Head of Geography (Maternity Cover)

Competitive salary plus benefits

GDST Grade ML2

From September 2020


The role:

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Head of Geography with a passion for teaching and learning to lead this thriving department within one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls.

Reporting to the Head of Humanities, the post holder will teach Geography up to Year 13 and have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of the department.  This would include ensuring that high standards of teaching and learning are delivered and that the curriculum is managed and developed in accordance with school policy.

A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.


About the School:

Nottingham Girls’ High School is a forward-looking school, offering a strong professional development programme, excellent facilities and ICT resources and a friendly and supportive working environment.



As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:


  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment


For further details please visit the Nottingham Girls High School’s website.


Closing date: 9.00 am 2 March


Interviews:  Week commencing 16 March


For further information, contact the HR Officer on 0115 941 7663.  No agencies please.


Nottingham Girls High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.