Teacher of Economics and Business Studies, Oxfordshire

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Oxford Spires AcademyOxfordshire

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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS (TLR 2.1 for Leadership of Economics)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a dynamic teacher of Economics & Business to join our school, who is a strong practitioner with a passion for inspiring students. This is the perfect opportunity to shape and develop economics as the leader of this subject at post 16. 

Oxford Spires Academy is a well-established comprehensive in East Oxford with over 1200 students including 6th Form. A strength of Oxford Spires is the warm, welcoming culture for students and staff alike and a huge sense of community as ‘our children are happy and there is a strong culture of respect across the school’ (Ofsted 2017)


The business & computing team is highly respected and pedagogically focused. The subject plays an important role in our richly diverse school community and contributes positively to the experience of our students.  As the subject leader for economics this will provide the perfect opportunity to further shape and develop what is a strong area within the Sixth Form. Economics achieved an ALPs grade of 2 in 2018, it is a very popular and well established subject within the school. 


What we are looking for:

• A creative and energetic teacher of economics and business.

• A passionate and dynamic teacher who will be able to contribute to the continued development of economics

• Applicants who have a commitment to creating an inclusive classroom where all pupils make excellent progress


For the right candidate there may be the opportunity to lead our economics subject.  We appoint on potential as well as experience, and we are committed to nurturing staff development. In return, we offer you a friendly and supportive environment and the chance to make a genuine difference to the amazing young people that make up our Academy.


Oxford Spires Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




More about Oxford Spires Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Glanville Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 428200
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