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Head of Geography (Peacehaven Community School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/22928
  • Published: Fri 08/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £25,715 to £41,604 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Peacehaven

Job introduction

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time

Salary details: A TLR 2 allowance of £7,017 per annum is attached to this role

Closing date: Thursday 19th May 2022, noon
Interview date: 25th May 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Peacehaven Community School
Greenwich Way
Peacehaven
East Sussex
BN10 8RB

Phone:        01273 581100
Email:         pcs-enquiries@swale.at 
Website:     phcs.org.uk 


Please note, we do not accept CVs.

About the role

Head of Geography - Peacehaven Community School

Full time, permanent

Peacehaven Community School is seeking to recruit an excellent Head of Geography practitioner looking for an exciting Teaching and Learning responsibility leading our forward-thinking Geography Department.

You may be an ambitious teacher seeking your first TLR, or you may already be a successful Middle Leader. We believe in developing the capacity of our staff and the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to participate in CPD that will enhance knowledge and support growth.

We are particularly interested in employing a candidate who has a strong, forward looking vision for the Geography curriculum. 

The candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become an exceptional leader
  • Have a clear vision of how to improve standards in Geography
  • Have the ability to teach and lead across both Key Stages 3 & 4
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues
  • Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused, and committed to transforming student outcomes

This could be your opportunity to make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this inclusive community.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant school on the south coast, near Brighton. Life at PCS does not stand still and we constantly seek innovative ways to improve standards.

You will have the ability to motivate and inspire students and will be relentless in the pursuit of the highest standards of progress for every student, regardless of their ability.

PCS is a happy, stimulating place to work and you will be joining a hard-working and dynamic staff team, who are supportive of one another and have a ‘can-do’ approach to challenges. We are no ordinary school and believe nothing is impossible!

We pride ourselves on our excellent induction programme. We provide constant, high quality CPD and all staff are passionate about sharing good practice.

We are unable to accept CVs as applications. Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. 

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Peacehaven Community School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete a DBS check and the post will be offered only on receipt of two good references.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Mark Hughes for an informal discussion, mark.hughes@swale.at and 01273 581100

Completed applications should be sent to pcs-recruitment@swale.at or by post to Peacehaven Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven BN10 8RB Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/22928
  • Published: Fri 08/04/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 19/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5
  • Salary: £25,715 to £41,604 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Peacehaven

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