Teacher of Business Studies and Economics
Are you an inspiring teacher looking for a position in an ‘Outstanding’ school?
Glyn School is seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Teacher of Business Studies and Economics to join our hugely popular and vibrant Sixth Form team.
We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements.
Glyn is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.
Sixth Form at Glyn School:
This is an exciting time to join our large and thriving comprehensive Sixth Form, which is a successful mixed post-16, with 546 students. We have high expectations for our Sixth Formers, challenging and supporting them to achieve their full potential, whether that be pursuing further education or vocational career pathways. We are delighted with our Summer 2018 A Level results showing that our students made progress significantly above the national average. From our outgoing Year 13 cohort, 197 students gained a university place, including 65 Russell Group admissions, 3 Oxbridge admissions and 71 apprenticeship placements.
Business Studies and Economics at Glyn School:
As part of the Social Sciences faculty, our high-performing Business Studies and Economics department encourages a collaborative work environment and has an exceptional team ethic. Many of our sixth formers pursue Business Studies and Economics at University and you will have the opportunity to teach both Business and Economics at GCSE and A-Level.
Business Studies is offered across Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. Business and Economics is extremely popular at both GCSE and A-Level and interest in the subject continues to grow. With a thriving cohort in Business and Economics, you will join a faculty whose success rests on outstanding and innovative teaching.
Why should you teach at Glyn?
Glyn is an ‘Outstanding’ school and Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development. CPD no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. For a glimpse of what we do for CPD, please visit our Learning Teaching channel – Glyn TV:
What other team members say about their careers at Glyn:
“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.
“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.
Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1227 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 546 students. In 2014, we were designated a Teaching School, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practices nationally.
The successful candidate will need to:
- Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
- Have excellent leadership and communication skills
- Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress
- Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
- Be passionate about the students' learning and welfare
- Be keen to part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs
We can offer you: (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert)
- An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching
- An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being
- A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher
- Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme
- An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT
You are welcome to come and visit us at Glyn School. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, Glyn HR (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a suitable date and time.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview ahead of the closing date and withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.