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Teacher of Business and Economics

Closing date for applications: 7 April 2017

Job Description

The purpose of  the role is to:

  • Keep abreast with changes to syllabus for each of the courses taught
  • Help students establish serious work habits by setting a professional example
  • Set demanding expectations for students’ learning, motivation and presentation of work
  • Teach to an appropriate level, ensuring course delivered in time for exam practice
  • Mark student work with constructive comments
  • Keep accurate registers and submit registers weekly
  • Write reports for students – twice termly for first two terms in a year; once per term for summer terms

Key Responsibilities 

  • Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
  • Plan work in accordance with department schemes of work and programmes of study, ensuring up to date information
  • Effective delivery of courses
  • Ensuring students’ notes are appropriate and well-organised
  • Marking student work and returning within agreed deadlines
  • Marking exams and/or coursework and accurately recording
  • Furnish detailed comments for UCAS applications when requested
  • Liaising with HoF, Programme Manager & Exams Officer as appropriate to make exam entries for students taught
  • Using educational technology in teaching, including interactive whiteboard with StudySmart
  • Ensure students have appropriate textbooks, liaising with Head of Faculty as necessary
  • Set a good example to students in terms of appropriate dress, standards of punctuality and attendance
  • Demonstrate a high level of motivation and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Attend regular Faculty and staff meetings
  • Be proactive in taking responsibility for matters relating to health & safety
  • Undertake professional duties that may be reasonable assigned (eg cover, invigilation etc.)
  • Undertake professional duties that may be reasonable assigned (eg cover, invigilation etc.)
  • Undertake role of Tutor (pastoral and HE guidance pending term and group)
  • Be involved with Business enrichment activities


  • Demonstrates the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Demonstrates emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude to the use of authority and maintaining discipline

Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Training

  • Good first degree in Economics or Business

Experience Required

  • A-level Economics teaching experience or equivalent essential

Knowledge and Skills

  • Expert teaching knowledge in Economics and Business (Finance an advantage)
  • The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and as such all staff will be expected to undergo basic safeguard training and operate within these guidelines

Organisational Compliance

The position holder must comply with Study Group policies and applicable laws including those in relation, but not limited to: Occupational Health and Safety; Anti-Discrimination and Harassment, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and those specifically relevant to the position and authority of the job holder.


Please send a CV, covering letter and completed application form to Sharon Treharne, PA to Principal & HR Administrator.

Application deadline: Midday on 7 April 2017