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  • Application deadline

    21 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Business studies, Economics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
MPS 1-6/UPS 1-3 (+TLR2b £4,785 pa)

Job summary

Head of Business Studies and Economics

Grade: MPS 1-6/UPS 1-3 (+TLR2b £4,785 pa)

Hours: Permanent, Term Time Only

We wish to appoint a committed, well-qualified and highly effective Head of Business Studies and Economics. The successful candidate must be able to teach Business Studies to GCSE and A Level. The ability to teach Economics to A Level is desirable.

St Robert of Newminster Catholic School & Sixth Form College is part of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust, a family of 5 secondary schools and 32 primary schools from across Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham and Northumberland, in the west of the Diocese. The Trust will expand further and reach a total of 48 schools by 2022.

How to apply:

Application forms and further details are available from our website and the application should be completed online via

Furthermore, if you wish to return a paper application or have any enquires regarding this vacancy, please email us at

Closing Date: Noon, 21st January 2022

Shortlisting: w/c 24th January 2022

Interviews to be held: w/c 31st January 2022

The Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About St Robert of Newminster Catholic School and Sixth Form College

We are a voluntary aided 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school with over 1,600 students on roll. The school serves the Catholic parishes in Washington, Birtley, Penshaw, Houghton and Hetton. It is situated in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. We are part of the Trinity Catholic Multi Academy Trust, along with our five feeder primary schools (St Joseph’s Washington, St Bede’s, St John Boste, Our Lady Queen of Peace and St Michael’s) as well as Cardinal Hume Catholic Secondary School and St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, both in Gateshead.

St Robert’s enjoys an excellent local and regional reputation. Our positive Catholic ethos, integral to all that we do, provides the basis for the highest standards of care, relationships and academic achievement. We are proud of the school’s place within the local community and we provide a caring, inclusive, challenging and supportive environment for young people of all abilities so that they may flourish and achieve excellence. A varied curriculum provides academic success and a wide range of activities, including music, art, drama and sport.
We are committed in our drive to achieve the very best for our students in terms of their learning, achievement, enrichment and their spiritual formation.

School location

Biddick Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 8AF

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