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Head of Geography - Cardinal Newman Catholic School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to internal promotion for the position of Head of Geography.

Cardinal Newman is a popular 11-18 Catholic School and Specialist Arts College, set in the pleasant outskirts of Coventry. The school has an excellent reputation, built on strong, long-standing relationships with the local community and beyond.

We are pleased to be able to offer the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to begin or continue on your leadership journey.  We have a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured.

The school has an excellent reputation, built on strong and longstanding relationships with the local community and beyond. We are a Beacon Peace School and in our recent Section 48 inspection (March 2022) the school was recognised as outstanding. Inspection report comments include:

The successful candidate will have the support of a Senior Leader line manager and a wide range of CPD opportunities.

We are looking to recruit a dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic Head of Geography teacher to join our warm and friendly faculty.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning, as well as the ability to work as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Able to clearly articulate and implement successful strategies for improving student progress.
  • Able to demonstrate experience of developing teachers practice.
  • Ensure the quality of teaching includes excellent learning to engage and motivate students to achieve the best results.
  • Have excellent subject knowledge and be able to deliver an engaging curriculum.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and passion for their subject.
  • Have excellent classroom management and organisation.
  • Willing to work as part of a very successful, supportive and friendly team.
  • Promote the Catholic ethos of the school.
  • Have a proven record across key stages.

Cardinal Newman School can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a well-motivated body of students.
  • Access to high-quality CPD programmes to support and develop teachers and career progression.
  • A vibrant programme of extra-curricular activities, which broaden the experience of our students.
  • A caring ethos with strong international links and a commitment to actively supporting global, national and local charity and fundraising projects.
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation which is values driven and places our students at the centre of everything we do.
  • An attractive teaching load and a friendly, motivated and supportive department.

This post is not open to (NQT;s or ECF)

Completed application forms should be sent to Genna Wheeler, Assistant Business Manager Email: genna.wheeler@cncs.school

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Thursday 19th May 2022

Sandpits Lane, Coventry, CV6 2FR   Tel: 024 76332382   

Main Professional Scale Plus, TLR 2C £6696.00 per annum Full Time – Permanent Required for:  September 2022

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure

Coventry City Council

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