Teacher of Economics, Barking and Dagenham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Riverside SchoolBarking and Dagenham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS £29,664 - £40,372 or UPS £44,489 - £48,244 (Inner London) - dependent on experience.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Why apply to be a Teacher of Economics at Riverside School?

Riverside School opened in September 2012, we have now moved into our new state-of the-art £45m building on the north bank of the Thames with 950 students from Year 7 to 13 in 2018; we will grow to approximately 2000 over the next 5 years, including a large sixth form. This is a great career opportunity to be part of a new and expanding school. It really is a very special place to work and pre-application visits are welcomed.

Our relentless focus on teaching and learning and developing great teachers and leaders is our number one priority. Weekly one-to-one tailored coaching sessions, termly lesson study and a generous time allocation to planning means our teachers are both motivated and highly talented. There is a real sense of passion and determination that students and staff bring to all that they do, making Riverside School a superb place both to learn and to work.

Riverside School achieved a P8 score of +0.92 and is the highest performing school in Barking and Dagenham on all key government measures. We pride ourselves on consistency and academic rigour to enable social mobility.

We are looking to appoint an innovative and conscientious Teacher of Economics with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to teach KS5 Economics in our highly successful and collaborative department. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have a passion for Economics evident in their day to day teaching. 
  • Show evidence of being, or having the potential to be, an outstanding teacher in the classroom. 
  • Contribute and show commitment to our innovative and forward thinking department.
  • Contribute to intervention programmes. 
  • Play a full and active role in the life of the school. 
  • Be a reflective practitioner with focusses on continuous learning and development of practice. 
  • Want to make a real difference to the lives of all young people

In return, we can offer you:

  • A cohesive team of people who believe in working collaboratively; sharing ideas and supporting each other.
  • The opportunity to further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies to ensure students achieve excellence. 
  • Participation in lesson study to provide an opportunity for collaborative planning and the detailed and evaluative analysis of specific pedagogical foci.
  • The chance to join a growing school with further opportunities for progression as the school reaches capacity.
  • Unrivalled CPDL opportunities to further develop your skills as a classroom practitioner and to develop leadership skills as you progress.
  • Spacious well-equipped classrooms.

If you share in our commitment to achieve excellence for all, we want to hear from you. 

To find out more about our school please visit http://secondary.riversidecampus.com/. 

Visits to the school before application are welcomed.

Please contact Headteacher: Andrew Roberts, on 020 3946 5888 or email riverside@riverside.bardaglea.org.uk

Location: Riverside School, Renwick Road, Barking, IG11 0FU 

Closing Date: 12 noon on 24th April 2019

Start Date: July or September 2019

Salary: MPS £29,664 - £40,372 or UPS £44,489 - £48,244 (Inner London) - dependent on experience. 

Riverside School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Riverside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Renwick Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 0FU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 203 946 5888
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Riverside School is a mixed, non-denominational secondary school with a sixth form. It is an academy located in Barking, Greater London.

Riverside opened as a new provision in September 2013, it currently has 750 students on roll and will eventually ...