Economics Teacher, Ealing

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William Perkin CofE High SchoolEaling

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an Economics Teacher in a school that offers excellent opportunities for professional development.  William Perkin Church of England High School, an Ofsted outstanding school with a thriving Sixth Form, is one of four Twyford Trust schools and offers exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for talented and energetic teachers who support the ethos of our schools. The school offers comprehensive T&L and CPD opportunities for all teachers. The role is also suitable for NQTs and RQTs.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative teacher and curriculum planner who is looking to support the Economics department in planning and delivering the curriculum, and for monitoring the progress of students.  The new post-holder will contribute to a consistently high quality of teaching and learning in the department, and will support the development of a culture of sharing good practice.  You will be also be committed to the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in Economics.  

The school offers a wide-ranging Economics curriculum including participation in the RES Essay Competition previous participation in the Bank of England’s Target Two Point Zero Competition.  

The new post-holder will be joining a small and successful department within the Social Sciences faculty, whose first set of A-Levels will be taken this summer. 

For more information about the school please see the Trust and school websites, and for more information about this role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach Economics to A Level
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
  • An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
  • An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A commitment to supporting the wider learning opportunities of the Economics department
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school

We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive and lively Leadership Team
  • Opportunity to gain experience within 4 different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at the Twyford Trust by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyford.ealing.sch.uk Please do not submit application s by fax.  

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 29th January 2020

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check 

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.



More about William Perkin CofE High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 8PR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 832 8950
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