Teacher of Business (Up to KS5 with Economics Preferred) Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form, Norwich, Norfolk

Job description

Thank you for your interest in the above post at the school.

We demand the very best for our students and therefore only seek to appoint the highest calibre of candidate, who shares our philosophy and vision.

As a school, our focus remains on ensuring each student has appropriate opportunities, curriculum and support to reach their highest potential. To achieve this, our staff must have the qualifications and professional development in order that they can deliver, as required, to each student. In this, exciting Learning and Teaching strategies lie at the core of our work, so your professional development is critical to our students’ success.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant Degree, PGCE

Essential qualifications


Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Essential skills and experience

The Curriculum
There is a broad range of Business and Economics courses on offer and they are continuing to prove popular choices at both Key Stage 4 and 5, year on year. The Department is continually looking for ways to improve so that it provides the highest level of education for all our students. There is a strong emphasis on nurturing Enterprise; achieved through the curriculum, national competitions and in assisting students to develop their own business ideas.

At Key Stage 4 we offer GCSE Business and Economics, a BTEC Technical Award in Enterprise and Tourism and at Key Stage 5 we offer BTEC Business (Extended Certificate and Diploma),
BTEC in Tourism, A Level Business Studies and Economics and the London Institute of Banking and Finance Certificate and Diploma in Financial Studies. In addition to this we offer enrichment courses including the Level 2 Certificate in Financial Studies and Young Enterprise.

About Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form

The Yare Education Trust

Laundry Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0XS
Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form website (opens in a new window)