Applications are invited from well-qualified and passionate Teachers for this opportunity to join a thriving and successful Humanities Faculty as Head or Teacher in charge of Economics and Business Studies within an exceptional school. This is a one person department within a supportive faculty.
Blackheath High School is an inspiring school characterised by the warmth of its community and its aspirational, outward looking approach.
This post offers the opportunity to lead and evolve the department, with the successful applicant teaching both Year 12 and 13 A-level Business and A-level Economics. A number of students opt to continue to study Business or Economics related subjects at degree level. Staff are expected to contribute to our co-curricular programme.
About the School
Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.
Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.
Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than maintained sector salary scale. Other benefits include a laptop, iPad, staff discount for own daughters and an interest-free season ticket loan.
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.
Applications must be received by: 19 April 2018.
Interviews will take place on: 25 April 2018.
Blackheath High School and the GDST are 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.