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Teacher of Business and Economics (with possibility of 2 i/c for right candidate)

Sacred Heart Catholic SchoolSouthwark

Sacred Heart School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of Business and Economics with the ability to teach Business and Economics at A Level an advantage.  The Business and Economics Department has a strong record of academic achievement in delivering excellent outcomes across KS4 and KS5.  Enterprise and Marketing is delivered at KS4, following the OCR Cambridge National specification and Business and Economics A-Levels follow the AQA specification. At KS5, Business and Economics are oversubscribed subjects. ALPs results for Business and Economics have been consistently high, regularly achieving a Grade 1 or 2, placing us as one of the top schools nationally for these subjects. Furthermore, for the last five years 100% of students have achieved A*-C grades.  The successful candidate should be committed to academic excellence and helping every child succeed with a commitment to the wider education of pupils through co-curricular activities is an expectation. The role would be suitable for an enthusiastic member of staff who has QTS and preferably with experience teaching across Key Stages 4 and 5.

Sacred Heart Catholic School is a very successful and oversubscribed 11-19 school in Southwark, London. We are a Catholic school with very strong moral values and a traditional approach to behaviour and discipline; we believe in honesty and trust. Sacred Heart consistently achieves outstanding academic results far above local and national averages in every subject area.  We also have an exceptional record of helping our pupils to achieve more than they think is possible: we are regularly in the top 5% of all secondary schools in the UK on Academic Value Added tables.  Our excellent record of achievement is a testament to the strength, determination and sheer hard work of this community and this has been reflected in our most recent OFSTED inspection in which we achieved “outstanding” in all categories. 

Successful candidates must:

• Be an excellent teacher of Business and Economics who is committed to maximising the achievement of every student in the subject

• A passionate advocate of the subject who can lead and contribute effectively to departmental and whole school improvement 

• Able to teach across the age and ability range at age 11-18 

• Able and willing to make a full contribution to the life of the school 

• Have high expectations of themselves and others 

• Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills 

• Be flexible and a good team player 

We offer:

• A highly committed and driven staff 

• Students who are very keen to learn and make exceptional progress 

• A supportive school with excellent CPD opportunities 

• A multicultural, diverse environment with high expectations for all our students

Benefits of working at Sacred Heart:

We know staff wellbeing is fundamental to our school’s success, so have created a supportive culture throughout the school. Our staff are also provided with high levels of training opportunities, to ensure continual progression and development.

If you are interested in joining us, please visit our website at and download an application pack.

Visits to the school before application submission are welcomed.  Please contact Geoff Vincent on 0207 274 6844 or email to arrange this.

The deadline for applications is:  12 noon on Friday, 16th April 2021.    Address applications to to include a letter, application form, email address and full contact details of two referees or alternatively, apply via TES Portal.

Applications will be considered as they are submitted and the School reserves the right to interview suitable applicants before the deadline.

Sacred Heart is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and aspects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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