Head of Economics and Business Studies (Maternity Cover)

Salary information: Inner London (competitive based on skills and experience) with TLR and possible recruitment allowance
Start date: January 2024
Location: Stratford, London - Newham
Contract type: 1 year fixed term , full-time, subject to an enhanced DBS check

We are looking for an organised and dynamic individual to lead our Economics and Business departments. Economics and Business Studies are popular subjects with both taught at A Level and Business Studies, in addition, taught at GCSE. The successful applicant will be confident in their own teaching practice with the skill to further develop the practice of others in our creative setting. Through rigorous and innovative curriculum planning, they will ensure a purposeful learning environment and strong outcomes for all students. .

School 21 is an all-through school serving students from reception to year 13. We are an innovative school with a mission to empower young people to meet the demands of life in the 21st century. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • an excellent teacher and subject specialist with substantial experience and a willingness to teach KS5 Business & Economics along with KS4 Business
  • confident in preparing students for external examination and with a track record of securing strong outcomes for students in external exams 
  • a leader of people who can empower those they manage to set high standards for themselves, the teachers and students in their care
  • an organised and committed individual  


  • Exceptional CPD 
  • The chance to network with outstanding practitioners and learn from the best
  • Collaborative working across the 4 to 18 school
  • A strong feedback culture so that teachers can develop in areas of their practice that are important to them

For more information please see the candidate information pack, or visit or e-mail Sakshi Saxena at [email protected].

School 21 is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please complete online application form. Interviews are planned for 18th and 19th October 2023.

Closing date

October 17, 2023