Salary: MPS + Fringe + TLR2b
Full Time, Permanent
Required for September 2019
Rickmansworth School is an 11-19 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective converter academy with 1260 on roll, expanding to 1450 over the next five years. Judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted (November 2017). Staff Development recognised as an area of excellence by Challenge Partners (March 2018), with 3 staff achieving national finals in last 2 years. Academic results are strong with GCSE Progress 8 +0.25 (sig +ve), EBacc 39% and A level almost 50% A*-B grades, with 100% students securing first choice destinations.
The School is in a strong, stable financial position. £3.5m school expansion completed September 2018 which included New Sixth-form centre, ten classrooms, drama theatres and film editing suite. Outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being period, Childcare vouchers, Flu jabs, Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool, Pilates classes, Yoga class, and Free eye tests.
Our students enjoy learning and are a pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.
About the Economic and Business Department
The Social Sciences faculty is looking for a specialist Economics and Business teacher to lead Economics and to join an experienced team. Economics is an established and extremely popular A level course with excellent results, following the Edexcel specification. Business is a popular option subject, attracting high numbers at both KS4 and KS5, delivering the AQA specification at both levels.
The department prides itself on its high standards and excellent results at both KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate must be able to deliver Economics and Business to a high level and work within, and contribute to, established frameworks for lesson planning, delivery and evaluation, student behaviour and care, and student assessment.
In addition to Economics, this post is for some KS4 and 5 teaching in Business Studies.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Application forms and details can be obtained from the website www.rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk, by calling the School on 01923 726917 or by email to email@example.com
Deadline for applications: 8.00am Monday 20 May 2019
Interview date: Thursday 23 May 2019
Suitable applicants will be interviewed upon receipt of an application