Head of Business Studies and Economics, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Taunton SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2010
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Job Title: Head of Business Studies and Economics
Job Reference No: 18-19099
Responsible to: Deputy Head Academic
Hours per week: Full time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Closing date: 9am Tuesday 23rd April 2019, but applications will be considered as they are received
Interview date: TBC
Commencing: September 2019 or January 2010
Contract: Permanent

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School for approximately 1000 boys and girls aged 0-18 years, with circa 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.

The School has an exciting opportunity for the role of Head of Business Studies and Economics to commence from September 2019 or January 2010. The ability to teach both Economics and Business is essential for this post. Familiarity with BTEC Business is also highly desirable, to support this new and growing course.

The successful candidate will be responsible, through the Deputy Head Academic to the Headmaster, for sustaining and improving the quality of education offered to pupils. As well as teaching responsibilities, the postholder is expected to lead the Department through effective planning, communication, resource management and organisation of the curriculum.

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding educational environment in which to work.

For full details including how to apply, please visit the School's website: www.tauntonschool.co.uk or contact the HR department on 01823 703126 (email address available from the website).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Taunton School is only able to consider applications made using a Taunton School Application Form (available from the School's website). CVs submitted without an Application Form will not be accepted.

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, and a successful enhanced DBS check.



More about Taunton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...