Second in Business Studies and Economics

Apply for this job

About the role


Main or Upper Pay Scale (including London Fringe Allowance) plus TLR 1(a) £8,069

“Student achievement and wellbeing are at the heart of everything we do.  We combine outstanding teaching with a rewarding, enriching curriculum which broadens students’ horizons and encourages them to believe in their abilities"

What are we looking for?

  • An inspiring and motivational Second in Department who can enthuse and engage students to achieve their full potential and build on the very high standards of this successful department which has a national reputation for excellence
  • A committed individual who wishes to add to the success of the Business Studies department by implementing their own ideas and strategies and embrace creativity, innovation and the very best practice in teaching

What can we offer you?

  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • Support for teachers wishing to complete a Masters in Education
  • Accelerated pay progression for exceptional teachers
  • Opportunity to teach to A-level
  • A commitment to providing teachers with excellent resources, clerical support, LSA support and a disciplined environment
  • A Business Studies department which is held in high regard by pupils and parents
  • Large numbers of students taking the subject: 193 (Business GCSE); 73 (BTEC Enterprise); 24 (Business A-level); 31 (BTEC Business Level 3); 44 Economics
  • We are an 11 – 18, co-educational, friendly and heavily over-subscribed all ability Academy with high standards and high expectations
  • Situated just north of the M25 close to the train station with a fast service to London and Cambridge
  • “You are ambitious for pupils and have high expectations of them. Consequently, you do your utmost to ensure that all pupils are well supported to meet the challenging targets you set.  Pupils enjoy learning at the school and they feel teachers help them to do their best.  Pupils value their time at school” (Ofsted November 2017)

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects anyone applying to work in our school to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring service.