Head of Economics and Business, Reading

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Pangbourne CollegeReading

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit an inspiring teacher of Economics and Business to head up our very successful department. Typically, over half of the 6th Form cohort will choose these subjects. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner and bring passion and enthusiasm to the role, along with the ability to teach proactive and focused lessons at KS4 for Business and KS5 for Economics and Business. You will hold a relevant degree and teaching qualification along with the desire and dedication to ensure high standards of pupil progression and attainment. 

The successful candidate must have the ability to put economics and business theory into a context that is understood and to communicate ideas in a variety of ways. Possession of up-to-date subject knowledge is essential, including a wide knowledge of current economic and business events. 

As Head of Department, you will have strong people and administration skills to provide strategic direction and development of Economics and Business within the College, cultivating teaching and learning by ensuring high expectations of staff and pupils within a happy and purposeful environment. We welcome applications from candidates in either the state or independent sectors.

We offer excellent working conditions set in beautiful grounds. Our salary package will recognise your experience, qualifications and commitment. You will be expected to fully contribute to the wider life of the College.

For further information and an application pack, please visit our website www.pangbourne.com/vacancies 

Applications should be sent to recruitment@pangbourne.com and must be received by 12:00 midday on 14th January 2019. Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date.

In line with our recruitment policy and for the protection of our pupils, you will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and employment reference checks. 

Pangbourne College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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More about Pangbourne College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 8LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 984 2101
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