[New Job Opening] Teacher of Economics job Vacancy in Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate, York

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Job Details:
Company name : Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate
Position Name :
Teacher of Economics
Job ID :
Description : Location
Vacancy Type
Term Time/Full Time
Application Deadline
Sunday, February 20, 2022
Job Profile
Job Profile document
Job Summary
Job Title: Teacher of Economics
Salary: QE Salary Scale – above national average
Permanent/Fixed Term: Permanent
8.15am – 16.15pm (Mondays – 17.15pm finish)
Monday to Friday
1 Prep evening to 20.00pm
Queen Ethelburga’s is set in more than 220 acres of beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, on the Thorpe Underwood Estate. Staff work as one team – whether they are directly teaching or supporting students as part of the school and pastoral teams, or as part of our estates team making sure that the campus works as it should – to create a vibrant learning and living environment in which every student can thrive. We aspire to excellence, have high expectations of ourselves and others, and take pride in everything we do. We aim to nurture resilient, confident, and independent lifelong learners. The Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate Standard is ‘To be the best that I can with the gifts that I have’.
We are searching for a Teacher of Economics to provide outstanding teaching, maintaining the high standards of the Collegiate. We are particularly welcoming applications from Early Career Professionals.
This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.
The Social Sciences Department:
The Social Sciences Department comprises of Business, Computing, Economics, Psychology and Law and has a team of 19 full and part time teaching staff. The department is friendly, supportive and innovative and enjoys considerable success in examinations at GCSE, A level and BTEC Level 2 and 3. The department is based on the first floor of a building with 16 specialist teaching rooms, two conference style rooms and 3 dedicated ICT rooms equipped with up to 24 computers. Each classroom is equipped with a white board, projector, TV and computer. We start teaching Economics in Key Stage 4 where we offer OCR GCSE Economics providing students the opportunity to study Economics at an early stage, which is a good basis to take forward into KS5. In Key Stage 5 we offer Edexcel AS/A Level Economics which is amongst the most popular option choices in the sixth form. The department works very closely together and is well resourced and highly regarded in terms of teaching, learning and student feedback/support. There are many resources stored centrally to encourage the sharing of best practice in order to provide a consistent experience for all students.
Key Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
There are 30 x 55 min lessons per week of which 22 are timetabled. Staff contribute to duties and run an after-school activity. Supervision of an evening prep session until 8.10pm is required on one evening each week. Support for weekend activities on 2 occasions each year and attendance at Open Days is also required. There is no Saturday morning school, and we teach for 34 weeks of the academic year.
Support for Students:
Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classrooms and the school environment
Promote good behaviour and management of relationships with peers and staff
Provide formative oral and written assessments through marking, prep and other forms of feedback, using this to inform
Contribute to the teaching in the department across the full age and ability range (an ability/experience of teaching other subjects would also be of interest for the future)
Hold a record of outstanding examination results
Demonstrate a commitment to high standards of teaching and learning
Support for the Curriculum:
Prepare schemes of work and lesson plans that ensure the needs of all students are met
Identify appropriate attainment and/or achievement targets, differentiating teaching as required
Monitor planning, curriculum coverage and learning outcomes
Plan and implement intervention strategies where improvement needs are identified
Support for the Collegiate:
Be aware of and support difference and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the Collegiate
Organise and deliver an extra-curricular/super-curricular activity
Supervise students on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
Always promote the Collegiate and its students positively
The Appointed Candidate will have:
Good honours degree in Economics
A proven record of successfully delivering Economics GCSE and A level
Experience of teaching students with English as a second language (Desirable)
Ability to offer related subjects such as Business (Desirable)
Ability to teach across Key Stages 4-5
Ability to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills
Extensive knowledge and understanding of how to use and adapt a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential
Willingness to work collaboratively and co-operatively with staff in the department and across the Collegiate
Motivation to work with children and young people
Proactivity with your own professional development and in supporting others in meeting individual needs
Queen Ethelburga’s operates its own pay scale which parallels but is set above national teacher pay levels
All eligible staff are enrolled in the Teacher’s Pension Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Free staff gym
Annual family summer barbecue
Annual black tie Christmas Ball for staff and a guest
Subsidised school fees for staff children
QE is committed to ensuring a safe environment for its pupils and staff. Applicants will be required to provide proof of identity and undergo the relevant DBS checks for their role.
Any personal information you share with us on your application form will be used solely for recruitment purposes. Your details will be held for up to 6 months and destroyed after this time.
Any questions on individual roles or the recruitment process can be sent to the HR department on recruitment@qe.org
We receive high volumes of applications, due to this if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application, unfortunately on this occasion your application will not have been successful.
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