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Business and Economics Teacher

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good boys school who are now seeking a Business and Economics Teacher to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: St Albans

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS London Fringe

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start Date: September

About the school

This school is a high achieving boys' school with a mixed Sixth Form which has good GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.36 in 2023 for the whole school. It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

They are seeking a dynamic and innovative subject specialist to teach Business and Economics. You should have excellent communication skills and be passionate about teaching these very popular and important subjects.

You would be joining a large, experienced and supportive faculty team where they teach a wide range of courses including; OCR GCSE Business, OCR GCSE Economics, AQA A Level Business, AQA A Level Economics, AQA A Level Law, BTEC Business Level 3, BTEC Enterprise Level 2 and the Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies. They also work closely with the team of Computer Science teachers. The Faculty has a strong track record of achieving consistently good results across all of the courses and qualifications that they offer.

The school places great emphasis on extra-curricular activity and engagement, and benefits from outstanding attendance and exemplary behaviour.

Key Tasks

  • Maintain, monitor and raise the standards of attainment for the subject area.
  • Liaise and meet with Head of Department or Faculty or form tutor as necessary regarding pupil progress.
  • Attend and actively participate in department, staff and staff development meetings, including the discussion of academic achievement and progress.
  • Monitor the attendance, punctuality and academic performance of students in their subject area, liaising with the SENDCO and other external support services where appropriate.
  • Report to the Head of Department or Faculty on the quality of student presentation, class work and homework through regular monitoring.
  • Publicise and monitor the extra - curricular opportunities within school.
  • Administer the school's behaviour policies and procedures, setting and overseeing the distribution of rewards and sanctions and report back to HOD / HOF on development and progress in order to improve achievement.
  • Maintain good communications between the school and parents / guardians when necessary and called upon to do so.
  • Maintain good classroom management in line with the Department, Faculty and whole school policies.
  • Effectively plan and deliver the schemes of work for that subject area through the setting and marking of class work and homework, ensuring regular, appropriate assessment opportunities take place as well as the implementation of whole school policies, reporting back to HOD / HOF on progress.
  • Plan, deliver, mark and moderate where necessary the examinations syllabus.
  • Maintain, organise and share attainment data with staff and parents, preparing reports, attending and participating in Consultation Evenings.
  • Participate in the Performance Review process of the department and the school.
  • To manage and keep in good repair the rooms and resources utilised.
  • To be work as form tutor taking a lead role on attendance, pastoral needs and welfare for a group of students.
  • To be an active member of a duty team.

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