Head of Geography

West Derby School, Liverpool, Merseyside, L13 7HQ

This job expired on 5 December 2022

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

£5020 per annum
Plus possible R & R for suitable candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Head of Department to lead on Geography across the school. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach Geography at all key stages. This is an ideal opportunity for a strong teacher with a passion for teaching to move into a leadership role.

You will be:

  • An excellent teacher of Geography
  • Innovative in your approach to teaching
  • Able to achieve excellent examination results for children
  • Motivated by a desire to change lives
  • A qualified teacher

What the school offers its staff

West Derby School is an 11-18, all boys’ school in Liverpool. The school is oversubscribed with appeals for places, and has 1030 on roll including 130 in the Sixth Form. We have a state of the art building providing a bright and inspirational learning environment with excellent facilities. We have an ethos of achievement and the belief that every student will achieve no matter their background. Supporting this are simple but powerful values of mutual respect, dignity and pride.

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities to teach your specialist subject to GCSE and potentially A Level
  • Extensive and individualised professional development programme
  • Excellent promotion opportunities
  • A school with outstanding facilities
  • An opportunity to change lives through education

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding. Al staff are expected to share this commitment and must follow the school’s code of conduct for adults. Teaching posts are regulated activities, are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, Barred List and Prohibited List checks, online search and satisfactory references.

It is a criminal offence to apply for or accept a position working with children in regulated activity if you are excluded from such work. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to disclose relevant criminal history by way of a self-disclosure form.

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About West Derby School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 235 1300

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