Oak National Academy

Subject Lead - Geography (part time)

Join Oak National Academy as they are looking for a Subject Lead - Geography (part time)

Responsible to: 

Programme Lead


Curriculum Delivery within Education



Pay point & Market Supplement



£68,054 pro rata


0.6 FTE (flexible arrangements will be considered. Our core working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, to allow effective collaboration time with colleagues).

Line management responsibility: 


Budget responsibility: 


Key external relationships: 

Teachers, Curriculum Partners, subject experts in sector bodies and associations


An enhanced DBS check may be required for this role.


  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of full curriculum packages in Geography.

  • Maintain specialist expertise in Geography and be the authority across Oak and more widely across the sector.

  • Using our programme management and curriculum design approach, and working with our curriculum partners, lead the creation of our Geography full curriculum packages.

  • Establish strong relationships with the Geography subject community.

  • Represent Oak externally at conferences, webinars and subject leadership events, both in-person and online.

  • Manage individual curriculum partner relationships and contract performance management.

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the planning and culture of the organisation.

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required.

  • Deputise for the Curriculum Delivery Manager and take on other general responsibilities as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 5+ years experience of teaching and/or leadership in your subject area.

  • Extensive knowledge of latest research and practice in curriculum design, instruction and assessment in your subject area.

  • Hold qualified teacher status (QTS) with direct experience of teaching in a school/schools in England in Key Stages 1, 2, 3 or 4.

  • Experience of teacher development e.g. Head of Department (Secondary); Subject/Phase Lead (Primary); University PGCE or SCITT mentor/lead.

  • Proven success managing high profile and sensitive senior relationships. 

  • Experience of curriculum design and delivery in both primary and secondary phases (desirable).

The successful candidate will have a desire to contribute in all areas to ensure Oak is successful. You will be comfortable working at pace, with a range of digital systems (including proprietary ones as required) and you will continuously look at ways that the team can keep getting better. You will be excellent at working as part of a remote team, building relationships and managing your time effectively.