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Teacher of Economics

Deadline for applications: 27 April 2018

Full-time position from September 2018

Bellerbys Brighton is a co-educational international college which specialises in providing a high quality British Education for predominantly international students from over 60 different countries around the world and preparing them for university. Our highly motivated students benefit from our state of the art facilities and small class sizes within a unique and vibrant educational environment.

We offer a wide variety of courses including English Language Preparation, IELTS, GCSEs, A levels as well as our own Foundation programme, which is a pre-university course accredited by Lancaster University.

Bellerbys College is owned by Study Group, a global educational organisation which prepares students for life in a global society and success in the world economy.

Due to the exciting development in new courses and subsequent expansion of the Business Faculty, we are now seeking to recruit well-qualified, highly motivated and enthusiastic full-time Economics teacher for September 2018.

The role

  • Teaching GCSE, A Level and on our own Foundation course
  • Reporting to the Head of the Business Faculty, the Teacher of Economics would work alongside other members of the Economics Department.
  • A willingness to contribute to our extensive enrichment programme would be essential.

Job scope

  • 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 the course is delivered in time for exam practice.
  • Mark student work with constructive comments.
  • Keep accurate registers (using Progresso) and mark books.
  • Write reports for students – twice termly for first two terms in a year; once per term for summer terms.

Attributes

  • Highly motivated
  • Team player
  • Ability to adapt to change

Key responsibilities

  • Write appropriately stimulating and challenging Schemes of Work for Economics.
  • 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 the Head of Faculty, Programme Manager & Exams Officer as appropriate to make exam entries for students taught
  • Writing academic reports as required
  • Using educational technology in teaching, including interactive whiteboard with StudySmart
  • Ensure students have appropriate textbooks, liaising with Head of the Business Faculty as necessary
  • Ensure a punctual start and finish of classes
  • 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, and events
  • Be proactive in taking responsibility for matters relating to health & safety
  • Undertake professional duties that may be reasonable assigned (eg cover, invigilation etc.)
  • Keep accurate daily online and paper registers, and submit registers weekly
  • Tutor duties may be required – dependent on role and college (pastoral and HE guidance pending term and group)
  • Other related activities as may be reasonably requested by the Head of Faculty

What experience do you need?

  • Experience of teaching Economics is essential
  • Experience of teaching Business or Accounts desirable but not essential

Required qualifications and training

  • Good first degree is essential
  • Good first degree in Economics is desirable but not essential.
  • Teaching qualification is desirable but not essential.

Organisational compliance

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to both the receipt of satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

How to apply

Please apply with a completed application form to CollegeRecruitment@studygroup.com.

Application deadline 27 April 2018

What does a role at Study Group mean?

Originality

We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.

Collaboration

We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.

Innovation

We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.

Opportunity

We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.