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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5



Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS to UPS depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Teacher of Economics to join our dedicated staff team. We welcome applications from specialists who are excited to teach Economics to highly motivated students. *A full-time post is available if you are able to teach another subject for example in humanities or science.

Economics is a popular subject in the Sixth Form where students attain outstanding results in an internationally recognised qualification. Many students go on to study Economics and related courses such as Business, International Relations, Politics and Philosophy at university.

Each year students use the skills and interests developed in Economics to complete extended essays. Recent topics have included: subsidies on heat pumps in Ireland, Hong Kong’s housing market, gender pay gap in banking and the consequences of fast fashion.

There is a vibrant enrichment programme including student-led societies, guest speakers, competitions and visits including the London Financial District.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for someone at any stage of their career at an outstanding school.

Our ECTs benefit from high quality mentoring, a network of ECTs across Kent to engage with, a buddy to help you settle in, a collegiate and supportive staffing body, and a wide variety of professional development opportunities across all aspects of school life. Looking beyond the ECT years, our whole school Professional Development programme supports progress through all stages of teaching and leadership.

We are an International Baccalaureate World School – IB experience is beneficial but not essential as training is provided.  

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to staff wellbeing and offer:

  • 5 Additional INSET days a year

  • No afterschool meetings

  • Staff laptop and dedicated staff work areas

  • Free use of our Fitness suite

  • Staff wellbeing package including winter flu jabs

  • Ample parking

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Active staff community and socials

Commitment to safeguarding

Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Tonbridge Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1131 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01732 365125

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.
TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.
Ofsted rating Outstanding (October 2019)

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