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Business Studies and Economics Teacher

Job Description

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

Location: New Barnet

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start Date: September

The school need a dynamic and motivated teacher of Business and Economics, to join their strong and successful teams within the Business, Economics and Computing Faculty.

Business and Economics are amongst the most popular subject choices at Key Stages 4 and 5. They are extremely proud of the achievements of their students, which are founded on their hard work and the dedicated support of a cohesive group of colleagues.

The Faculty offers Business and Computing at GCSE and A level and Economics at A level. They also offer Vocational Business courses at Level 3 (single and double Cambridge Technical) and teach an introductory KS3 Computing course to all students. The ideal candidate will offer enthusiasm and experience across one or more of these areas.

All staff are highly valued and they offer a supportive and friendly environment where students are well behaved and keen to learn. They are looking for a dynamic and motivated teacher. You will be a high performing practitioner, demonstrated by excellent results. They welcome applicants from teachers of any faith or none.

Please note that they offer ECTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term.

Professional Standards

  • Fulfil the national Teachers' Standards
  • Support the aims and ethos of the school as defined in the staff handbook and school prospectus
  • Act as a positive role model in terms of professional appearance, conduct, punctuality and attendance
  • Maintain a purposeful and calm atmosphere in the classroom, upholding and applying agreed policies and practice for learning, behaviour and uniform in a consistent, firm and non-confrontational manner
  • Take responsibility for professional development and progression, making full use of opportunities and training provided by the school
  • Attend team and staff meetings as appropriate, contributing actively whenever possible


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in specialist subject or a related subject

Work-related knowledge, experience and skills

  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the specialist subject at KS3, KS4, A Level and/or BTEC as appropriate, and of strategies that improve understanding
  • A good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and to engage and motivate students.
  • Ability to encourage and maintain good order and discipline through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of differentiated teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feedback to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student's attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to make good use of ICT as a teaching and learning resource and for professional practice
  • Knowledge of how to give positive and targeted support to students with special educational needs
  • Ability to reflect on own practice

Personal skills and attributes

  • Willingness to support the pluralist Jewish ethos of the school
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to empathise with young people and be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition & personal presence
  • Ability and willingness to offer extra-curricular activities
  • Ability to use research evidence to inform and improve teaching

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