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Head Of Business And Economics - Full-time

St Edmund's School Canterbury, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6050-6T
  • Posted:13/05/2019
  • Pay:Competitive
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:20/05/2019 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 20th May


An exciting opportunity has become available for an outstanding teacher who has the ability to inspire and enthuse students of all abilities.  You will lead a vibrant department which has seen significant growth in recent years, offering Business and Economics courses up to A level with consistently strong results and positive value-added outcomes.

In addition to the responsibilities of a teacher, as Head of Department you will devise and execute an inspiring strategic development plan, enhancing the teaching and learning in the department and building on it's already excellent reputation and results.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Economics or a Business related subject with proven experience in teaching Economics or Business to A level and who is looking to progress to a Head of Department position.

The school prides itself on the friendly, family environment it provides for all pupils and staff.  If you would like to work in a supportive environment where your expertise and innovative ideas will be valued, we would welcome your application.

Applications must take the form of a completed Teaching Staff Application form, full curriculum vitae, and a concise covering letter outlining the candidate’s suitability for the post.  Further details can be found on the School's website www.stedmunds.org.uk

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.00am Monday 20th May 2019 with interviews taking place that week.  

Applications should be emailed to slh@stedmunds.org.uk 


Information about the school

St Edmund's School is a co-educational day and boarding school with c. 570 pupils from the ages of 3 to 18. The school is officially designated “a school of religious character”.

The Pre-Prep, Junior, and Senior Schools are on the same site and are closely integrated, using the same Chapel, music and art facilities, dining hall, science laboratories and sports hall. The school prides itself on its friendly, family environment where every pupil is known and valued.

Although the majority of children are day pupils, one quarter of the school’s pupils are boarders, from a wide range of backgrounds. The school operates a five-day teaching week, but also runs a Saturday morning activities programme which is optional for Senior School day pupils. All boarders participate in both Saturday and Sunday activities programmes.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sarah Hudson
  • Address:St Thomas' Hill, Canterbury , Kent , CT2 8HU
  • Telephone: 01227 475633
  • Email: slh@stedmunds.org.uk


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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.