Leader for Ecomonics and Business Department

  • Redbridge, London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Salary: £ £43,193 - £50,000+ (MPS/UPS + TLR 1B)

Redbridge LA

Job Description

Position: Curriculum Leader for Economics and Business Department

Salary Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR 1B

Commencement Date: September 2024

An Exceptional Leadership Opportunity Awaits

A renowned educational institution, recognized for its academic excellence and community engagement, is seeking an exceptional Curriculum Leader for Economics and Business Studies. This role offers more than just a position; it presents an opportunity to lead and innovate within one of the institution’s most dynamic and successful departments.

Your Opportunity to Excel

In this pivotal role, you will lead a team known for its dedication, expertise, and commitment to fostering a positive learning environment. You will guide the department to further achievements across Key Stages 4 and 5, building upon the institution’s excellent GCSE, BTEC, and A-Level results.

They Seek a Visionary Leader Who:

  • Has demonstrated success in leading and managing teams with a collaborative approach.
  • Exhibits an outstanding track record as an exemplary educator, with a strong commitment to the success of every student.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and leadership within educational contexts, ensuring high standards of student attainment.
  • Has significant experience working in a large, comprehensive environment with students of mixed abilities, and a proven record of improving student examination results.
  • Is proficient in teaching across Key Stages 4 and 5, with a nuanced understanding of the diverse needs and abilities within these stages.
  • Advocates for equal opportunities and inclusive education, with the ability to build constructive relationships with students, staff, parents, and governors.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, along with the ability to engage, inspire, and collaborate effectively within a team.

Your Impact:

In this role, you will not only uphold the institution’s legacy of excellence but also innovate and adapt to the evolving educational landscape. Your leadership will ensure that Economics and Business Studies remain popular choices and subjects where students are challenged, supported, and inspired to achieve their best.


Why Join Us?

  • Dynamic Learning Environment: We are an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school, with approximately 300 students per year group (Years 7-11) and around 400 Sixth Form students.
  • A Culture of Excellence: Our institution is renowned for outstanding student behavior and a focused learning atmosphere, with a high-performing Business Studies and Economics department that achieves exceptional outcomes.
  • Development and Growth: We offer comprehensive professional development opportunities, fostering career advancement in a supportive, high-achieving environment.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our modern resources significantly enhance the educational experience, supported by a diverse, multicultural community.
  • Collaborative Success: Our ethos, “Learning Together, Achieving Together,” fosters a supportive work environment focused on collective success and well-being.
  • Well-being Support for All: Our comprehensive well-being package includes HR support and access to a full suite of medical services provided by an external provider, ensuring the well-being of all colleagues.

Application Process:

Deadline: 9 am, Wednesday 8th May 2024.

Interviews: Tuesday 14th May 2024.

Early applications are encouraged.

Interested? Prospective applicants are invited to learn more about this unique opportunity. School visits or discussions with our team can provide further insights into the role and our community. Please APPLY BELOW ASAP to get your chance!

Location Advantage: Our institution is situated in the London Borough of Redbridge (outer London), offering superb transport links to both central and outer London. Newbury Park station (zone 4 on the Central Line) is conveniently located just a four-minute walk away.

For application details, please refer to the detailed Job Description and Person Specification on our website/job portal. Ensure that your application highlights your skills and experiences aligned with the requirements of the role.


Our institution is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. As such, all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be required, before the interview, to disclose any unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands, or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily prevent you from employment depending on the offence (s).

Shortlisted candidates will also need to bring their current DBS certificate to the interview. References from previous and current employers (or Headteacher if currently employed in a school) will be requested, and appointments can only be made upon receipt of satisfactory references and a newly applied for Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check from the Disclosure and Barring Services.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

Your Consultant
Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



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