Subject Leader Geography Maltby Academy, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Job description

Do you:
• Have a passion for Geography and strive to nurture talent and inspire young minds?
• Have a track record as an excellent classroom practitioner who can influence the practice of others through innovative approaches to coaching and mentoring?
• Wish to develop as an effective leader who contributes to Academy improvement and provision?
• Want to join a forward thinking, highly supportive and growing Geography Department?
• Wish to be part of a Learning Trust that recognises talent and invests in potential through excellent professional development and progression opportunities, irrespective of career stage?

If so, Maltby Academy (range 11-18) is the place to continue the next stage of your career. The Academy sits within a unique and expanding Multi Academy Trust and is a vibrant and inspiring place to work and learn. With outstanding examination results, Maltby Academy is striving to secure excellence in all aspects of its work.

We are seeking to appoint a passionate, ambitious and talented teacher aspiring to their first leadership role, or successful existing leader to lead our Geography department.

Our successful candidate will be:
• An exceptional classroom teacher with high expectations of all learners
• Able to inspire and enthuse young people
• Committed to raising standards for all
• Able to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new ideas

In return we will offer:
• An outstanding induction programme with supportive and dynamic staff
• Purpose built learning spaces which inspire outstanding teaching and learning
• Access to a package of high quality ‘Personalised Learning and Development’
• Strong professional networks within and beyond the Trust
• Excellent career development opportunities

Informal discussions about the role and a visit to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Rachael Barratt on 01709 812864 to make an appointment to visit.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent).
• An outstanding teacher across Key Stage 3 to 5

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent).
• An outstanding teacher across Key Stage 3 to 5

Essential skills and experience

• Excellent IT skills including the ability to use a range of standard Microsoft packages
• Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, negotiation, coaching and direction
• Current educational developments within the subject area - Assessment, Curriculum, Pedagogy
• Commitment to extra- curricular activities/study
• Confidence to try a range of teaching strategies and approaches
• Exercise firm and fair discipline and develop positive relationships with students
• Competent, organised completer finisher

Employee benefits

TLR 2B £4657

About Maltby Academy

Braithwell Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 8AB
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