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  • Job start date

    21 August 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time - 5 days a week

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 3D for the right candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

Thank you for your enquiry about our vacancy for a Teacher in our Business and Economics Department, with the possibility of a Teacher and Learning Responsibility (TLR). This is offered on a full time basis for August 2024.

Job Description

Job Title: Business & Economics Teacher (TLR for right candidate)

Responsible to: Curriculum Area Lead

Job Purpose

To contribute to the planning, high quality teaching, review and evaluation of the relevant courses within WMSF.

Description of duties

  • Carrying out the duties of a teacher as set out in the School teachers’ Pay and Conditions Act 1987, with the following specific responsibilities
  • Teaching across the academic and vocational curriculum and across all levels of work.
  • Working with the Curriculum Area Leader and the area team to ensure the highest quality teaching and learning to meet the needs of students and the standards set both by WMSF and by external bodies.
  • Working both within appropriate teams and independently to plan, develop, review and evaluate the curriculum.
  • Using student-centred teaching and learning strategies in order to develop the students’ independent learning skills and promote their use of our flexible learning facilities, including Google Classroom.
  • Ensuring that the learning environment is always conducive to good learning and that any disruptive incidents are dealt with quickly in accordance with our policies and procedures.
  • Assessing student progress regularly, maintaining clear and accessible records of student attendance, punctuality and achievement, and providing regular reports of student progress in accordance with our policies and procedures. Working with students to develop their self-assessment skills.
  • Managing teaching and learning resources as appropriate.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment during teaching sessions, and ensuring that teaching rooms are cared for with displays well-presented and regularly updated.
  • Attending regular meetings of relevant subject, vocational and tutorial teams in order to ensure high quality teaching and learning.
  • Being actively involved in our performance management scheme.
  • Actively working on own self-evaluation and professional development, including taking part in both internal and external training.
  • Contributing to school liaison and marketing activities.
  • Actively promoting and monitoring our equal opportunities policy and practice.
  • Carrying out other professional duties as can reasonably be expected by your Line Manager.

Person Specification Teacher

All teaching posts at William Morris Sixth Form

  • Appropriate academic qualifications, qualified school teacher status and evidence of further professional training. Industrial experience desirable when relevant to the curriculum. (E)
  • Successful experience as a classroom practitioner on a range of courses. For beginner teachers, successful teaching practice. (E)
  • A thorough knowledge of the 16-19 curriculum with recent experience of teaching 16-19 year olds highly desirable. (D)
  • An understanding of the teaching and learning strategies appropriate to the 16-19 age range across the curriculum and the ability both to ensure high quality teaching and learning and to promote independent learning. (E)
  • The ability to be innovative in curriculum planning and teaching and learning. (E)
  • An understanding of the role and importance of assessment and recording achievement in students’ learning. (E)
  • An understanding of the support and guidance needs of students. (E)
  • A commitment to the student-centred ethos of WMSF. (E)
  • Experience of and a commitment to a collaborative approach to work, and good interpersonal and communication skills. (E)
  • Evidence of a commitment to equal opportunities policies and the ability to monitor their operation (E)

What the school offers its staff

William Morris prides itself on a supportive and collaborative environment, encouraging professional development and continuous learning.

Employees benefit from a diverse and inclusive community, fostering a rich exchange of ideas and cultural perspectives. The Sixth Forms commitment to success ensures a highly rewarding work experience.

Some of the employee benefits include:

Cycle2Work Scheme

Onsite Parking

Access to the Employee Assistant program

Staff social events

Commitment to safeguarding

We actively promote the safeguarding and welfare of all our
students. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced
DBS check.

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About William Morris Sixth Form

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 16 to 19
School size
759 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
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William Morris is a vibrant, ambitious and creative learning community which inspires a drive to learn. Our recent Ofsted report where we were given a ‘Good’ judgement, highlighted the qualities of our staff who are knowledgeable and specialists in their fields, providing a wide range of skills. Consistent practice across subjects enables students to be taught key facts and skills which benefit their overall experience at William Morris. Quality of teaching was judged to have ‘Outstanding’elements and we have high expectations that we will achieve an Outstanding judgement at our next inspection. Staff who join William Morris should come prepared to join our exciting journey as we improve and develop the Sixth Form and continue to invest in all of our students to give them the best learning experiences, opportunities and aspirations.

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