Teacher of Business Studies (Maternity cover)

Teacher of Business Studies (Maternity cover)

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Senior Schools

  • Salary:

    £25k - 42k per year

  • Contact:

    Jessamine Green

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7587 5153

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day

  • Closing date:


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Business Studies Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Harris Hill are delighted to be recruiting for a teacher of Business Studies to join an excellent school on a fixed term contract (Maternity cover post).

The Principal invites enthusiastic and well-qualified Business graduates to apply for the position of Business Studies Teacher. The central London based college is an independent co-educational College situated in the heart of London overlooking the river Thames. There are around 500 students from 52 different countries and over 250 boarders.

This is a fixed term maternity contract commencing February/March 2019.

To work with the Head of Faculty and the Vice Principal Academic in order to ensure that the highest academic, professional and ethical standards are maintained at all times.

Personal Specification
Qualifications: A good honours degree in an appropriate subject.
Qualified Teacher Status is desirable but not essential. The College can support Initial Teacher Training.
Personal effectiveness; good time management, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; good communication, presentation and planning skills.
Commitment; to on-going professional development and training to develop outstanding classroom practice.
To be able to engage with and be proficient in the use of technology.
Demonstrate a commitment to high quality teaching and learning by supporting initiatives within the Faculty.

Each teacher should always:
set excellent standards of punctuality, speech and manner.
dress in a professional manner.
seek to make the classroom and college environment friendly and stimulating.
issue instructions clearly and without ambiguity.
listen to students and stimulate dialogue. Always seek to encourage students and never humiliate them.
deal promptly with any aspect of student behaviour that is to the detriment of the development of other students in the group or the college as a whole.
ensure that the classroom is always neat, tidy, safe and a pleasant place to work in, being attentive to the overall security of the college premises.
Immediately report to a senior member of staff any sighting of unauthorised persons in the building.

Job Description

Like all colleagues in college, the teacher is responsible for providing a friendly, stimulating and secure environment in which every student has the opportunity to develop academically, socially and personally.
With the guidance of the Subject Leader and Head of Faculty, the Teacher is responsible for the complete and timely delivery of the subject syllabus, using a variety of teaching strategies to engage and challenge all students and meet their needs.

The Teacher is responsible for their Students' Academic Progress and has to:
Ensure that students are taught in line with the examination specification.
Adhere to the departmental scheme of work.
Keep records of the students' attendance in lessons.
Follow the guidelines for:
high quality teaching as defined in the handbook
setting, marking and assessing work as stated in the staff handbook
use of resources; checking of student files; learning support; use of ICT; health and safety procedures
classroom management as defined in the department's classroom management and discipline policy
Implement any recommendations for improvement in teaching or administration that are made by subject leaders or senior members of staff
Attend in-service training and classroom observation plus feedback sessions as requested by the Subject Leader or Head of Faculty
Ensure that coursework deadlines and internal and external exam arrangements are clearly communicated to students

Students' welfare
be vigilant for the appearance of welfare/conduct problems (attendance, punctuality, appearance, mood etc.) and inform the relevant PT and DOS

Harris Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all partners to share this commitment.