Head of Business Studies Ifield Community College, Crawley, West Sussex

Job description

Role Purpose:

Responsibility for teaching and learning in Business Studies lessons and the development of skills across all year groups notably student literacy. To take responsibility for leading, developing and enhancing the teaching practice of other staff in the Business Studies team. This job description describes the additional responsibilities for this post and should be read alongside the job description of a classroom teacher.

Ensure that relevant teaching and learning objectives are used to plan SOW and these are available on the school network

Provide all students with opportunities for success and challenge by using feedback effectively across Business Studies to ensure they make rapid progress

Ensure students are given opportunities to learn to read, write and communicate effectively across Business Studies

Ensure appropriate teaching resources are available for other teachers to enable all students to make good progress

Make appropriate use of a range of monitoring and assessment strategies to ensure students are making progress – this includes the analysis of data, scrutiny of work and observation of lessons

Report student attainment, progress and attitude to learning in line with whole school policy

Support other teachers in relation to developing students’ skills and in developing their practice

Support Business Studies staff in implementing school behaviour management policy

Support the professional development of the Business Studies team in line with the school aims and development priorities providing professional development for other staff regarding developing literacy skills

Produce development plans in line with whole school development priorities.

Implement all other whole school policies across the Business Studies area

Co-ordinate extra-curricular activities to support learning for pupils in Business Studies

Role Tasks:

To lead, monitor and evaluate Business Studies development

Support and monitor the performance of teachers who teach in Business Studies and provide advice for colleagues in other teams

Act as Performance Manager for Business Studies staff

Monitor the implementation of whole school policies within Business Studies for example setting homework, marking etc.

Work with the Senior Leadership Team in developing whole school literacy practice

Support the Senior Leadership Team in exercising their leadership and management

Attend management meetings as required

Manage a capitation budget

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent.

Essential qualifications

DFE recognised teaching qualification in secondary, primary or UPLS.
Relevant professional development.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of successful teaching.
Experience of teaching which is targeted at improving literacy levels.

Employee benefits

TLR 2B (Fringe) £4521
Fringe Allowance
West Sussex Choices Discount Scheme
Free on-site gym membership
Employee Assistance Programme
Tax-free Childcare Scheme

About Ifield Community College

Secondary School with 6th Form

Crawley Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0DB
LA Maintained School
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