterparts from other schools in the local authority to collaborate and share best practice as part of the Ealing Learning Partnership.*National Professional Qualifications including NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH.

  • Staff are able to take one wellbeing day per term to spend as they wish on their wellbeing beyond the teachers’ terms and conditions as agreed by the London Borough of Ealing.

  • On Thursdays staff finish teaching early so they can meet and plan collaboratively with their departments and pastoral teams. Staff professional learning also takes place on this day as do any other after school meetings and events such as parents’ evenings so that staff only ever have to plan child-care or a late finish one night of the week in the main. Where meetings or events run later in the evening we provide a meal for all staff. For further information on the perks of working at Villiers High School, please click here.

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 Villiers High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1484 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 881 38001

Arranging a visit to Villiers High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@villiers.ealing.sch.uk.

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