Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2018-09-01
Salary: Excellent, Depending on Experience
School Type:
Independent Senior
School Size: 451-1000
School Age Range: 13-19
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Bath Road, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 1PA
Ofsted Ranking: Independent School


Head of Geography

To start September 2018

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, ambitious and well-qualified graduate to the post of Head of Geography at the College.

You will lead a successful department of seven full-time teachers, currently offering AQA GCSE and A level Geography. Your academic credentials will be strong, and you will be capable of teaching Geography at all levels in the College, through to preparation for elite universities.  An outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to inspire pupils and staff, you will be driven to ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the Department is of the highest calibre, and you will, in collaboration with the Department, create and implement effective strategies to achieve your ambitious aims.  A strong leader and a visible presence, you will also be fully conversant with the effective use of ICT to improve learning, planning and administration. You will work closely with, and be responsible for the work of, the Geography Department technician.

Marlborough College is renowned for the breadth and quality of opportunity afforded to our pupils.  You will, therefore, need to demonstrate the intellectual rigour, emotional resilience and energy required to balance teaching commitments with an enthusiastic involvement across the pastoral and co-curricular life of the College community.

If your application is successful, benefits include a generous remuneration package, accommodation, support for continuing development, and membership of a vibrant Common Room.  You will also enjoy living and working in this area of stunning natural beauty and historical significance.

To discover more about Marlborough College, please take a look around this website. For an informal discussion about the role of Head of Geography, please contact Mr Jaideep Barot, Deputy Head (Academic), at

Completed application form, CV and covering letter should be emailed to

Marlborough College aims to be an equal opportunities employer and follows recommended safe recruitment guidelines including enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks.

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About Marlborough College

Marlborough College’s blend of tradition and progression is all about true boarding. Life here is exciting with an insistence upon high academic performance underpinned by artistic and sporting programmes at the highest levels.

The 24/7 nature of the residential programme is the basis to this. Marlborough College, once joined, is not so much a school, but more a way of life. In emphasising achievement and a “sense of service”, learning is seen as a fundamental progression to the future.

From 1843, Marlborough College has produced a long line of Alumnae / Alumni who understand the motto “Deus Dat Incrementum”, is a call to put back what has been gained, with a calm sense of pride in what has meant to become a Marlburian. Individuals matter here, as does team mentality as we prepare our pupils for a complex world. Furthermore, Marlborough College Malaysia, officially opened within the last year, broadens our overall linkage across the globe.