Head of Business Studies, Economics and Law

Whitmore High School, Harrow, HA2 0AD

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

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Main Pay Range 1 £29,915 to Upper Pay Scale 3 £45,766 (full-time equivalent) + TLR 2C (£7,013)

Head of Business Studies, Economics and Law job summary

Are you passionate about teaching and leading Business Studies, Economics & Law in an innovative and forward thinking school? We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Head of Department in our well-established department. Someone with a real passion for their subject who will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum which enables all students to reach their potential.

Come and join us at Whitmore High School where we genuinely invest and develop our staff because we believe exceptional teachers transform students’ lives!

The successful candidate will:
• Lead, manage, develop and be accountable for the subject team and the curriculum in KS3, KS4 & KS5
• Be responsible for the strategic direction and development of the subject, teaching and learning, leading and managing staff, pupil progress and standards of achievement and the efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources
• Be a well-qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge who delivers effective and high quality learning experiences to all of our students with the ability to teach to A Level
• Be an influential teacher who is committed to getting the best outcomes for the students in our school
• Be committed to equal opportunities for all and to the safeguarding and welfare of young people

Additional allowances

• State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities 
• Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career 
• ECF teacher programme with dedicated mentor 
• You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school 
• Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities 
• Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc. 
• Free annual flu jab 
• Free use of the on-site gym 
• Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme 

Applying for the job

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1713 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Please view our school website for further details on the school. OFSTED graded outstanding in all areas and commented “Students have outstanding attitudes to learning and take pride in their work”. Our students are happy, well behaved and make excellent progress.

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment. A copy of our child protection policy can be found on the school website. All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and pre-employment checks. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, this post is listed as an exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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