Cardinal Heenan

Cardinal Heenan

Catholic High School


Teacher of Geography

Scale: MPS/UPS

Part Time Post (0.5 FTE) – Permanent starting 1 September 2022


Governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join our high achieving school as a Teacher of Geography. If you have a natural passion and enthusiasm for geography and a strong desire to help all students reach their full potential, then we would like to hear from you.

Alongside a track record of excellent academic achievement in geography, the department provides a supportive learning environment committed to developing pupils’ aspiration in achieving their full academic and personal potential. You will be joining a committed team of geography specialists that strives for creativity and commitment to strong teaching and learning of geography.

The department ensures that the aims of the curriculum are embedded throughout the key stages so that students learn to love geography and gain an appreciation of the influence that this exciting subject has on our ever-changing world. Geography is an incredibly popular subject in Key Stage 4 where our students thrive on the depth and breadth of their new learning opportunities

What makes us such a happy school is the way that we work together to maximise the opportunities for self-development for pupils and staff. Our community is built around three fundamental principles: Be kind, Do your best, Follow the rules. Our pupils are inspired by great teaching and support, encouraged to try and supported to the highest levels of educational achievement.

We are eager to hear from you if you are:
• An excellent practitioner who believes that all students can achieve.
• Able to excel in an environment where students genuinely enjoy school and have a love of learning.
• Ambitious for yourself and our students, and able to thrive in our supportive, collaborative environment.
• Passionate about teaching and promoting Geography.

We will offer you a school that:
• Will encourage and support you in our journey to ‘Outstanding’.
• Works collaboratively, is willing to try new ideas & appreciates change when the intended impact is clear.
• Is committed to CPD and preparing teachers for future opportunities that come their way.

Further details and our Catholic Education Service application form is available below. If you would like any further information about the role or department, please email

Please note that covering letters are not required and will not be used as part of the shortlisting or selection process. There is a section of the application form where candidates can offer further information to support their application. This can take the form of a letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Closing date: Monday 16 May at 9:00am.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, hence all appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

 Candidate Letter.pdfDownload
 Teacher Application Form.docxDownload
 Teacher of Geography Job Description.pdfDownload
 Teacher of Geography Person Specification.pdfDownload
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