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Subject Lead for Geography

MPS + TLR 2a

The School
Alcester Academy is a highly successful 11-16 school with 610 students currently on roll. Alcester is located between Studley and Stratford-Upon-Avon. The school has an excellent reputation based on examination results, a progressive approach to educational development and a strong sense of community. At our last inspection, Ofsted judged us good with a view to returning very soon in order to re-assess this decision towards an outstanding judgement. The schools’ overall Progress 8 score for 2019 was 0.77, which once again places us as one of the top performing non selective schools in Warwickshire, and in the top 5% nationally.

Further details about the school can be found on our website, including our current curriculum information. Our Twitter feed (@AlcesterAcademy) is another excellent source for a feel of the school.

EBacc at Alcester Academy
Students and staff at Alcester Academy are a delight to work alongside. As Subject Lead for Geography you would have strategic leadership of Geography. All of the Humanities subjects appear as GCSE options at key stage four. There is an increase in student uptake of the EBacc at Alcester Academy and this is a future development area that is a focus. Student outcomes in many of these areas are strong and this needs to be sustained over time.

The Post
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong middle leader with a proven track record of exemplary student outcomes. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of effective leadership and management in a Middle Leadership position, and a willingness to contribute to the whole staff team. Flexibility and the ability to innovate are desirable qualities, along with energy and capacity for hard work. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of what effective Teaching & Learning looks like for children of all abilities and be committed to enable all students to access the curriculum in order to fulfil their academic potential. They will be able to engage and enthuse students of all aptitudes. Resilience and drive are desirable qualities in order to ensure that students at Alcester Academy are provided with the very best life opportunities possible.

Subject Lead for Geography Job Specification

The Application Process
Please complete the application form. A written statement in support of your application will be accepted but we do not consider CVs.

The application deadline is 12 noon on Monday 3rd February 2020.

Interviews will take place on Friday 7th February 2020.

We reserve the right to follow up references provided in person.

If you have any questions with regard to this vacancy or wish to visit the school, please contact admin@alcesteracademy.org.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.

Alcester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

Examination Invigilators

We are currently seeking a reliable person to join our team of invigilators to assist in the conduct of all internal and external examinations at the academy. Experience is not necessary as full training will be given. £10.08 per hour, claimed monthly.

The ability to work in a team, under direction, and to communicate effectively are essential.

Invigilators will be required to conduct examinations in accordance with the JCQ and the school’s regulations and will play a key role in upholding the integrity of the examination process.

Alcester Academy runs the following examination series throughout each academic year and would expect flexible availability during these times:
First 2 weeks in December
February
Mid April to end of June

Exam Invigilator Advert
Exam Invigilator Job Description

Closing date for applications - Monday 20th January 2020

Interviews will be held during week commencing Monday 27th January 2020

Alcester Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.