General role description:
The Teacher of Economics and Business Studies is directly responsible to the Head of Humanities. The teacher is primarily responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of timetabled lessons. Homework should be set regularly and all work assessed and recorded in accordance with the school’s assessment policy.
Economics and Business Studies are vibrant and continuously changing subjects. The Teacher of Economics and Business Studies is expected to keep up to date with developments in the area and, as part of the Economics and Business Studies team, contribute to continuous curriculum development and the preparation of department resources under the guidance of the Head of Humanities.
The teacher is likely to take responsibility for students ranging from Year 10 to Year 13 including teaching IGCSE and A level. Note that the school has a high proportion of EAL students and the teacher is expected to plan for this and ensure that lessons are adequately differentiated so that all students can access learning.
The teacher is likely to take responsibility for a tutor group and is expected to contribute to the pastoral aspects of the school.
Required Qualifications / Skills:
a) A relevant degree and professional teaching qualification is essential
b) A passion for the subject and a desire to share this with as wide a range of students
c) Experience in designing and delivering progressive design and technology curricula
d) Knowledge of CIE A Level /IGCSE level curricula, their delivery and assessment
e) Fluency in written and spoken English to enable effective communication within
f) Puts the wellbeing of the student at the heart of what they do and can demonstrate
how they will support the development of the school’s values, mission and vision.
g) Experience of using technology in education is desirable
h) Honesty, integrity, compassion, and a good sense of humour
i) Strong organizational, self-management and problem-solving skills
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or warnings, as well as convictions and nonconviction information. Once provisionally appointed, the successful applicant(s) may also be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure at predetermined intervals during the course of their employment whilst in this post.
The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to email@example.com.