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Teacher of Economics - Part-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-176T
  • Posted:20/10/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS depending on experience + TLR2a
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:12/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 15th November 2021


Teacher of Economics 

Part time (circa 0.7 fte) required for September 2022 or earlier 

Salary: MPS – UPS depending on experience 

TLR2a £2,873 for teacher with sole responsibility 


We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified Teacher of Economics. The subject is a popular option choice in our IB Diploma co-ed sixth form. You should be a good Honours graduate with the ability to teach post 16 to the highest level. Previous experience of the IB is not essential, further training in the IB Diploma will be provided. 

A full-time post is available for a candidate able to offer a second subject. 

Previous applicants may re-apply. 

Tonbridge Grammar School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted (October, 2019).  The School offers an internationally minded education and an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting induction, leadership development and well-being.   


Please send completed application forms to personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk.  

CV’s alone will not be accepted.   


Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 12 November 2021 

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 15 November 2021 


Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.  



Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff) • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff) • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Bike to work scheme • Wellbeing package • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly O'Neill
  • Address:Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
  • Telephone: (01732) 365125
  • Email: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).