Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale plus TLR2a

Full Time, Permanent, Required to start in September 2022

  • Are you an outstanding practitioner who is ready to take on greater challenge and responsibility?
  • Do you have energy, commitment, vision and the ability to motivate and coach teaching colleagues to perform to the very best of their ability?
  • We are a dynamic, supportive workplace situated in the heart of rural Cornwall approximately 10 miles between Newquay on the north coast and beautiful St Austell Bay on the south coast. 

As Subject Leader for Geography you will be a leader as well as a manager.  Leading with imagination and persistence, you will create a department team with a shared sense of loyalty, enjoyment and pride in their professional development and the ability to deliver the school’s core purpose.  You will have the responsibility to lead and manage staff and all aspects of the department, so that any student learning their subject does so in a structured, engaging way and becomes a confident, successful learner who will thrive in a changing world.  We offer an energising and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.  We have an excellent programme of CPD as part the largest multi-academy trust in Cornwall, and opportunities to develop leadership and management skills.  This is a unique opportunity to contribute to shaping our Humanities Department.

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s china clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16.  We aspire to be a truly outstanding school, delivering the very best educational opportunities, nurturing academic excellence, and fostering ambition in every one of our students.  Brannel School is part of the Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools across Mid-Cornwall from Newquay to St Austell.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below. Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:    Thursday 21st April 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 25th April 2022       

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974