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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 April 2024

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Business Studies and Economics

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Business and Economics job summary

About this Role

Start: September 2024

Closing date: 29 April 2024

Site: Thomas Deacon Academy

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Full time, Permanent

(Please note – the Trust may decide to withdraw the advert before the closing date or interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.)

Are you a passionate Business teacher looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to work in a department where the Business Studies option is the most popular choice in the school, with over 300 students studying it at GCSE alone?

Would you like to bring enterprise alive for our students?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

You’ll love this job if you have proven expertise and a passion for Business studies. You will workacross key stages 4 & 5. Experience in Economics is preferable but not essential.

You will also be willing to support our enterprise curriculum where we try and offer termly events to widen students’ horizons. We offer events like the Young Enterprise £10 challenge, running businesses at the school show, the Tycoon Programme and Enterprise Week for year 10. This is an area we are developing further, and we’d love you to come on board to contribute to this.

The Role

We are a large department for the subject, offering GCSE Business at KS4, and Business and Economics A level at KS5. We have a great team of teachers who work alongside each other to share ideas, best practice with weekly CPD where we collaborate as a team. Our team are also Business and Economics examiners which enhances the students understanding of exam requirements and also supports the whole team with marking and CPD.

Business is very popular at TDA, we have 6 classes in year 10 alone. At 6th Form this year we have visited the Bank Of England and had lectures at the London School of Economics. We’ve had guest lecture on Corporate Culture from a local Business and recently had an Ambassador from the Bank of England talk to our Economists. We really love business and that fact we can bring it alive in lessons through current affairs.

We are a vibrant and successful secondary school in Peterborough, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation. We are looking for a qualified teacher of business to join our friendly and supportive team from September 2024.

We would welcome visits to the school, please contact eyb@tda.education to arrange a convenient date/time.

The School

We are a vibrant and successful secondary school in Peterborough, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation. Thomas Deacon Academy believes that our young people should leave us as citizens that are fully equipped with the character and qualifications to take their place in the world. We place great emphasis on ensuring they experience a broad and balanced curriculum, with a wide range of extra-curricular activities, opportunities for them to develop their 'character' and a strong pastoral system to support them with life’s challenges Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

There is a dedicated Humanities staff room for break and lunchtime relaxation. The school also has a designated quiet working space for teachers, offers weekly CPD sessions for all staff and has a wellbeing committee which works to help support teachers with their workload/work life balance.

Why work for us?

We are part of the Thomas Deacon Education Trust and we can offer you:

- Progression opportunities across the Trust

- Free access to onsite gym at Thomas Deacon Academy

- Continuous development, e.g. training, coaching

- Free eye test vouchers and flu vaccinations

- Cycle to work scheme

- A supportive ECT programme

- £250 Recommend a friend scheme

- Staff well-being initiatives, e.g. staff character awards, new staff breakfast, free fruit of the month, free refreshments.

- Access to the most generous pension schemes in the UK (LGPS & teachers’ pension scheme)

- Free & confidential Employee Assistance Programme

- Mental health first aiders

Collaborative working across schools in the Trust

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education

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 Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

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