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Job details
Employer The Cherwell School
Location Oxfordshire
Salary Main Scale/UPS
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Temporary Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter

Teacher of Business Studies and Economics 


Main Scale/UPS 

Full Time/Part Time (to be negotiated)    

Start date: January 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (1890 students on roll, including 540 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE results in the top 10% of all schools for value-added in 2015. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognise that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be ‘A Centre of Opportunity’ and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and by a number of school awards including Investors in People certification, the International Schools Award and the Inclusion Quality Mark. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and are a School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider as well as a lead National Teaching School within the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance. We take a lead role in the initial training and professional development of teachers and support staff, and work with other schools to contribute to the raising of standards.    

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed colleague who has a genuine excitement for excellence in learning and the teaching of Business Studies and Economics. Who enjoys working with young people and will make a significant contribution to our successful Economics, Business and Enterprise Faculty. Given the Teaching School status of the school, and our commitment to staff development, the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to develop their own professional learning.   

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the provision of a rich learning experience for students. Should you wish to be part of our future we welcome your application.   

To find out more about our school and for further information about the post, please visit our website If you would like to discuss this vacancy please contact Sally Carr, School Administration Manager on 01865 558 719 or by email:

To apply for this post, please submit a completed application form (available on our website) and a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 to    

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th December 2016 at 12 noon.   

The Cherwell School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.      

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