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Head of Geography

Vacancy Summary
Emerson Park Academy
MPS (Outer London) + TLR £4654
Emerson Park Academy
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
13/12/2019 at 15:17 PM
Vacancy Description

Head of Geography MPS (Outer London) + TLR £4,654


We are seeking to appoint a highly effective, dynamic, forwarding thinking Head of Geography to lead and promote the Geography Department. The appointed applicant will help drive Geography on to greater success.


GCSE Geography is a popular option subject with our pupils. The Geography Department is a creative, forward thinking and supportive department, which is committed to raising standards.   We also offer a range of extra-curricular activities to enrich the educational experience of our students. Our Humanities block has recently been rebuilt and furnished to a very high standard and provides an excellent learning environment.


The successful candidate must:


    • Have the ability to teach KS3 and 4 with a proven track record of examination success
    • Be able to lead, manage and set priorities for the development of Geography at both key stages
    • Set high standards within and beyond the department.
    • Be fully responsible for the day to day running of their subject area, line management of staff and strategic long term planning to bring about continued success.
  • Demonstrate a passion for the subject and the ability to engage students with a variety of teaching strategies



We can offer you:

  • A happy, welcoming environment where children enjoy coming to school to learn
  • Friendly, supportive and enthusiastic staff
  • Excellent opportunities to further develop your skills


A full and comprehensive induction programme is followed for all new staff, including those new to the profession.


Emerson Park is a successful and oversubscribed 11-16 Secondary school in the London Borough of Havering. We are set in pleasant surroundings on the edge of the green belt with close proximity to both countryside and central London. We are fortunate to benefit from talented and hardworking staff, supportive parents and committed Governors and enthusiastic pupils. The academy has a traditional ethos and enjoys a good reputation in the area.

Applications can be submitted online by visiting www.haveringschools.jobs and locating this vacancy.


If you wish to discuss the position or arrange a visit to the school please contact the Head’s PA, Mrs Beney. Closing date for applications: Friday, 13th December 2019.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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