This job expired on 1 May 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5 hours. Part time we welcome applications from staff seeking part-time employment.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

£7,368 MG3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Geography team is currently a large faculty, comprising of Geography from KS3 – KS5 and Travel and Tourism at KS4. This is a role ideal for an ambitious middle leader or outstanding practitioner wanting to take on an influential role in a large secondary setting and advance their career. You will be supported by Senior Leadership to implement your vision for the faculty and provide the highest quality of education for our young people.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for the subject and have a clear vision for outstanding provision of Geography.

The successful applicant will:

  • Enhance teaching and learning within Geography.
  • Line-manage the Geography and Travel and Tourism faculties within Waltham Toll Bar Academy and contribute to the wider Humanities department.
  • Lead the implementation of the KS3-KS5 Curriculum within Geography to ensure an outstanding quality of provision for all learners.
  • Ensure disadvantaged and SEND students achieve as highly as their peers in Geography.
  • Maximise progress and achievement through monitoring, intervention and review in Geography and Travel and Tourism.
  • Implement Y11 and Y13 intervention programs including the Academy provision on evenings and holidays.
  • Work with staff within the Geography faculty to develop their potential and progression within Waltham Toll Bar Academy.
  • Be able to teach Geography and GCSE and A-Level.
  • Make a full contribution to the wider personal development of our students at Waltham Toll Bar Academy.

What the school offers its staff

Our Offer to you:

  • A unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • A highly skilled team to work with and well-resourced class rooms
  • A fantastic community of parents and students who deserve the best
  • High quality support and mentoring to ensure that you succeed
  • Extensive training and development pathways
  • Collaborative, collegial family approach to our work
  • A positive environment with colleagues who care

Commitment to safeguarding

Lincolnshire Gateway Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In line with our safer recruitment practices and statutory guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education, all applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Additional pre-employment checks will also be carried out including online/social media check, satisfactory references and any other appropriate checks necessary in order to assess the suitability to work with children.

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About Waltham Toll Bar Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01472 502297

Waltham Tollbar Academy, Grimsby, is one of the largest secondary schools in the country, with a firm commitment to providing the best care and welfare of every member of our community.

Our academy is a fantastic place to study and work; we are a forward thinking, outward facing, dynamic, Ofsted ‘OUTSTANDING’ school. We are incredibly proud of all that we have achieved and of our longstanding reputation for excellence.

This is underpinned by a culture that is dynamic, creative and supports innovation at every level. We push for the very best to support the development of our staff and students. That is why our Academy is a vibrant learning community giving you the potential to accelerate both your teaching and leadership career.

This is an exciting time for Waltham Toll Bar Academy with a new Chief Executive of the Trust and a new Headteacher of the school. The new Head is completely dedicated and committed to building even further on the great strengths the school has to ensure it plays a transformative role in the local community and beyond.

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