Head of Economics, Streatham

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Streatham and Clapham High SchoolStreatham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding specialist in the field of Economics to play a key role in the leadership and management of an exceptional department.

As Head of Economics, you will be responsible for preparing students for A-Level Economics and for devising and promoting a busy co-curricular schedule, which will include preparing pupils for external competitions, running appropriate societies, and establishing suitable enrichment activities. 

You will also prepare students for university applications in Economics-related disciplines.

If you have the enthusiasm to inspire, excite and motivate pupils and the ability to promote excellent attainment in examinations we would be delighted to hear from you. 

The Economics Department, which was established in 2014, has an exceptional track record with 100% of the cohort scoring A*-A in 2017 in the new A-Level OCR examinations.

About Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham & Clapham High School is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The School is characterised by a warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere. New colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme.

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

The closing date is noon on Wednesday 18th April 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 23 April 2018.

Streatham and Clapham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child-protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior and Sixth Form, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham, London, SW16 1AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86778400
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