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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies, Economics

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday 8:25am- 3:10pm

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS (£36,745 - £47,666) / UPS (£52,526 - £56,959)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties Strategic Planning/Operational

  • To implement all school policies, procedures and relevant practices.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of appropriate syllabi, marking policies and teaching strategies used within the department.
  • To contribute to the curriculum area and department’s development plan and its implementation.
  • To plan and prepare courses and lessons.
  • To actively monitor and track student progress and devise strategies to address underachievement.
  • To keep up to date with national developments in the curriculum area, teaching practice and methodology.
  • To ensure curriculum coverage, continuity and progression for all learners.
  • To make effective use of the school’s behaviour management system, including reward and sanctions, so that effective learning can take place.
  • To ensure that school quality assurance procedures are followed.
  • To analyse and interpret student data to inform improvements in learning and teaching and as an aid to target setting.
  • To meet the faculty student progress and attainment targets.
  • To monitor student attendance and punctuality.
  • To ensure effective communication with parents/carers to involve them in their child’s learning as well as providing information about the curriculum, attainment, progress and targets.
  • To be a Form Tutor to an assigned group of students.
  • To promote the general progress and well-being of individual students and of the form tutor group as a whole.
  • To liaise with a pastoral leader to ensure the implementation of the schools pastoral system.
  • To register students, accompany them to assemblies, encourage their full attendance at all lessons and their participation in other aspects of academy life.
  • To evaluate and monitor the progress of students and keep up-to-date student records as required.
  • To contribute to the preparation of action plans and progress files and other reports.
  • To alert the appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and to make recommendations as to how these may be resolved.
  • To communicate as appropriate, with the parents of students and with persons or bodies outside the academy concerned with the welfare of individual students, after consultation with the appropriate staff
  • To contribute to PSHE and citizenship British modern values and enterprise according to school policy
  • To have high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils, respecting their social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic backgrounds and to be committed to raising their educational achievement.
  • Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a positive and safe learning environment
  • To teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the student in school and elsewhere.
  • To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as required.
  • To provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students.
  • To ensure that ICT, Literacy, Numeracy and school subject specialism(s) are reflected in the teaching/learning experience of students
  • To undertake a designated programme of teaching in accordance with the duties of a standard scale teacher.
  • To ensure a high quality learning experience for students which meets internal and external quality standards.
  • To prepare and update subject materials.
  • To use a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning appropriate to student needs and demands of the syllabus.
  • To maintain discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.
  • To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, departmental and school procedures.
  • To record students’ progress and achievements systematically to provide evidence of the range of their work, progress and attainment over time and to use this to help students review their own progress and to inform planning.
  • To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.
  • To support the school in meeting its legal requirements for worship.
  • To promote actively the school’s corporate policies.
  • To continue personal development as agreed.
  • To comply with the school’s Health and Safety policy and undertake risk assessments as appropriate.
  • To undertake any other duty as specified by the Head of School not mentioned in the above.
  • To comply with personal safeguarding responsibilities including prevent.


Performance & Standards



Additional/Other Specific Duties

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of this post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.

Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

Employees are expected to present themselves and to act in a professional manner at all times.

The school will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment, to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

What the school offers its staff

Dagenham Park is a very exciting place to be. The Business and Economics team are friendly and supportive, sharing ideas and good practice in an enthusiastic environment.

Business is a popular options choice for students at KS4, contributing to the school’s provision of a broad and balanced curriculum.

Our post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, with our students’ securing places at top universities.

Promotion of the spiritual ethos and pastoral care are also important factors within the school.

Dagenham Park is a mixed, multi-ethnic 11 - 18 Voluntary Controlled Church of England school. Our building provides a safe and modern environment for both our students and staff.

The school, who achieved the Ofsted rating ‘Good’ in January 2020, is located within easy reach of central London via the District Line and easily accessible via the A13. There is a high-quality induction and extensive in-house CPD program available to staff as part of our strong commitment to staff development with a wide range of experience in the DP6 team. All staff have access to the café facilities and regular social events organised by the Wellbeing Committee.

We have extensive grounds which are used by the wider community, and we can offer free car parking for all staff. The school is in Dagenham, which offers good transport links by tube, train and road.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Dagenham Park CofE School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1441 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Secondary School

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