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Geography Subject Leader - Full-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-406T
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS1 to UPS3 plus TLR2a Allowance
  • Start Date:April 2022
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 7th Feb 2022


Geography Subject Leader

With potential to lead Travel and Tourism at KS5

 Full Time/Perm

(Required for an April 2022 start)


Do you want to join an expanding, ambitious and modern secondary school in Kent, rated “Good” in the last Ofsted inspection of June 2018?


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed Geography teacher. A talented practitioner, who will relish the challenge of empowering students to exceed expectations and be instrumental in working within the Humanities team to move our teaching and learning experience forward.


Thamesview is a school where everyone is expected to do their best and our drive to improve means staff can really make their mark and develop professionally. We are proud to develop both academic and vocational qualifications to ensure all our students achieve their full potential.

We benefit from a new school building that provides innovative learning environments and state of the art ICT equipment. 


We are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for our children and supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities and bespoke leadership pathways. We are looking for candidates with drive and wanting to progress quickly.


As a school, we can offer you:

  • A friendly place to work holding the Silver Kent & Medway Workplace Wellbeing Award, where all members of staff are valued as people as well as professionals
  • Active support with your career development.
  • Regular, research driven CPD opportunities.
  • Students that are proud of their school
  • Modern and expanding learning facilities.


Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a strong practitioner with a passion for their subject
  • Be enthusiastic and able to demonstrate innovative and creative teaching practices
  • Be eager to inspire and motivate students to exceed expectations
  • Have high aspirations for all students, is passionate about learning and can contribute new and creative ideas to the Geography curriculum.
  • Be prepared to develop and support curriculum design


If you are interested in finding out more about this position please visit our website www.thamesviewsch.co.uk or email our HR Manager on k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.

Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

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).