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Salary: Qualified* up to £30,827.20, unqualified up to £24,421.60
Located in Harlow
Part time (0.8 fte) 29.6 hours
Fixed term Maternity Cover approx. 1 year
About the team
The Sixth Form department at Harlow College have an upcoming vacancy for maternity cover for A Level Business covering part of the academic years of 2020/2021 and 2021/2022. This highly successful A Level department delivers a wide range of A Level subjects and achieves excellent grades and value added, contributing to the colleges overall success that has resulted in it being in the top 1% of colleges nationally for academic progress.
About the programme
The AQA specification covers six units in the first year based on the functional areas of a business. Four additional units are taught during the second year, covering strategic decision making, building on the study of decision making in the functional areas from year one. The content of the course covers the importance of the context of business in relation to decision making, the interrelated nature of business activities, and how they affect competitiveness in different markets. There is a significant amount of quantitative data used in decision making, including the interpretation of index numbers and calculations such as ratios and percentages, as well as use of non-quantitative data as well.
About the role
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented individual who can support the A level Business learners in exploring the programme content, developing the necessary skills and knowledge to reach their potential in the end of year exams. This is a fantastic opportunity to pass on your skills and inspire the next generation by working in Further Education.
If you are qualified to degree level in Business Studies with strong communication skills and passion for using innovative techniques to promote learning, this could be a perfect job for you.
· Successful delivery of A level Business Studies, including preparation of learners for examinations
· Previous experience of planning of lessons, preparation of resources, delivery and assessment of A level Business Studies
· Experience of using a range resources to promote learning, including digital resources
· Creative problem-solving skills
What we can offer
The successful candidate can expect investment in their personal and professional development as well as an excellent benefits package including 42 days annual leave plus bank holidays and an excellent Pension Scheme (Teachers' Pension Scheme).
Please visit http://www.harlow-college.ac.uk/about-us/jobs to download an application pack. Please ensure you return your equality and diversity form together with your application form, as your application will not be progressed with out it.
Still unsure if this is the right role for you?
Contact Sotiri Adamopoulos on 01279 868 126 for an informal discussion.
Closing date for applications is 17th January 2021
This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
As an equal opportunities' employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
*Qualified = Level 4 teaching qualification