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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 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, Key stage 5

Subjects

Geography, Humanities

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, permanent contract

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

QTS Pay Scale plus TLR plus inner London Weighting

Additional allowances

TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a head of department who has:

  • A genuine passion for developing curriculum
  • The ambition to raise standards
  • The willingness to work as part of a motivated and dedicated team.
  • The drive and enthusiasm to engage and inspire pupils.
  • The dedication to improve the life chances of young people throughout the school

What the school offers its staff

As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys we can offer you:

  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Excellent professional development
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals
  • Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Finders fees for personal introductions of staff that we employ
  • Excellent catering facilities
  • Secure on-site parking

Further details about the role

Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world. We have the opportunity to change students’ lives for the better and you could make a positive impact at Woolwich Polytechnic for Boys as Head of Geography.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys are looking to appoint a Head of Geography with a thoughtful and inspiring approach to teaching; an individual who will lead the Geography department, whilst actively improving teaching and learning. We encourage applications from teachers who excel in dynamic and fast-paced environments, who feel they can bring innovation to an effective department and are keen to contribute to extra-curricular activities within the department as well as the pastoral life of the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1584 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
02083107000

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together.

Arranging a visit to Woolwich Polytechnic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email acherry@polymat.co.uk.

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