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Head of Business Studies

Job Description

Apply for this Head of Department Business Studies positoin today without an application form. Dunbar Education are working with an Ofsted good school based in London for this permanent full time position.

Location: Barnet, London

School: Ofsted Good Secondary School

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Start Date: September

Salary: MPS/UPS Outer London with TLR

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated individual to join our vibrant school community as the Head of Department - Business Studies Teacher. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop the Business Studies department at our Ofsted Good-rated secondary school located in Barnet, London. The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the future of Business Studies education within our institution.


  • Lead and manage the Business Studies department, providing strategic direction and vision.
  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive and engaging curriculum in line with national guidelines, ensuring students receive a high-quality education.
  • Design and implement effective teaching and learning strategies to enhance student achievement and progress.
  • Mentor and support the professional development of departmental staff, promoting a collaborative and supportive culture.
  • Set clear performance targets for the department, regularly monitoring progress and implementing interventions where necessary.
  • Ensure the effective use of resources and facilities within the department, maintaining a stimulating and conducive learning environment.
  • Stay up to date with the latest developments in Business Studies education, incorporating innovative teaching methods and technologies into the curriculum.
  • Foster strong relationships with students, parents, and external stakeholders, providing regular communication and feedback on student progress.
  • Contribute to the wider school community, participating in departmental meetings, school events, and extracurricular activities.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) and relevant academic qualifications in Business Studies or a related field.
  • Proven experience teaching Business Studies at a secondary school level, with a track record of achieving excellent results.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management abilities, with experience in leading a team of educators.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment requirements for Business Studies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and external stakeholders.
  • Innovative and creative approach to teaching and learning, with the ability to engage and inspire students.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple responsibilities effectively.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and keeping abreast of educational trends and practices.

If you are a passionate and dynamic Business Studies teacher with a desire to lead and inspire others, we would love to hear from you. Apply today or contact Daisy O'Toole for more information on 07361588305 or email daisy-