Teacher of Business and Economics
Are you a creative and inspiring teacher able to inspire our Economics and/or Business students to achieve success?
If you are an experienced, innovative and inspirational teacher of Business and Economics with a track record of success who is committed to achieving high standards within a successful department, then we would love to hear from you.
Royal Russell School educates over 1000 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 18 and is situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon, only 30 minutes from Central London. We have over 180 boarding students in the Senior School and are proud of our state of the art day and boarding facilities as well as the warm pastoral provision provided by our Housemasters and Housemistresses. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. Our vision is to provide an outstanding co-educational experience for children as the family school of choice.
The Economics and Business Department offer a range of courses at GCSE, A Level and BTEC. Business GCSE is a popular option subject, running in at least three out of the four option blocks each year. In the Sixth Form we offer Edexcel Business A level and BTEC Diploma courses with great success together with Economics A Level. Many of our students go on to study a Business or Economics related degree course at university.
You will be enthusiastic and energetic in your approach and have a deep-rooted knowledge of Economics or Business at A Level and BTEC Business enabling you to build upon the successes already enjoyed by the department. Our ideal candidate will have a strong university degree in an Economics or a Business-related subject, the ability to communicate with pupils as well as being an inspirational and forward-thinking practitioner. The Economics and Business department consists of a strong team of 7 teachers who teach across disciplines and qualifications.
If you are ambitious to take on the opportunity of enhancing your skills for your next appointment by contributing to our extra-curricular programme or by supporting the pastoral life of our school, you may be the right candidate for us.
We are a friendly, warm and nurturing school and we are committed to doing the very best for our students. You will become a central part of our diverse, enthusiastic and energetic family. The strength of community at Royal Russell is paramount to the success of every individual and we strongly believe that we learn and achieve together.
This exciting opportunity offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary on our own salary scale which provides for progression based on performance and contribution and is above SNS. Teachers automatically join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) or you may opt into an alternative defined contribution pension scheme with free life cover on a promoted salary scale. As part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School, you will join a friendly and dedicated team working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links (Coombe Lane tram stop served by the New Addington tram is opposite the School entrance). In addition you will have access to free car parking, free meals, a discount of up to 50% on School fees, (85% discount for wrap around care before and after school during term-time and 25% discount with the Royal Russell Holiday Club which operates during School holiday periods), free life insurance cover and access to a pension scheme with employer contributions and the use of our sporting and gym facilities (on-site tennis courts, swimming pool and gym), free of charge.
Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 9.00am on Monday 24 January 2022 with interviews being held on Tuesday 1 February 2022. If you have not heard from us by Friday 28 January 2022 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff, references and medical fitness.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.