Second in Humanities - Geography Specialist

Second in Humanities – Geography Specialist

Yewlands Academy

Required for January 2022 (or sooner)

‘The Trust is passionate in its vision for pupils. The Trust demonstrates a clear capacity to provide appropriate support in terms of leadership, finance and staffing, as well as challenges leaders to provide the highest achievement possible.’

Ofsted 2017

Our opportunity:
We wish to appoint an exceptional Geography specialist, as second in humanities, to support the further development and improvement of the subject area within Yewlands Academy. We welcome applications from established or aspiring leaders. It goes without saying that we will support you, develop you and above all welcome you into our ambitious team and rapidly improving school.

We are looking for a someone who:
• Has a proven record of success with students in geography
• Has the ability to consult, devise, communicate, implement, monitor and evaluate improvement with a relentless focus on student outcomes
• Has an ability to lead and aspire others
• Is a talented professional who wants to provide every student with a great education and real choices in life, regardless of their background
• Is enthusiastic and has passion for the geography curriculum and the potential of every student
• Has vision, drive and flair as you join our supportive and forward-thinking staff team
• Has a genuine commitment to making a positive contribution to Yewlands Academy and its community

The role will focus upon:
1. The quality of teaching and learning
2. Assessment and monitoring of performance
3. The curriculum at Key Stage 3 & 4; transition and outcomes for students
4. The professional development of staff
5. Capturing and sharing best practice with colleagues

We can offer:
• A hardworking and enthusiastic humanities department
• An excellent learning environment with outstanding facilities
• Fantastic students
• High quality leadership development and support
• Opportunities to work with colleagues across an ambitious and forward-thinking 2-18+ Sheffield Trust
• A chance to make a real difference to the lives of children

We welcome contact from anyone considering applying to Yewlands to meet the outstanding student body. If you do want to find out more please arrange an informal chat with our Principal, Mr Andy Kelly, by email To request an information pack please contact Brigantia Human Resources, by email

Brigantia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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Closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 18th October 2021