WSSC Head of Department - Business and Economics

Job Vacancy

Head of Department – Business and Economics

Permanent, full time

MPS + TLR2C

January 2022 or earlier if possible

VAC-WSSC

Wickersley School and Sports College

23rd September 2021 (noon)

About us

At Wickersley Partnership Trust, students and learning are at the centre of everything we do. We nurture the development of knowledge, creativity, skills and understanding to help our children develop into happy, healthy, caring and successful citizens. We do this in a safe and positive learning environment where every individual is valued, self-belief is encouraged and each individual is able to achieve their full potential.

Wickersley Partnership Trust was founded in 2014 with charitable status and currently comprises of 8 primary schools and 5 secondary schools (including 1 sixth form) across Rotherham and neighbouring counties. WPT is committed to ensuring that all students have the best educational experience possible, and to do this, we recognise the importance of supporting our staff thoroughly in their professional development through the dissemination of best practice and collaboration, and through reflecting and debating on their practice. More about WPT’s vision can be found on our website.

Wickersley School and Sports College is part of the Wickersley Partnership Trust group of schools, and is one of just 5 Teaching Schools in Yorkshire; our outcomes now put us in the top 10% of all secondary schools nationwide.

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, energetic, dynamic and ambitious Head of Department for Business and Economics to support the Senior Leadership Team at Wickersley School and Sports College in raising standards through the development of teaching and learning within the Business and Economics Department, and share our commitment to raising standards, expectations and instilling a passion for learning for all.

Our ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and make a significant difference. You will bring ideas, energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing strong progress and raising achievement of all students.

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Business or Economics and familiarity with GCSE and A Level courses in Business and Economics.

Please visit our new recruitment website to apply.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.

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Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.