Head of Business and Economics

The Boswells School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC5416-187 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b £4653
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/04/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Head of Business and Economics

TLR 2b £4,653

(For an exceptional candidate we will consider paying an additional recruitment/retention allowance)

Required for start in September 2020

The Boswells School is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Business and Economics. The role involves working with our Head of Computing, Business and Economics Faculty to co-ordinate all aspects of our Business and Economics provision at Key Stages 4 and 5. The successful candidate will also be expected to deliver high quality lessons to complement an already strong team. Within our provision, we offer GCSE Business Studies and WJEC Retail Business at Key Stage 4 and both A-level Business and A-level Economics at Key Stage 5.

Our results at GCSE were excellent in 2019, with 83% of our students achieving a 9-4 grade in GCSE Business Studies and 92% of students achieving a level 2 merit or above at Retail Business. Our performance at A Level was also very successful with Business achieving 53% A*-B grades and 95% A*-C grades. Economics achieved 46% A*-B grades and 92% A*-C grades. All of the subjects at Key Stage 4 and 5 are extremely popular.

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development and well-being of staff.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. The school has a long standing reputation for achieving high levels of academic excellence and was judged to be 'Good' in all areas by OFSTED in February 2017. This role is crucial to the continued progress of the school towards outstanding.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from Mrs Maria Williams, mho@boswells-school.com, tel: 01245 264451.

The deadline for applications is midday onFriday 3rd April 2020 and interviews will take place shortly after.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

· Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

· Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

· The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Information about the School

The Boswells School is a large 11-18 secondary school that serves the area of north Chelmsford. The school is an extremely popular, over-subscribed convertor academy that enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and wider community. We were graded ‘Good’ in every area by OFSTED in February 2017 and are working towards our goal of becoming a truly great school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Maria Williams
The Boswells School
Burnham Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6LY
Telephone: 01245 264451 EXT 384
Email: mho@boswells-school.com