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Teacher of Economics

Tes Schools RecruitmentSnaresbrook, London

Teacher of Economics.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive independent school, based in Snaresbrook, London. The school is looking to add a Teacher of Economics to its progressive and supportive Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include teaching and coordinating the delivery of Economics at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13.  You will support the Head of Economics and Business to enhance provision and will get the chance to get involved with exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. You’ll also lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability and you’ll enjoy that great feeling when your learners achieve grades beyond their dreams.

“The school is seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Economics (with Business) to join the thriving Department of Economics and Business. They will join a cohesive and experienced team of two to teach Economics (with some Business) to Year 12 and 13 A Level pupils, alongside full engagement in wider school life.

The Department’s subjects are highly popular with pupils at Forest: this year there are 84 pupils studying Economics and 14 studying Business. Forest follows the Edexcel specification for Economics and Business, each set is shared by two team members. Economics results are excellent, with an average of 76% obtaining A* to B grades across the last three years.  Business results are pleasing, with 60% achieving A* to B grades in the past three years.  

The successful candidate will promote the best possible pedagogy in the classroom and share the department’s passion for inspiring pupils to enjoy Economics and Business and encouraging them to realise their maximum potential in external examinations and beyond. Economics and Management related subjects are the most popular undergraduate degree course of Forest School leavers and the department contributes significant time and expertise towards supporting these pupils with applications, including to Oxbridge. The appointed teacher should continue to inspire and motivate colleagues and pupils alike.

NQT’s and career changers will be considered and, if successful, join an experienced and highly supportive department.”

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQML and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as TLR or Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Economics Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Economics up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• a love and passion for education.

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Please feel free to call Tom Nutley on 0776 700 1965 or drop an email to for further information. REF: 1408347

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