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Head of Department - Geography - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-315T
  • Posted:03/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS based on experience + TLR
  • Start Date:September 2024 or January 2025 dependent on the su
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

Are you an excellent Geography practitioner with a proven track record of success and ambition, with a real appetite for career progression? We have the perfect role for you... Leigh Academy Hugh Christie have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Head of Department - Geography to join and lead their thriving, friendly and collaborative faculty from September 2024 or January 2025 dependent on the successful candidates availability. 

We provide candidates with excellent career opportunities for those who have ambition and drive, and you'll have access to not only the academy's CPD programme, but you'll also be able to network and build strong working relationships with your peers and talented staff across the wider Trust. As our successful candidate you will build rapport with our students from the get-go and engage them in the subject as well as leading and inspiring an established and successful team of professionals.

We are keen to hear from you if:

  • You are passionate about your subject
  • You have the ability and drive to make a positive impact on students’ progress and outcomes
  • You have the drive to transform our learning and are dedicated to raising standards even further for all students

In return we are offering:

  • A supportive and professional environment to be a part of and full embed yourself into from day one
  • The opportunity to teach at Key stage 3, 4 and Post 16 A Level and IB diploma groups
  • The chance to join and be part of an academy that has a strong, dynamic leadership team whose aim is to achieve excellence for all
  • A team of talented staff at all stages of their career, covering the specialisms assigned to this role 
  • Well motivated and receptive learners across our academy

The Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, or visit the Academy, please contact Amy Wenban, Recruitment Advisor at amy.wenban@latrust.org.uk 

Information about the school

Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School is now known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie offers a broad curriculum designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its students. From traditional subjects like English, mathematics, and science to vocational courses and extracurricular activities, the academy strives to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in further education, employment, and life beyond school.

Beyond academics, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie places a significant emphasis on personal development and character education. Through its pastoral care system, the academy supports students in their social, emotional, and personal growth, fostering a positive and inclusive school culture.

The academy also prides itself on its strong sense of community and engagement with parents, carers, and the wider community. Through various initiatives and partnerships, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie seeks to enrich the educational experience of its students and contribute positively to the local area.

In summary, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a thriving secondary school committed to academic excellence, personal development, and community engagement. With a rich history and a dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals, it continues to provide a supportive and inspiring environment for its students to thrive and succeed.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.