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Head of Geography -Hertfordshire - September

Job Title: Head of Geography -Hertfordshire - September
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £160 - £230 per day
Start Date: September
Reference: KH0918_1526057222
Contact Name: Ken Hayes
Contact Email: kennithh@astarteachers.com
Job Published: May 11, 2018 17:47

Job Description

Our Client School at A Star Teachers, Mount Grace is currently recruiting a Head of Geography from September the school is located in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

The Schools Motto motto 'Res Non Verba' translates as 'Deeds Not Words', this means that as members of Mount Grace School our actions must always show that we Respect, Aspire and Care!

The school is dedicated for Young people to fulfil their potential in a caring, supportive community. It is friendly and understanding but also firm, fair and consistent in its values. Students are expected to show consideration and courtesy to others at all times.

The expectations for their students are:
*Striving for academic excellence.
*Be polite, considerate and take pride in their school and themselves.
*Dress smartly in school uniform.
*Continue in full time education or training to at least the age of 18.

The school is aiming to recruit an inspirational and innovative leader of Geography - someone who will embrace the Ethos and Values and raise the department performance to the next level. The faculty is energetic and enthusiastic; the successful candidate will continue to raise standards, strengthen partnerships and ensure positive outcomes for all our students.

The ideal candidate will:
*Be an excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of how children learn
*Able to teach geography to A Level
*A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
*Someone with a clear vision of the role of geography in developing young people's understanding of themselves and others and their role in the world
This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious teacher who wishes to develop their skills in preparation for a head of faculty role.

In their own words 'At Mount Grace School we expect all students to have a positive attitude to learning because we believe that hard work and effort combined with high quality teaching means that every child can succeed'

The school are holding interviews from the first week of June.

If the role above appeals to you based on where you are currently in your career and what you would like your next challenge to be we strongly advise contacting Ken on the secondary team at the earliest opportunity -Ken@astarteachers.com or alternatively call 0207 272 7070.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK
* You must hold QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

It is A* Star Teachers' policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, due to the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to each applicant individually. If we have not contacted you within three working days, your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may feel suitable for in the future. A* Star Teachers is a Quality Marked Agency (continuously since 2002) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.