Teacher of Economics & Business

Whickham School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5AR

This job expired on 26 September 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - While the role is advertised at 0.7 FTE, there may be some flexibility on the exact hours depending on the range of qualifications you are able to teach.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £42,852 possible additional pay award pending

Teacher of Economics & Business job summary

Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic IT, Business and Technology Faculty? Are you unapologetically passionate about teaching your specialist subject?

We seek to appoint an Economics & Business teacher to teach students A-Level Economics and GCSE and vocational business across Years 10-13.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies.

While the role is advertised at 0.7 FTE, there may be some flexibility on the exact hours depending on the range of qualifications you are able to teach.

Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about Economics and supporting students in developing their knowledge and skills.
  • Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.
  • Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.
  • Understands and values the use of restorative practices.
  • Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.
  • Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal, we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted.

Applications should be uploaded to the TES by 9am on 26th September. Visits to the school are welcome and you should contact Simon Alexander (salexander@whickhamschool.org)to arrange this.

Whickham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. We have a robust Safeguarding Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment with the school.We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.

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About Whickham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1694 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0191 4960026

Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with over 1700 students including approximately 350 in our high performing sixth form.
Demand for student places is strong and the school is regularly oversubscribed. Students are organised into year groups whilst eight faculties deliver the school curriculum. The Sixth Form, which has its own dedicated facility, is an increasingly popular choice of students from all over the local area.

In January 2020 many faculties moved into a brand new, state of the art, STEAMS themed building. The stunning four storey building houses Science, Technology (plus Business and IT), Engineering, Art, Maths and Sport.

The Leadership Team meet weekly and share responsibility for policy generation, decision making, planning and the general wellbeing of the school. The relevant governing body committee is involved in strategic planning and policies from the onset. Faculty and Year groups meet every two weeks to discuss strategic issues

Arranging a visit to Whickham School

Visits to the school are welcome and you should contact Simon Alexander (salexander@whickhamschool.org) to arrange this.

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