Teacher of Economics / Business, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Suffolk One (16+)Suffolk

Date posted:
Start date: 27/08/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/ UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full time,  permanent contract, commencing 27 August 2019

Why ONE?

Ranked 1st in Government Student Progress Tables across Suffolk and Norfolk (2016), and awarded BTEC College of the Year (2018), ONE is the only ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form College in Suffolk. With a fresh approach to learning, we integrate a contemporary, inspirational working environment with first-class teaching, resources and student support.  

Celebrating our inclusive, dynamic and progressive ethos, staff report exceptionally-high levels of satisfaction from working at ONE, and seek to make a real difference to the aspirations and achievements of our young people.  Well-motivated, students express their enjoyment of lessons, and appreciate the open culture they experience. 

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of A Level Economics and/or Business to become an integral member of our energetic and supportive Business, Accounting and Economics team.  With a focus on success, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, to support the achievement, progression and well-being of our students.

The Economics and Business Curriculum

The curriculum at ONE currently offers A Level Economics (EdExcel), Business (EdExcel) and Accounting (AQA); alongside Level 2 and 3 Extended Diplomas in Business (Pearson).  As such, depending on their preference, ONE offers teaching staff the opportunity to specialise in one area of expertise, or to teach across a number of subject areas, within a collaborative and supportive team.

With a comprehensive range of industry links, students enjoy direct leadership, mentoring and progression opportunities from nationally- and internationally-recognised Business organisations, including the Institute of Directors.  Always seeking to add to this portfolio, we welcome applicants with previous industry experience, or with a commitment to expanding students’ horizons through direct industry engagement.

Key Attributes

We are seeking to appoint a positive, personable and highly-motivated teacher with the following characteristics:

• A passion for their chosen subject area

• Up-to-date subject knowledge of A Level Economics and/or Business 

• A willingness to work collaboratively, where ideas and teaching strategies are freely shared within a high-performing team

• A commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, with a desire for continual professional development

• Experience of, or enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year-old students

How Staff Are Supported at ONE

As staff surveys reveal near-100% satisfaction with the vast majority of working practices at ONE, we pride ourselves on the support offered to all, including those who are new to teaching.  

With a range of on-going staff development opportunities, all staff at ONE enjoy a comprehensive CPD programme, including the chance to conduct and implement educational research.  Embedded in this, staff have access to a highly-enjoyable well-being programme, with access to sports facilities, and a varied number of health and recreation opportunities.  

NQTs will be further supported with dedicated teaching remission; a highly-qualified teaching Mentor; and added support from the Director of Curriculum and other senior staff.  When appropriate, we also support staff in achieving QTS or QTLS.

Application Details

To apply, please download and complete an application form from this webpage. Completed applications can be returned to hr@suffolkone.ac.uk

If you have any queries, or would like an application form to be posted to you, please contact hr@suffolkone.ac.uk or call 01473 556600

Job location

More about Suffolk One (16+)
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3SU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1473 556600
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