Business Studies Teacher (Maternity Cover) Southfields Academy, London

Job description

Who we are:

We are a successful, dynamic and forward thinking Business Studies and Economics department with a strong emphasis on developing teachers. The team are constantly reflecting and sharing ideas and are aided by a Head of Department and members of the Senior Leadership Team to encourage and facilitate this behaviour. Our success rates at GCSE and A Level are strong and uptake at both KS4 and KS5 are high.

The department prides itself on its innovation and excellence in moving practice on to support student development.

As a National Teaching School, Southfields Academy offers a comprehensive and well thought of support programme for NQTs led by Senior Staff.

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London, with excellent facilities and set in attractive grounds.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring teacher who is a specialist in Business Studies and will be able to teach their specialism to students of all abilities up to A Level. Candidates will need excellent planning skills, good classroom management and be able to teach in a variety of teaching and learning styles. This post would suit an N.Q.T. or an experienced teacher. We are mostly looking for a like-minded candidate whose philosophy of education is based on developing Business and Economic education and thinking and who is prepared to deliver this to students from a wide range of backgrounds.

The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves. Please no agencies.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.

Essential educational requirements

A relevant degree.

Essential qualifications

Secondary School Teaching Qualification in Business Studies with QTS.

Essential skills and experience

The ability to teach Business Studies up to A Level.

Employee benefits

Teachers Main Pay Scale
CPD INSET and external

About Southfields Academy

At Southfields we aim to create a culture of tolerance and respect for others, where students and staff work together to improve. Our vision is to develop a provision that will secure the best life chances for our students once they leave Southfields Academy. This environment must inspire each individual in the community to be the very best that they can be. At Southfields we have the highest expectations of achievement and behaviour and offer a nurturing and supportive environment where we celebrate difference and ensure that everyone meets their full potential. We value every individual and commit to ensuring everyone feels supported and listened to. We offer the highest quality educational experience, aiming to inspire a generation of lifelong learners, who take pride in their achievements and take ownership of their learning. We believe creativity and imagination are the key to developing future passions and talents. We have a positive, “can do” attitude, believing that the sky is our limit, and we will think creatively and innovatively to meet the needs of our learners and our community. A successful Southfields student will be one that understands the world we live in and is curious and keen to develop further by learning from others around them. This student will leave Southfields ready for their next stage in education or employment, equipped to learn and to grow.

333 Merton Road, London, SW18 5JU
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