Head of Buiness Studies and Economics (TLR 2:2)

St Mary's Catholic High SchoolDerbyshire

St Mary’s Catholic High School is seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher and leader with a track record for achieving excellent outcomes to the role of Head of Business Studies and Economics in the Sixth Form.

St Mary’s Catholic High School is a popular 11-18 mixed Academy with excellent student behaviour and judged to be ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted October 2012).   This is a wonderful opportunity to join an outstanding school and lead our successful and highly motivated Business Studies & Economics Department at one of the top 20% performing schools for attainment in the country.  Academic results are excellent; consistently achieving above average Progress 8 scores as well as impressive Attainment 8, Ebacc average point scores and outstanding A Level results.

The role would be suitable for someone looking to move into senior middle leadership or build upon their current experience at that level.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Dynamic and innovative; providing professional leadership for the department to ensure high-quality teaching and learning; enhancing further the excellent exam results of the Business Studies & Economics Department.
  • An exceptional classroom practitioner, delivering lessons that motivate and inspire our students to achieve.
  • Able to lead and develop the delivery of Business Studies and Economics at Key Stage 5.
  • Able to introduce Level 3 BTEC Business Studies from September 2022.

Potential candidates would be most welcome to have an informal telephone conversation with the Assistant Headteacher (Quality of Teaching) prior to applying and if you would like to do so, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding.

The Governors are pleased to receive applications from candidates who are not Catholics but who are supportive of our distinctive ethos.

Application packs may be downloaded from the school’s website www.st-maryshigh.derbyshire.sch.uk via the Apply button. Alternatively, please telephone Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA, on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or email rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk 

Closing date: 9.00 am on 24 February 2021

Interviews: w/c 1 March 2021

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we reserve the right to close this position before the date specified above. We therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

The post is offered subject to enhanced disclosure.

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St Mary's Catholic High School


St Mary's Catholic High School
Newbold RoadUpper NewboldChesterfieldDerbyshireS41 8AGUnited Kingdom
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