Economics and Politics Teacher, Wimbledon

Closing date:

Wimbledon High SchoolWimbledon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity to teach two successful and popular subject choices at one of the country’s leading girls’ schools.

As a Teacher of Economics and Politics, you will contribute to providing an excellent education for many of our bright girls who are studying Economics and Politics at A Level.

If you are a well-qualified graduate in Economics and/or Politics or a related discipline with the ability to teach at A level and beyond we would be delighted to hear from you. (We also welcome NQT applications).

Economics and Politics at Wimbledon High School:

Economics is taught as a sixth form subject at Wimbledon High School and has grown rapidly over the last few years. Traditionally, results have been good and students very much enjoy the subject. 

In the Politics Department at Wimbledon High School, we strive to engage our highly able students intellectually by balancing academic rigour with a fun and varied approach to teaching.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel      season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

The closing date is 9am Thursday 15 March 2018.

Interviews are scheduled for Monday 26 March 2018.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Wimbledon High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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Wimbledon High is well-known as an academic school, and our results speak for themselves. Yet it is our firm belief that school should be fun, that girls should have the opportunity to engage in all aspects of school life, within a busy, happy commun...