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About the role

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed Subject Leader to lead our successful Business Studies and Economics Team. The successful applicant will be an excellent classroom practitioner with the motivation, drive and skills to lead these important subjects and their associated co-curricular opportunities.

Key Information

  • Application Deadline: 8.00am, 4th December 2019
  • Interviews: 9th - 13th December 2019
  • Starting Date: April of September 2020
  • Full or Part Time: Full Time
  • Pay Range: Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale (plus TLR 2b, currently £4,655 per anum)

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Subject Leader of Business Studies and Economics Information Booklet | PDF (538KB)

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How to Apply

The successful candidate will be resilient and enjoy working in a lively environment. They will be keen to contribute to the excellent resource bank we have, take part in the organisation and running of extra-curricular activities and of educational visits.


About the Person

We are looking for the right person to fill this vacancy; you are looking for the right school to work in. The characteristics that we are looking for include:

  • Good honours degree in a relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Very good practitioner – consistently rated as good and often outstanding in the classroom
  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • Familiar with current subject developments
  • Keen to be involved in curriculum development
  • Committed to the ethos of Wycombe High School
  • Ambitious for self, department and students
  • An ability to enthuse students and colleagues ◊ Able to work in a fast-paced and ambitious environment
  • Confident user of ICT to enhance teaching and learning
  • Recent relevant professional development
  • Evidence of good relationships with young people and adults
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • A shared approach to problem-solving and achieving goals
  • Ability to analyse data effectively ◊ Strong organisational, personal time-management and planning skills