Head of Department – Geography

Required for September 2018 or earlier by negotiation 

Pay Range: MPR / UPR plus TLR 2C (£6,155)

The Gainsborough Academy is an inclusive and aspirational Academy based in the Lincolnshire town of Gainsborough, easily accessible from the M18, M180 and A1 motorway networks.  We occupy a state of the art building with extensive grounds, learning and recreational facilities which are designed to inspire pupils and staff alike. At the Gainsborough Academy we are passionate about education and have a belief that all students regardless of their ability and background, deserve choice and opportunity.

We are working with Wickerlsey Partnership Trust.  An outstanding Trust based in Rotherham.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, energetic, dynamic and ambitious Head of Department – Geography from September 2018 or earlier by negotiation to raise standards through the development of teaching and learning within the Geography Department and share our commitment to raising standards, expectations and instilling a passion for learning for all.

The candidate will be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and make a significant difference and is able to bring ideas, energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing strong progress and raising achievement of all students.

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification is available on our website, along with the application form www.thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk

To discuss the post please contact Nikki Whitton, PA to Principal on 01427 619341 or e-mail Nikki.whitton@thegainsboroughacademy.org.uk.  All completed application forms should be emailed to Nikki Whitton.

The closing date for the above post is Monday 19th March 2018 at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on 22nd & 23rd March 2018.  

The Gainsborough Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Job Description

Person Specification

Employment Application Form

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