Head of Economics and Business Studies Hinchley Wood School, Esher, Surrey

Job description

London Fringe TLR 2.2 (£4,529 p.a. 2019. Salary and TLR 2019/20 uplift pending)

If you are passionate about your subject, with the ability, desire and enthusiasm to lead a small, thriving department, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a talented, highly motivated practitioner looking to progress to the next stage in their career in a supportive school.

Examination results for both Economics and Business Studies are well above national averages and are expected to continue on an upward trend. Please refer to the application pack for further information.

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,350 students on roll including 270 in our 6th form. Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.
In 2019 our Progress 8 score of +0.78 put us in the top 5% of schools nationally, and we are in the 150 top performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs. Our 6th Form value added score of +0.28 also puts us in the top 150 schools nationally.

In view of the short turnaround we would welcome and encourage early contact and interest and reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

Please call Heather Morey on 0208 398 7161 or via email: hmorey@hinchleywoodschool.co.uk Application packs are available from our website: http://www.hinchleywoodschool.co.uk/243/vacancies

Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree in subject and teacher training qualification.

Essential qualifications

Evidence of continuing professional development

Essential skills and experience

This role is suitable for an experienced practitioner and aspiring leader looking for the next stage in their career

Employee benefits

The role is suitable for an experienced practitioner. We offer:
• a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale);
• Two week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period;
• Friday afternoon non-contact time;
• Priority admissions criteria for children of staff (see application pack);
• interest free travel/relocation loan;
• on site gym; and
• professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.

About Hinchley Wood School

We are committed to securing the very best for all our students at Hinchley Wood School and in doing so, teaching them the five values that lie at the heart of everything we do; enthusiasm and a determination to succeed even when the going gets tough; confidence to ask for help when students need it and to work independently when they don’t; consideration and respect for each and every member of our school and local community. The last school Ofsted Inspection said “Hinchley Wood is an outstanding school………Students work exceptionally well together in this harmonious and cohesive community and achieve excellent outcomes.”

Claygate Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ
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