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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Teacher Of Economics





SALARY: MPR (including Outer London Allowance)


Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2017, 68% of students achieved GCSE A*- C grades, including English and Mathematics at four and above.  Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.


Our Governors wish to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious, motivated, innovative and inspirational Teacher of Economics for our Vocational Studies Faculty, who is committed to raising achievement and who has the capacity to make a real contribution to the work of a supportive and continually improving school. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and enthusiastic department at an exciting time. 


Ambition for excellence, a passion for student achievement and the desire to develop professional skills within a supportive learning community will characterise applications for this post.


           The ability to teach Economics at A Level, across the age and ability range is required.


           Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


As an “Investor in People”, the school provides exceptional opportunities for professional development, with an induction programme and strong support. 


            The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.


            Information packs can be downloaded from our website at


            Alternatively, for information pack either by post or email


This post is considered to be a customer-facing positon; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.



            CLOSING DATE: NOON Thursday 26 October 2017


            Interviews will take place week commencing 30 October 2017