Head of Business and Economics, Gloucestershire

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Cheltenham CollegeGloucestershire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Based on College's on pay scale, plus extra responsibility allowance for Head of Department
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

For September 2020, College is seeking a well-qualified and experienced teacher to lead this key department. 

At College, students study the AQA A Level specifications for Economics and for Business and both subjects are among the most popular at A Level; related degree courses are the most popular choices for university applications amongst College leavers. Knowledge and experience of BTEC Business, in addition to A Level, would be desirable.

As a Head of Department, the successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher with strong leadership and team management skills. The postholder will be responsible for establishing a vision for Business and Economics in the academic life of the College and be capable of developing strong links with schools in the community, along with the development of outreach partnerships.

Applicants must be willing to contribute to the co-curricular life of the College. The College has its own salary scale. 

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org  

Closing date for applications is 9am prompt on Thursday, 5 December 2019. 

Interviews: To take place in the week commencing 9 December (most likely Wednesday, 11 December).

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.

More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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