Head of Economics with Business Studies, Surrey

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Ewell Castle SchoolSurrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary will reflect the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate
Contract term: Permanent

Closing Date:  Midday, Monday 20th November 2017

Ewell Castle is a small, thriving independent school located in Ewell Village, one mile outside Epsom in leafy Surrey. The school is fully co-educational from Nursery to Sixth Form and enjoys small classes, averaging approximately fifteen over the whole School. Ewell Castle is well known for its pastoral care of pupils and the vibrant community spirit within the School.

A well qualified and enthusiastic Head of Economics with Business Studies is required to lead a successful and established department.  The ability to teach both subjects at Level 3 and Business Studies at GCSE is essential. The position would suit a candidate with experience teaching the subjects, with previous or current experience of middle management role(s), or who is now ready for their next career step of moving into subject leadership. 

Business Studies is taught at both GCSE (Edexcel) and A Level (AQA). The AQA specification is used for A Level Business and Edexcel for A Level Economics.  From September 2018, the School will be introducing the Applied General in Business qualification at Level 3 and expecting a significant increase in the number of students studying the course. 

The Department organises study trips for pupils, such as to the Bank of England, the London Metal Exchange, the Mini car plant in Cowley, and also enters students in national competitions, including IFS’s Student Investor Challenge and the ICAEW’s BASE competition. 

For further details and an application form please see the documentation below, visit our website: www.ewellcastle.co.uk or contact the Principal’s PA recruitment@ewellcastle.co.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Ewell Castle School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Church Street, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 2AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 3931413