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Head of A Level Business & Economics

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

The Role

The College requires a full-time Head of A Level Business & Economics to oversee the leadership and management of the department within the College.  We are looking for an inspiring and dynamic candidate, with a passion for business and economics to join our successful and growing College.  The successful candidate must be able to teach A Level Economics.  This is an exciting time to join  our rapidly expanding, successful College.

Applications from Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.  We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The Department

The Business Department is a vibrant and highly successful area of the College.  Student recruitment numbers have grown rapidly over the last few years now incorporates almost half of the College.  The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included trips to Thorpe Park, Disneyland Paris and Barcelona as well as visits to universities and Young Enterprise. The department has also enjoyed success in a number of external competitions including Bank of England Target 2.0, the Stock Market Challenge held by Reading University and the Marketing Challenge held by Surrey County Council.

As a direct result of the growth in student numbers, the department was split into two separate areas for A Level courses and Vocational courses. Our students value the support the department offers including regular study support workshops, the Easter revision conference and the personalised support and target setting.

A significant number of our students go on to study business-related courses at university and return to the college to keep in touch as well as providing guidance and support to students aspiring to higher education.

Application Information:

Salary:  Up to £45,521 per annum depending on experience, plus £1,081 fringe allowance.

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 21 May 2021

Interviews: to be held  on Tuesday 25 May 2021

Start date:  26 August 2021

To Apply:  Please download the Head of A Level Business & Economics Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email:    Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL. Website:

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2020 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website.

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