Teacher of Business & Economics

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About the role


Teachers Pay Scale

Full-time/part-time by negotiation

Start date:  September 2018 (July if NQT)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to join our high achieving and experienced Business & Economics team, in order to build capacity in this very popular subject area. Applications from NQTs are welcome. We offer a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff. Roundwood Park prides itself in identifying talent and developing its staff and there is the potential to take on further responsibilities within the wider school community. 

Roundwood Park is a forward looking and ambitious 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school with 1265 students on roll and enjoys a very good local reputation. We offer a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff. As a school graded ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED, we were one of the first schools in the county to convert to Academy status in 2011. Roundwood Park is a school with a strong reputation as an innovative and exciting place in which to learn and to teach.  It is a place where traditional values of smart appearance, excellent behaviour and acting with integrity mingle with modern learning and high academic standards. Additional information about the school can be found on our website www.roundwoodpark.co.uk

Please take particular note of the following instructions in respect of the application process:

  • Your application should comprise a completed Application Form, as attached to this advert, together with a letter addressed to Alan Henshall, Headteacher, of no more than two sides of A4, explaining how you meet the Person Specification for this role
  • Our Vacancies page on our website includes a separate Person Specification Response Form.  This form is not required; it is replaced by the letter above
  • Your application should be submitted electronically, in the first instance, to Ian Stowe, HR Manager, at i.stowe@roundwoodpark.co.uk
  • A signed, hard copy of your application should also be submitted by post, in order to meet our safeguarding rules

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and an equal opportunities employer.  We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short-listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 27th March

Interviews may be held whenever we have suitable applications and we reserve the right to close the advert early should the position be filled


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Contact details

Ian Stowe , HR Manager
Roundwood Park School Roundwood Park Harpenden
Hertfordshire AL5 3AE

Telephone: 01582 714031
Email: i.stowe@roundwoodpark.co.uk
Website: www.roundwoodpark.co.uk