Teacher of Business/Economics

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

At Cheney School we have a well-established, vibrant and successful Humanities Department where Business is one of our most popular Humanities subjects which is taught at GCSE and Advanced level. Our vacancy is for a Business Studies teacher able to teach on the range of courses we offer.

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, ambitious and innovative teacher to join a successful and progressive Humanities Faculty. We are a strong team which values working with young people and promoting students’ lasting enthusiasm Humanities subjects. We would welcome a team player who is keen to work and plan collaboratively and contribute to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas. This exciting post offers part-time Business and/or Economics teaching across KS4-5, with a possible full time post for a successful candidate with History/RE across KS3-5.

Business and Economics at Cheney School are valued subjects and the need for more teaching is due to increasing numbers. We offer the Edexcel Business GCSE and the AQA Economics A Level.

We will need you to:

  • Be passionate about helping students make excellent progress and reach their potential;
  • Have a proven track record as an outstanding and creative practitioner;
  • Have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • Demonstrate the talent, interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate students.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role please contact Miss Judy Gleen, Head of Humanities on jgl@cheney.oxon.sch.uk.

Salary will be on the Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale, depending on experience + TLR for additional duties. The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below. In addition to your application form please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date:  Wednesday, 27 March at 8am          

Interviews: tbc

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