SGSAT Head of Geography

The Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

This is an exciting time to join SGS Forest High School in Cinderford, becoming part of what Ofsted describes as “a skilled and well-motivated staff team” whose “morale is high”.

SGS Forest is undergoing a rapid transformation, to become the secondary school that our fantastic young people deserve.  As part of that, we are looking for a talented and committed Head of Geography.

The successful candidate will bring plenty of curriculum expertise, but will also be willing to grow and develop with excellent support.  This is a great opportunity for a geographer looking for their first leadership role or for one who is keen to become a senior leader in the next couple of years.

Visits from potential candidates prior to application are welcomed and encouraged.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsors SGS Forest High School as part of its Multi-Academy Trust, SGSAT.  SGS’s size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.   SGSAT and SGS Forest High School are passionate about and committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We welcome applications from all parts of the community we are an equal opportunities employer.

SGSAT staff enjoy access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme, discounted shopping benefits and a wide variety of health and wellbeing resources.

  • Closing Date: midnight on Sunday 15th October
  • Interview Date: Friday 20th October

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.  As part of safer recruitment, we will contact referees upon receipt of applications.

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Date Posted: 11/10/2023

Deadline for applications: 15/10/2023

Location: SGS Forest High School, Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ

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