Head of Economics

Job Title: Head of Economics

Start date: September 2022

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR

Location: Newham

Contract type: Full time

Contract term: Permanent

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (the ‘NCS’) is a dedicated sixth form centre that opened in September 2014 in iconic Grade 2 listed buildings on the East Ham Town Hall Civic Complex.  The NCS is an academic Sixth Form, located in the second most deprived borough in London with the aim of preparing students to secure places with some of the most competitive universities in the UK and abroad. NCS is recognised as one of the leading 16-19 Free Schools in the country, with A-Level results comparable with some of the most high profile Grammar and Independent schools.  Students routinely secure 96% A*/B and 100% A*/C, an average A-level grade of an A- and a progress score that is well above the national average.


The NCS provides a stimulating education and personalised curriculum within a supportive environment in which students are en­couraged to stretch themselves academically to achieve their potential. The NCS offers an academic A-Level Curriculum with a specialism in Sci­ence and Maths, alongside strong pathways in Hu­manities. The A-Level Curriculum and the extra-curricular programme are focused on preparing students for progression to highly competitive universities in the UK and abroad.


In October 2021, Ofsted judged the NCS to be ‘Outstanding’ in every category and said:


“Learners at Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre benefit from studying in an environment dedicated to academic excellence.”


“In lessons, and around the sixth form, learner behaviour is impeccable.”


“Learners benefit from being taught by teachers who are subject experts.”


The NCS is currently looking to appoint a knowledgeable Head of Economics with the ability to deliver high quality lessons and achieve excellent results. If you have a passion for Economics and want to share this with students then we want to hear from you.


ECTs and career changers who have a strong academic background are welcome to apply.


You will:

  • Hold a relevant undergraduate degree.
  • Share our vision that there is no ceiling to achievement and believe in the transformational nature of education.
  • Have a passion to share your academic interests as part of our innovative super curriculum.
  • Have the ability to draw upon your professional/educational background to demonstrate your ability to successfully teach Economics to A-level standard or a strong desire to develop your skills and knowledge to do so.


The NCS is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East, and South London. Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure for Key Stage Four, we are driven by a clear ambition to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining us.  We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising, and entrepreneurial ethos.  We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our teaching staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.


If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, an application pack is available on our websites www.cola.org.uk and https://sixthform.london/. Should you require any other details please contact our team at ncs-recruitment@ncs6.org.


For further information please visit our website https://sixthform.london/ and www.ncsteach.co.uk.


Candidates must complete the application form.


Closing date for applications is: 3rd July 2022

Interviews will start taking place on: Week commencing 27th June 2022

NCS reserves the right to interview candidates before the application’s closing date.

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