Head of Economics, Clifton, City of Bristol

Closing date:Expiring today

Clifton College - Upper SchoolClifton, City of Bristol

Date posted:
Start date: Ideally January 2020 or earlier, but all strong applications will be considered.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive and relevant to experience, with excellent benefits.
Contract term: Permanent

We are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for an ambitious applicant with an excellent academic background and proven track record of inspiring teaching to join us and lead a large and successful department. The role will involve working with some of the brightest students in the College, a number of whom will be seeking places at Oxford, Cambridge, and other top Russell Group universities, some with the intention of studying Economics and related courses. The Head of Department oversees academic enrichment in the subject area and will have the opportunity to develop an ambitious and stretching super-curricular programme of study for our most ambitious students. The successful candidate will be fully engaged with current debates in the subject and should enjoy the challenge of working with similarly engaged pupils. They will also relish the opportunity to be involved in the wider life of a busy boarding and day school. 

Clifton College sits on the edge of the beautiful suburb of Clifton Village, close to Brunel’s iconic Suspension Bridge, with easy access to the vibrant city of Bristol itself and just a stone’s throw from Bristol Zoo. The school itself is a wonderful working environment, not only in terms of its architecture and facilities, but also due to its dedicated and supportive staff and cohesive and sociable atmosphere. Favourable terms and conditions are on offer, including significant benefits such as the generous fee discount for their own children at Clifton College and the Preparatory School.

Ideally the candidate would join us in January 2020 or earlier, but strong applications requiring a later start date may be considered.

The closing date for applications is 21st October 2019.

A DBS disclosure (enhanced) will be requested for all successful applicants. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Clifton College is an equal opportunities employer.



More about Clifton College - Upper School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Guthrie Road, Clifton, Bristol, Avon, BS8 3EZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 315 7000
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Clifton College Upper School is an independent co-educational secondary school with a sixth form. Clifton College accepts students aged 13-18 and about 1,250 are currently in attendance, with 720 in the Upper School. Clifton College Preparatory Schoo...