Teacher of BTEC Business and/or A Level Business, Economics or Accounting One Sixth Form College, Ipswich, Suffolk

Job description

Teacher of BTEC Business and/or A Level Business, Economics or Accounting
Commencing 24th August 2020
MPR/UPR
Full/ Part Time hours considered
12 Month Fixed Term Contract / Permanent

The Role
This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of Business, Economics or Accounting to become an integral member of our energetic and supportive Business, Accounting and Economics team. With a focus on success, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, to support the achievement, progression and well-being of our students.

The Business, Economics and Accounting Curriculum
The curriculum at ONE currently offers A Level Economics (EdExcel), Business (EdExcel) and Accounting (AQA); alongside Level 2 and 3 Extended Diplomas in Business (Pearson). As such, depending on their preference, ONE offers teaching staff the opportunity to specialise in one area of expertise, or to teach across a number of subject areas, within a collaborative and supportive team.

With a comprehensive range of industry links, students enjoy direct leadership, mentoring and progression opportunities from nationally- and internationally-recognised Business organisations, including the Institute of Directors. Always seeking to add to this portfolio, we welcome applicants with previous industry experience, or with a commitment to expanding students’ horizons through direct industry engagement.

Key Attributes
We are seeking to appoint a positive, personable and highly-motivated teacher with the following characteristics:
• A passion for their chosen subject area
• Up-to-date subject knowledge of BTEC L2/3 Business and/or A Level Business, Economics or Accounting
• A willingness to work collaboratively, where ideas and teaching strategies are freely shared within a high-performing team
• A commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, with a desire for continual professional development
• Experience of, or enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year-old students

Why ONE?
Ranked 1st in Government Student Progress Tables across Suffolk and Norfolk (2016), and awarded BTEC College of the Year (2018), ONE is the only ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form College in Suffolk. With a fresh approach to learning, we integrate a contemporary, inspirational working environment with first-class teaching, resources and student support.

Celebrating our inclusive, dynamic and progressive ethos, staff report exceptionally-high levels of satisfaction from working at ONE, and seek to make a real difference to the aspirations and achievements of our young people. Well-motivated, students express their enjoyment of lessons, and appreciate the open culture they experience.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree and teaching qualification

Essential qualifications

QTS or QTLS

Essential skills and experience

• A passion for their chosen subject area
• Up-to-date subject knowledge of BTEC L2/3 Business and/or A Level Business, Economics or Accounting
• A willingness to work collaboratively, where ideas and teaching strategies are freely shared within a high-performing team
• A commitment to outstanding teaching and learning practices, with a desire for continual professional development
• Experience of, or enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year-old students

Employee benefits

As staff surveys reveal near-100% satisfaction with the vast majority of working practices at ONE, we pride ourselves on the support offered to all, including those who are new to teaching.

With a range of on-going staff development opportunities, all staff at ONE enjoy a comprehensive CPD programme, including the chance to conduct and implement educational research. Embedded in this, staff have access to a highly-enjoyable well-being programme, with access to sports facilities, and a varied number of health and recreation opportunities.

NQTs will be further supported with dedicated teaching remission; a highly-qualified teaching Mentor; and added support from the Director of Curriculum and other senior staff. When appropriate, we also support staff in achieving QTS or QTLS.


About One Sixth Form College

Address
Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3SU
Phase
Sixteen Plus
Type
Academy
Website
One Sixth Form College website (opens in a new window)