Head of Geography

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Middle Leadership
Weston Favell Academy (Northampton)
MPR/UPR + TLR 2D (£6,341)

Weston Favell Academy 11 – 19

Booth Lane South, Northampton NN3 3EZ

Interviews to take place w/c 11th March 2019

Required from Easter 2019 

We are looking for a high quality professional who has the highest expectations of themselves and our pupils. If you provide high quality teaching and have a natural enthusiasm for improving the life chances of our children then this could be the role for you. 

About the Role

You will be passionate about geography and about building on pupils’ problem solving, communication, negotiation, leadership and decision making skills. You will be expected to ensure, through leading effective teaching and learning, that all pupils are inspired to achieve outstanding progress. 

About You

In recruiting for the Head of Geography role, we are seeking the following from applicants:

  • A passion for your specialism
  • A growth mind-set
  • High standards of professionalism
  • A courteous manner
  • Record of high quality teaching
  • The potential to be an exceptional leader 

The successful candidate will join an inspirational and passionate team of geography teachers.

About Us

Weston Favell Academy is making substantial improvements in all areas and we are investing heavily in our staffing structure to continue this momentum.  We are a supportive team, committed to ensuring that our learners fulfil their potential despite any barriers they may face. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join our team. 

Located on the outskirts of Northampton, we are situated in a great part of the country. Northampton has a £20billion economy and sits at the heart of one of four designated growth areas in England, with big plans for housing and the economy. With plenty of countryside on the doorstep, it’s surprising that it’s only an hour away from London. 

In Return

Working for the GAT, you can be assured that you will be contributing to helping support our mission to enable every child to do their best.  All our academies work collaboratively together to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth. 

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Principal, on 01604 402121 or email wfa-recruitment@westonfavellacademy.org 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulation.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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