Temporary Teacher of Business, Kent

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Wilmington Grammar School for GirlsKent

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (including Fringe allowance)
Contract term: Temporary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher for Business, Economics and provision. We deliver a broad curriculum across these key areas of the school offering GCSE in Business and Computing and A level, Economics at A level as well as the Finance Qualification from the LIBF at level 2 in year 9 and level 3 in the Sixth Form. The school has developed important business links and support which has ensured that opportunities in these key areas for enrichment and wider learning are varied and of high quality. This is an exciting opportunity within the schools development to be able to build on the current success while moulding the curriculum in these three vital areas. The numbers of students opting to take these subjects is increasing and this is contributing to increased opportunity to develop the courses further.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about their particular subject specialism and able to teach and lead the curriculum across the other disciplines.  They will know how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subjects, and to help students to lead successful future lives. They should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences. The ability to extend students’ engagement beyond the school day, through extra-curricular would be an advantage. 

The departments attained strong results last summer, especially in the Finance Qualifications in both year 9 and year 13. 

Our ideal candidate will display:

• A passion for teaching Business and Economics with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.

• Experience in teaching at all Key Stages with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level requirements. 

• Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.

• Experience of managing a team with a range of experiences and expertise.

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement.  We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.  

As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

More about Wilmington Grammar School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 226351
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Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is a single sex, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Kent, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Wilmington, Dartford has approximately 871 students on record.