Curriculum Leader for Geography


  • NOR: 1250 | 325 in 6th Form
  • MPS/UPS + TLR 2c (£7,847)

Our school is a very highly regarded and heavily oversubscribed comprehensive school. We have a strong community ethos and we are committed to ensuring the best learning opportunities and experiences for all students. The Geography department is a collegiate department, which has a record of excellent examination results, well above national averages, securing the following outcomes in 2023:

  • At GCSE, 80% of students secured a pass at Grade 5 and above
  • At A level, 85% of students secured a grade A*- C

The governors are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and talented individual to lead an enthusiastic team of teachers to support the achievement of outstanding curriculum opportunities and outcomes for our students.

We require:

  • An enthusiastic and passionate teacher able to teach across all key stages;
  • A candidate who can provide high quality leadership across a team, working collaboratively in delivering an outstanding curriculum for our students;
  • A clear vision of how the Geography department can develop further;
  • A commitment to high quality, creative teaching and learning supported by excellent planning and assessment;
  • A collegiate approach and a commitment to working as a member of a team;
  • A commitment to the development of the whole person.

We will offer:

  • An outstanding opportunity to be part of a successful Geography Department;
  • A friendly, vibrant and caring school where Geography is a popular subject at KS5;
  • An enterprising and ‘can do’ ethos where innovation and risk taking are encouraged;
  • A strong commitment to leadership CPD and a very supportive induction programme.


Finchley Catholic High School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as such all candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications from non-Catholics who are willing to support the values and ethos of a Catholic school are warmly invited.

Application deadline: Midday on Friday 19th April 2024. 

Please note, we reserve the right to interview suitably qualified and talented candidates in advance of the deadline.

Candidates wishing to visit the school are welcome to do so by appointment. 
A completed application form should be returned to the Headteacher, Niamh Arnull, at