Head of Economics, Surrey

Closing date:

Gordon's SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,732 - £47,301 (includes TLR2a + half boarding allowance)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Head of Economics

£26,732 - £47,301

Required for April or September 2018  




West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT 

Tel:  01276 858084 

Head Teacher:  Mr Andrew Moss

Head Teacher's PA: Mrs Jacqueline Ferguson

Email:  jferguson@gordons.surrey.sch.uk 


This is an exciting opportunity to teach A Level Economics  at one of the most successful schools in England. 

We seek an enthusiastic graduate. High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential. There is also an opportunity to lead the school's EPQ programme. The post is suitable for a NQT.

Set in a beautiful 45-acre Surrey site, the school enjoys excellent facilities and an aspirational learning environment. Recognised by HM Chief Inspector of Schools as one of England’s finest non-selective schools, Gordon’s has circa 840 students including 240 residential boarders and a thriving sixth form. 

In 2017, the percentage of students achieving five or more GCSE grades A* to C, including English and mathematics, was 92%, which ranks Gordon’s in the 10 top non-selective schools in England. The A*-C pass rate at A-Level was 90%, with 72% of the grades A* to B.  

Massively over-subscribed, Gordon’s size ensures that every pupil is well known and nurtured as an individual. The School has a very strong emphasis on academic standards, self-discipline and traditional values and aims to be much more than just outstanding examination results, providing abundant opportunities outside the classroom and exceptional pastoral care.  


For further details visit the vacancies page on our website


Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 28th November at 4pm 

Interview:  Thursday 7th December

“Gordon’s is an outstanding school in every respect.”  OFSTED  

Gordon’s is a State Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check

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More about Gordon's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276 858084
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Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1886, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...