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Teacher of Economics and/or Business

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Reference:
5126
Organisation:
One
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
MPR / UPR
Job term:
Full Time
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Appointment:
Permanent
Closing date:
03 June 2019 09:00 AM
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Required from 27 August 2019.

Ranked 1st in Government Student Progress Tables across Suffolk and Norfolk (2016) and awarded BTEC College of the Year (2018), One is the only 'Outstanding' Sixth Form College in Suffolk. With a fresh approach to learning, we integrate a contemporary, inspirational working environment with first-class teaching, resources and student support.

Celebrating our inclusive, dynamic and progressive ethos, staff report exceptionally high levels of satisfaction from working at One and seek to make a real difference to the aspirations and achievements of our young people. Well-motivated, students express their enjoyment of lessons, and appreciate the open culture they experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of A Level Economics and/or Business to become an integral member of our energetic and supportive Business, Accounting and Economics team. With a focus on success, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, to support the achievement, progression and well-being of our students.

The curriculum at One currently offers A Level Economics (EdExcel), Business (EdExcel) and Accounting (AQA); alongside Level 2 and 3 Extended Diplomas in Business (Pearson). As such, depending on their preference, One offers teaching staff the opportunity to specialise in one area of expertise, or to teach across a number of subject areas, within a collaborative and supportive team.

With a comprehensive range of industry links, students enjoy direct leadership, mentoring and progression opportunities from nationally- and internationally recognised Business organisations, including the Institute of Directors. Always seeking to add to this portfolio, we welcome applicants with previous industry experience, or with a commitment to expanding students' horizons through direct industry engagement.

We are seeking to appoint a positive, personable and highly motivated teacher with the following characteristics:

  • a passion for their chosen subject area
  • up-to-date subject knowledge of A Level Economics and/or Business
  • a willingness to work collaboratively, where ideas and teaching strategies are freely shared within a high-performing team
  • a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, with a desire for continual professional development
  • experience of, or enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year old students.

As staff surveys reveal near-100% satisfaction with the vast majority of working practices at One, we pride ourselves on the support offered to all, including those who are new to teaching.

With a range of on-going staff development opportunities, all staff at One enjoy a comprehensive CPD programme, including the chance to conduct and implement educational research. Embedded in this, staff have access to a highly enjoyable well-being programme, with access to sports facilities, and a varied number of health and recreation opportunities.

NQTs will be further supported with dedicated teaching remission; a highly qualified teaching mentor; and added support from the Director of Curriculum and other senior staff. When appropriate, we also support staff in achieving QTS or QTLS.

If you are interested in this rare and exciting opportunity to join our team, please download and complete the application documentation from this webpage.

Alternatively, please contact Claire Kerridge, Assistant HR Manager, at hr@suffolkone.ac.uk or call (01473) 556600 for an application pack.

Interviews expected 23 May 2019.

One is committed to Safeguarding. We aim to create the safest environment within which every student has the opportunity to achieve and progress.



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