Head of Business and Economics

Croydon, London
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Date Posted:11 Jun 2021
  1. Business / Economics
Competitive
  1. Permanent

Head of Business and Economics

Croydon, London

Head of Business and Economics

Grade: UQ/NQT/MPS/UPS

Permanent

September 2021

Tradewind Recruitment are seeking to appoint a highly skilled, experienced qualified teacher as Head of Business and Economics, supporting with departmental leadership. Committed to raising achievement in the subject area, they will give students the skills to succeed across the curriculum. The role is based at an outstanding 11-18 academy near Croydon and will commence in September 2021. This is a full-time, permanent role.

The Business and Economics department offers a range of courses from Key Stage 4-5, which include A Level Business, Economics, GCSE Business and a range of vocational courses. 230 students study business subjects at Key Stage 4, and 150 at Key Stage 5.

The Business Department is a vibrant and highly successful area of the academy. Student recruitment numbers have grown rapidly over the last few years now incorporates almost half of the school. The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included trips to Thorpe Park, Disneyland Paris and Barcelona as well as visits to universities and Young Enterprise. The department has also enjoyed success in a number of external competitions including Bank of England Target 2.0, the Stock Market Challenge held by the local University and the Marketing Challenge held by the Council.

What the school can offer:

  • The school has a great record of developing NQTs, training over 30 student teachers each Excellent results with 79% of students achieving A*-C in English and Maths; they are also in the top 10% of all schools for their Progress 8 Score
  • A vibrant, flourishing Post 16 Centre of 580 students, with many A Level classes
  • Friendly, dynamic and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Excellent CPD programmes, collaboration with other schools, personalised coaching and an outstanding record of career progression
  • Excellent modern facilities and interactive technology in a well-resourced, new school, with a new KS3 building opening in 2018

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Be a Teacher of Business Studies and Economics who holds QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Have excellent knowledge of the Business Studies and Economics curriculum.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact David at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450 or email David.durham@twrecruitment.com

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

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