Head of Business Studies and Economics, Essex

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St Mark's West Essex Catholic SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2B (£4531, including Outer Fringe allowance)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Both Business Studies and Economics are highly popular subjects at St Mark’s, attracting high numbers at GCSE and A Level. However, we are not complacent - working with a team of passionate and dedicated practitioners, you will lead an already vibrant and successful department that aims to maintain an outstanding reputation. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional, an excellent classroom practitioner and have proven leadership skills. 

We Offer:

  • An established and comprehensive induction programme for new staff
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management - excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels 
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
  • A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff


We are looking for professionals with:

  • Experience of teaching Business Studies KS4-5 and Economics KS5
  • A track record of successful student outcomes at KS4 and KS5 
  • The ability to lead and motivate staff 
  • High expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour 
  • The willingness to support our Catholic Ethos


If you have the passion and drive to contribute to the future development of the Business Studies and Economics Department at St Mark's, we look forward to hearing from you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for exceptional teachers. You do not need to be a practising Catholic to apply.

Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.

Please visit our website  or telephone 01279 770165 for an application form and further details.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointments are subject to satisfactory medical and enhanced DBS clearance and references.



More about St Mark's West Essex Catholic School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Tripton Road, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1279 421267
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St Mark’s is a successful, well-ordered and caring Catholic school for approximately 1000 boys and girls aged from eleven to eighteen, situated in the heart of Harlow, Essex. 

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