Head of Business Studies and Economics

Gumley House RC Convent School, FCJ, Isleworth, TW7 6XF

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  • Start date details

    After February Half term

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLE 2a (£2,914)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint and excellent Head of Business Studies and Economics to facilitate and encourage learning that enables students to achieve high standards; to share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all students; to support the school’s distinctive Catholic mission and FCJ ethos. The successful applicant should have a broad based subject knowledge in order to teach Business Studies and Economics both at GCSE and A level.

What the school offers its staff

Gumley is a vibrant learning community where students and staff learn and thrive together. The ethos of academic excellence and whole person development prepares our students to confidently achieve their education and career aspirations in the global world. Vision and innovation form our central pillar of learning. We embedded Mandarin in our curriculum in 2008 resulting in ‘Confucius Classroom’ accreditation and provision of Mandarin teaching to support primary schools. The forward looking MFL department also teaches Spanish, French and Italian.

Our students are provided with a broad and balanced curriculum which recognises the importance of creativity and the arts as well as making sure that maths and science are taught by well qualified specialist teachers.

As an oversubscribed non-selective girls school at KS3 and KS4 we have a wide catchment area with girls coming from 70 primary schools across west London. There are 52 ethnic groups represented in the school and 67 languages other than English. Our students are supported by an outstanding pastoral team led by one of our Assistant Headteachers who work with Heads of Year, Pastoral Managers and School Counsellors to provide a safe environment for all to flourish.

Gumley is situated on a beautiful site with excellent facilities. This creates a peaceful uncrowded environment in which our students are encouraged to live by our motto: ‘Vive ut Vivas’ - ‘Live that you may have Life’ and grow into their best self.

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About Gumley House RC Convent School, FCJ

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1125 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 568 8692

With 180 years of experience in Catholic education, established by Marie Madeleine D’Houet in 1841, Gumley has continued to flourish as a FCJ centre of educational excellence. Building on these strong foundations, we combine the best of experience with innovation. Our academically ambitious curriculum, delivered by highly motivated, committed and professionally focussed staff help provide the challenge, support and inspiration each girl needs to flourish. Our long standing and established international profile and links with industry leaders provide students with unique opportunities to develop their understanding of the wider world, these include visits to China, India, Kenya and the USA, as well as those closer to home such as Iceland, Lille, Lourdes, Rome, Paris and Valencia. Students achieve greater cultural empathy through these experiences that are also often, life changing for them. High standards and expectations are promoted throughout each aspect of school life, where every opportunity is taken to praise, celebrate, reward and take pride in all that we do, this coupled with our clearly expressed core values, immersed in the FCJ traditions support our long term aspirations for each students success in later life.

Arranging a visit to Gumley House RC Convent School, FCJ

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dgodwin@gumleyhouse.com.

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