Head of Business and Economics, Essex

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Boswells SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £40,490 per year (UPS + TLR 2B £4653)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Business and Economic

TLR 2b £4,653

(For an exceptional candidate we will consider paying an additional recruitment/retention allowance)

Required for start in September 2020

The Boswells School is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Business and Economics. The role involves working with our Head of Computing, Business and Economics Faculty to co-ordinate all aspects of our Business and Economics provision at Key Stages 4 and 5. The successful candidate will also be expected to deliver high quality lessons to complement an already strong team. Within our provision, we offer GCSE Business Studies and WJEC Retail Business at Key Stage 4 and both A-level Business and A-level Economics at Key Stage 5. 

Our results at GCSE were excellent in 2019, with 83% of our students achieving a 9-4 grade in GCSE Business Studies and 92% of students achieving a level 2 merit or above at Retail Business. Our performance at A Level was also very successful with Business achieving 53% A*-B grades and 95% A*-C grades. Economics achieved 46% A*-B grades and 92% A*-C grades. All of the subjects at Key Stage 4 and 5 are extremely popular.

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development and well-being of staff. 

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. The school has a long standing reputation for achieving high levels of academic excellence and was judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas by OFSTED in February 2017. This role is crucial to the continued progress of the school towards outstanding.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 16th March and interviews will take place shortly after.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

• Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

• The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment. 

 This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

More about The Boswells School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Burnham Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 6LY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1245 264 451
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