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Geography Head of Department - Full-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-48T
  • Posted:11/01/2018
  • Pay:St Michael's pay scale
  • Start Date:Sep 2018
  • App Close Date:29/01/2018 at 12:00
  • Interviews:7th & 8th February 2018


We are seeking an inspirational Head of Geography, a talented and ambitious teacher who is passionate about Geography. This is a wonderful role giving you the opportunity to ensure excellent delivery of the whole school Geography curriculum, implement policies for teaching, learning, assessment and inclusion and set high standards for all pupils. 

As a leader of this curriculum area you will be a suitably qualified graduate or be a primary qualified teacher with a specialism in Geography and experience of CE. You will have experience of planning and delivering the KS1-KS3 Geography curriculum successfully across the full ability range and an understanding of the importance of teaching children about the world, its features, its people, the environment and our responsibility to look after it. You will have relevant leadership experience or potential. You will be equally comfortable observing and feeding back to staff as analysing pupil data. A further opportunity exists to lead Global Dimension work across the school. This will be advertised separately and as Head of Geography you will be welcome to apply. ICT skills will be strong and you will be the kind of person who wants to develop your career through training and research. An ability to assist coaching games would be an advantage. You will also be eager to offer to run clubs and to be involved in the full extra-curricular and perhaps sporting life of the school.

We are looking for a top class candidate with an ability to teach other subjects in Years 3 to 8 to seize this opportunity to join a thriving school with an excellent reputation. You will be welcomed into a school with friendly, articulate pupils, high standards and a truly exceptional team of staff.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with 440 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137


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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.