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    Required for September 2023, January 2024 or April 2024

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 1:49pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 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

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/ UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 1

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner, with a passion for Geography who can lead a highly successful department of 6 teachers, with a wide range of experiences.

The successful candidate will take full responsibility for the leadership of the department from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5, including Travel Tourism. The ability and willingness to teach A-Level is desirable.

For this post you would ideally have some experience of responsibility in a Geography or Humanities department or leading a significant development area.

If appointed, you would join a friendly team of professionals who continually strive for excellence and improve their practice through a range of CPD activities, including professional dialogue and discussion of evidence-based pedagogy. The successful applicant will be required to teach a range of key stages, as well as having excellent organisational and inter-personal skills.

What the school offers its staff

Our values underpin our“Waingels Ready”expectations that we have for everyone within the Waingels community. These expectations form the basis of everything we do, and everything we believe in as a school and as a community.

If you feel your values and ethos align with ours, this is an exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for someone with energy and vision that is ambitious for themselves and the young people of the school. You will have a growth mindset and believe in offering dynamic English learning across Key Stages.

Working with us offers you the opportunity to;

  • Join a positive school where effort and success is celebrated
  • Engage in excellent and personalised professional development opportunities
  • Have the support of a dynamic leadership team to ‘take risks’ in a supportive environment
  • Receive 10% reduction in fees in our on-site nursery school
  • Join our fitness/gym suite

So, if…

-you have a passion for teaching and learning…

-you believe in curriculum innovation and enjoy thinking strategically…

-you believe in an aspirational education…

-you believe that better never stops…

…Waingels is the place for you to pursue and advance your career!

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students

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About Waingels

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1376 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01189690336

Waingels is a very successful 11 to 18 Comprehensive school serving its local community. Our successes and achievements can be attributed to our commitment to establish and grow a Better Never Stops culture, providing a safe, inclusive and rich learning environment where students feel safe and valued, founded on respectful relationships for all. Our ethos and culture are values based. We set high standards and expect all our students and staff to be respectful, kind, resilient and proud of our school, our achievements and our community.

Arranging a visit to Waingels

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email JenJJN@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk.

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