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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies, Economics

Working pattern

Part time: part time hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for


Job Description and Person Specification MPS/UPS

In addition to the specific responsibilities outlined below, the member of staff will be required, under the reasonable direction of the Headteacher, to carry out the professional duties of a School Teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) and to have due regard for the Professional Standards for Teachers.

Our Values and Ethos

At the heart of the school’s vision and values is the belief that we should give our best efforts first time:‘Aspirat primo fortuna labori’. This is embedded in our core values ofAspiration,EndeavourandRespect.

The school has a long-standing commitment tobuilding a highly aspirational and harmonious community whichsupportsstudents through a well-planned and dynamic curriculum to fulfil their future ambitions. Underpinning this aspiration is the belief that our students achieve their potential through hard work and endeavour, giving the best of themselves around the school in their interactions with each other and the wider community. Founded on mutual respect and courtesy,these values and expectations permeate all that we do from door to school to ensure students can develop in an inclusive and caring school community where they become the very best that they can be and can shine!

Therefore,our communitybelieves in:

Aspiration- we always give our best efforts in everything that we do.

Respect- we take pride in working in a harmonious community builtonkindness and integrity.

Endeavour- we try to be the best version of ourselves through participating in the opportunities provided by school and the wider community.

Specific Responsibilities

1. Professional expectations

  • Lead by example in a professional way, modelling the high standards which will ensure the attainment, progress, discipline and motivation of all students.
  • Set high expectations for student behaviour by establishing a purposeful working environment through the upholding of school policies and procedures.
  • Create a purposeful learning environment by ensuring the safety of all students through meeting and greeting of students and upholding the professional duties contained within the Teaching Standards.
  • Work collaboratively within the department and school to raise standards through a continuous commitment to the ethos and values of the school.

2. Teaching and Learning

  • Be accountable to the Curriculum Leader for standards of teaching and learning.
  • Plan work in accordance with department schemes of work drawn from the National Curriculum and Examination Board specifications.
  • Employ appropriate lesson structures, activities, and strategies to ensure that lessons are taught in a stimulating way and build on prior knowledge and understanding.
  • Monitor and be accountable for student attainment and progress in accordance with the school’s policies.
  • Provide students with timely and meaningful feedback on their work using effective formative and summative assessment in accordance with school policies and expectations.
  • Apply effective strategies to support individuals and groups of students who are underperforming in order that they meet or exceed their targets.
  • Monitor the impact of these strategies; adapt and develop them when necessary to ensure the best outcomes for each student.
  • Ensure reports to parents are based on robust data and provide meaningful targets for students to act on when requested.
  • Keep up to date with national developments in the subject area, teaching practices and methodology.
  • Make contributions to CPD and develop your expertise through inhouse and external providers.

The Curriculum Area

  • Contribute to the development of the curriculum and schemes of work and the associated teaching and assessment resources.
  • Ensure departmental rooms have displays which are vibrant, stimulating and regularly refreshed.
  • Respect and care for departmental resources and equipment.
  • Liaise with parents/carers to offer information and guidance to ensure students gain maximum benefit from the learning opportunities.
  • When required, be responsible for the organisation of departmental visits and excursions in accordance with school visit and trip policies.
  • Support the Curriculum Leader as required.

The School

  • Ensure that all school policies are adhered to and consistently implemented.
  • Treat all members of the school community with courtesy and respect having regard for their health and wellbeing.
  • Promote and publicise the work and achievement of staff and students in the department.
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school through the provision of enrichment opportunities in order that every student has an opportunity to develop their cultural capital and shine beyond the classroom.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure all classes and clubs are registered in a timely manner alerting the relevant staff where students have not arrived in order to ensure students are safe and well on site.
  • Comply with safety rules and procedures relevant to the subject and the whole school.
  • Report promptly to the Headteacher any issues which have/may lead to a breach of regulations.

Additional responsibilities

  • You will be required to carry out the duties of a Tutor and work with your Tutor Group on the delivery of the wider and extended curriculum.
  • Attend school events and activities as directed by the Headteacher.
  • Any other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required as directed by the Headteacher.


  • To ensure that you are aware of the key policies relating to safeguarding and play an active part in Keeping Children Safe in Education

This job description is designed to outline the main duties and responsibilities associated with the post but is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties performed. It will be reviewed as appropriate and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the post-holder, Business Manager, Headteacher/or his representative.

What the school offers its staff

‘Stretford Grammar School is an inspirational place to learn. Pupils flourish in this warm and welcoming learning environment.’ (Ofsted 2024).

The Governors of this successful school seek to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic, and innovative individual to teach Economics and Business Studies at Key Stage 4 and 5. The post offers a significant professional development opportunity to develop a dynamic and creative curriculum within a supportive and caring school community.

Stretford Grammar School is a thriving, vibrant and oversubscribed foundation grammar school with a diverse social and cultural intake. Standards and achievement are very high, and ‘Pupils live up to the extremely high expectations set by the school for their academic achievement and their behaviour.’ (Ofsted 2024).

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 Stretford Grammar School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
949 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0161 865 2293

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