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Business Studies & Economics Teacher - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-95T
  • Posted:30/04/2019
  • Pay:MSP/UPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:17/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20th May 2019


                Business Studies & Economics

MPS/UPS (Plus London Fringe Allowance)
 September 2019 start.

We are seeking an outstanding practitioner to join our popular Economics and Business Studies department from September 2019. If you have a passion for your subject, strong organisational skills and the enthusiasm and drive to inspire every student you teach, we are keen to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Economics or a Business related subject and will be keen to share their expertise at this fascinating time in the global landscape.  We seek a colleague who can create innovative and exciting lessons, motivate students to secure outstanding examination outcomes and engender a love for this area of the curriculum. 

You will be joining a department which offers Business related courses up to A Level Economics, A Level Business Studies and Level 3 Finance Awards, in a school which highly values Enterprise.  All students study Personal Finance from Year 8.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all.  Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme. 

A collaborative approach to improving outcomes for all is a characteristic of Endeavour MAT staff. We provide comprehensive, professional development opportunities via our Teaching School NWKTSA, and have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional training.

We can offer you a dynamic and supportive environment in a thriving and forward looking Trust.

Deadline for applications is:  Friday 17th May 2019, Midday, with interviews to take place the following week.   Application forms are available on our website under Vacancies and should be returned to recruitment@wgsb.org.uk.  Informal visits are welcome, please contact Mrs Owen, Headteacher’s PA – jowen@wgsb.org.uk .

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a five form entry and a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 960 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB and WGSG are part of the Endeavour Multi Academy Trust.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Owen
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322 223090
  • Email: jowen@wgsb.org.uk

Fax: 01322 289920

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.