This job expired on 1 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
MPS / UPS plus TLR 2b

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader of Geography within a high performing department and thriving humanities faculty. The successful applicant will lead a team of practitioners that, through passion and commitment to their subject, supports students to achieve their potential and progress through all three key stages.

We seek an ambitious candidate with a clear passion and love for the subject and pedagogy in general. You will be an inspirational practitioner with a successful track record of raising student achievement and inspiring and developing others to do the same.

As a department delivering to all key stages you will hold subject knowledge and pedagogy in equally high esteem; you will be part of a team that is dedicated to supporting professional development in all areas and expects this to translate into outstanding student outcomes.

Geography and the wider humanities offer is incredibly popular with students of all ages and our commitment to positive working relationships based on high expectations, academic rigour, stretch and challenge are a critical part of our shared vision.

Applications from experienced teachers and existing middle leaders are welcomed.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1383 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Brigshaw High School

Brigshaw High School is a very successful and inclusive 11-19 comprehensive school of over 1400 students serving communities across outer east of Leeds. The school has outstanding teaching accommodation and sporting facilities and strong learning and community partnerships.

On 1st September 2016 Brigshaw converted to an Academy status as part of the Brigshaw Learning Partnership, a multi-academy trust consisting of ourselves and five other primary schools.

Brigshaw High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Brigshaw High School

We warmly welcome all applicants to visit the school. Please contact Mrs. Rachel Brannan, Operations Manager on 0113 2878900 or via email to arrange a suitable date and time.

School location

Brigshaw Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 2HR

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