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Subject Leader Geography - Full-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-362T
  • Posted:22/01/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B - £4,660
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:21/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 2nd March 2020


Full time  Permanent

TLR2B - £4,660

The Sittingbourne School is looking for a vibrant and motivated leader to manage a strong team of dynamic and committed staff.

We are a ‘Good’ school, striving to be ‘Outstanding.’ From the moment you enter our gates, the feeling of passion and drive is palpable. We are well resourced, with quality first teaching, relatively small class sizes and highquality curriculum resources as standard.

We are looking for someone who can build, with enthusiasm and commitment, on the successful foundations which have already been established. The geography department is a fantastic team of collaborators, striving to ensure our students flourish both academically and personally.

Candidates must have excellent classroom practice, a track record of strong results and the ability to foster positive relationships with our greatest asset, our students. We want teachers to apply who are passionate about their own learning and growth, alongside having a keen interest in leading and developing others, staff and students alike.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact HR@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 3).

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Rebecca Champion, Lead Practitioner in Geography, at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post – rebecca.champion @swale.at or 01795 472449.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Headteacher – Ms Y Peden

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.