Head of Business and Economics, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Hammersmith AcademyHammersmith and Fulham

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS - TLR2B - £4,813
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Hammersmith Academy is an innovative 11-18 mixed, non-denominational academy situated in the heart of the West London community.   We are passionate about raising standards and our approach to learning reflects this.

With an OFSTED rating of Good, “Staff describe the school as a "dynamic" and "energising" place to work and pupils share this view" - OFSTED 2017

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Business and Economics to deliver outstanding teaching and learning.  The successful candidate will join/lead a collaborative and dedicated team who are committed to instilling our students with a passion for Business and Economics.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be a passionate teacher of Business and Economics and have a genuine belief in the potential of every student

• be committed to Hammersmith Academy's ethos of high expectations and going the extra mile

• have excellent subject knowledge and a proven ability to raise standards in classrooms

• have experience of teaching at A-Level

• be a confident and established leader and/or be seeking promotion with strong leadership potential

Hammersmith Academy offers:

• a bespoke CPD program for all staff and exciting career opportunities 

• excellent pastoral care 

• an excellent reputation in the local community 

• a dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff 

• first-class facilities and resources 

• a comprehensive staff benefits package including free daily lunch 

• aspirational and hardworking students

• strong parental engagement 

We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm.  We are very happy to discuss the role informally and visits to the school are welcome. 

For further details visit our website www.hammersmithacademy.org to download an application form.

Closing Date: Friday, 24th January 2020 at 9.00am

Interviews:        Week beginning 27th January 2020 – date to be confirmed

Candidates may be invited for interview upon receipt of a completed Application Form prior to the closing date.  Early application is therefore advised.

Hammersmith Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.

Hammersmith Academy is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of gender, race, age, disability or marital status.

Please note that, as part of Hammersmith Academy’s Green approach and our commitment to reducing the impact of vehicular access to the Academy on the local and global environment, there is very limited parking and all staff are therefore encouraged to travel to work by public transport.

More about Hammersmith Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 25 Cathnor Road, London, W12 9JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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Hammersmith Academy is a non-denominational, all-ability, co-educational secondary school for 11-18 year olds.

Our Vision 

To develop highly qualified, aspirational young adults who make outstanding progress and as active citizens take a lead w...