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Teacher of Economics

Reading Blue Coat SchoolReading

Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 785 pupils; 705 boys aged 11 – 18 and a further 80 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The School is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading.

The School employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. The School provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical and creative potential.

An enthusiastic and inspiring Economics teacher with outstanding subject knowledge is required from September 2021 in this excellent department. You will teach the A Level Edexcel syllabus.

The successful candidate will have energy, drive and great ideas, whether as an experienced teacher of Economics, or an able NQT who can to meet the demands of a thriving department and ambitious pupils.

It will be an advantage if you can also teach on our Business A Level course.

Applications are welcome from those seeking part time or full time roles.

Our teachers seek to encourage both class and individual study beyond the requirements of the curriculum.  

You will be expected to contribute to the co-curricular offerings of the department and the wider life of the School, to which your energy, warmth and pastoral instincts will lend themselves.  

The School provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach, and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team. 

Reading Blue Coat School has been frequently recognised by the Daily Telegraph as one of the top ten independent schools offering the best value in the UK.

Rented single room accommodation during the first year of employment may be available on campus if required.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: or contact the Human Resources Manager, on 0118 933 5813 or email:

Closing date: 9am, Friday 9 April 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week of 19 April 2021.

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must already have the right to work in the UK. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

Registered charity number 1087839 • No agencies, please

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