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  • Closing date

    5 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 November 2023

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  • Teacher

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Full time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) MPS / UPS Plus TLR for Head of Department Responsibility

Head of Geography job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Academy for a well-qualified and passionate teacher to lead our Geography department. We require an exceptional individual who is able to lead, develop and enhance the teaching practice of others. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational individual with excellent subject knowledge of KS3 through to KS5 to join our team. The ideal candidate could be experienced in running a Geography team or looking to make this next step into middle leadership. The Geography department follows the Edexcel GCSE and A level specifications and boasts outstanding initial results in GCSEs from 2022. Fieldwork is embedded into our programme with trips to Kew Gardens, Amersham FSC, Milton Keynes, Southwold, Bedford and Iceland. You would be responsible and accountable for maintaining these high standards in students’ learning, work and conduct.

Head of Geography - 1 FTE (part time also considered)

Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR for Head of Department Responsibility at £5,530 per annum.

Start Date: January or Easter 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Bedford College Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of the children and young people in our care and actively promotes their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Bedford College Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups.

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 Wixams Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
802 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

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