Wakefield Grammar School Foundation

Teacher of Business and/or Economics (Maternity)
7475
17-03-2020
Wakefield West Yorkshire
Salary is MPS/UPS
teaching
Teaching/Teacher
Business Studies / Economics
17-04-2020

Job Description

A lively and engaging teacher of Business and/or Economics is required for September
2020. This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave and is expected to last until May
2021. The successful candidate will be based at QEGS but will teach Sixth Formers from
both the boys’ school and our sister school, Wakefi eld Girls’ High School.
The ability to motivate, stretch and challenge able students and instil a genuine enthusiasm
for the subject is essential. We are ultimately looking for a talented colleague who has
fl exibility of approach, an awareness of changing curriculum demands, a readiness to
respond to pupils individual needs and are open in their approach to teaching and learning.
Applicants must be passionate and knowledgeable about their subject and able to
communicate that knowledge and enthusiasm successfully to students. They should
also be committed to raising achievement of all students, possess high energy levels and
demonstrate a strong record of success.
The successful applicant will also need to be a committed team player and he or she may
also bring new ideas to the teaching of business and economics and will contribute to
raising the profi le of the subject even further through extra-curricular activities. All teachers
at QEGS are encouraged to play a full part in the wider life of this thriving school.
We are able to confi gure the post in ways which may suit quite different applicants, and are
happy to receive applications from newly qualifi ed or experienced teachers, and teachers
with different experience of each specialism.
The position is likely to be 0.8 FTE but there is fl exibility both up and down around this.
Salary is MPS/UPS. The Teachers’ Pension scheme is also applicable.
As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the
successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring
Check.
Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website www.wgsf.org.uk
or The Headmaster, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Northgate, Wakefi eld, WF1 3QX.
T: 01924 373821
E: headpa@qegsss.org.uk
Closing date for applications: 9.00 am on Friday 17th April 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to all recommended checking procedures including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a check against the Children’s Barred List

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