Head of Business Studies
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
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.
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.
TLR 2B (Fringe) £4521
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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