Head of Economics, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Spring Term 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive, but will depend on your skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Head of Economics

From January 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and confident teacher of Economics to teach A level and IB in the Sixth Form.  You will be expected to contribute fully to the teaching and learning of all students in an enthusiastic and accessible way.  This role would ideally suit a teacher who is looking for a rewarding opportunity as their first Head of Department role or a more experienced Head of Department looking for a new challenge.  A willingness to participate in extra-curricular activities is expected.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.  Accommodation may be available.

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to apply@leightonpark.com. If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 9th September

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.




More about Leighton Park School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...