JOB TITLE Business Studies / Economics Teacher
SUPERVISOR Head of School
The Business Studies / Economics Teacher works collaboratively with an international team to provide education to the pupils from a range of age groups, based on the Wellington College philosophy and ethos. The Business Studies/Economics Teacher must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. The teacher must demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and administration needs of the school, and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively and caringly to the needs of the pupils.
To contribute to raising standards of pupil achievement and attainment in a subject area or areas by teaching a timetable of lessons and supporting the Head of Department in the achievement of whole school and departmental targets.
• To have high expectations of all pupils based on relevant data.
• To teach using a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning, meeting the demands of the curriculum and through scaffolding and objectives ensure that the needs of all pupils are met.
• To maintain discipline in accordance with the college’s policies and encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour and standards of work.
• To assess pupils’ work in line with school policies and procedures referring to pupil performance targets.
• To contribute to the development and implementation of the subject’s strategic action plan.
• To attend and contribute to all staff and subject meetings.
• To use data, both externally and internally produced, to assess pupil performance and to develop appropriate courses of action.
• To review on a regular basis methods of learning and teaching.
• If asked, to be a form tutor to an assigned group of pupils.
• To register students and notify the designated safeguarding lead immediately about any concerns relating to a pupil.
• To participate in the School’s professional learning program and continue personal development in the relevant areas especially subject knowledge and teaching methods.
• To attend all Curriculum, Parent Teacher Conferences and other such academic or pastoral events.
• To ensure effective monitoring and communication with parents regarding academic progress both in line with school reporting procedures and in response to specific concerns as they arise.
• To undertake duties as detailed in the staff Duty Rota.
• To comply with the current policies and procedures of the School.
• To display the Huili Values at all times, either in school or in the wider community.
• To assess, record and report on the attainment, attendance and progress of pupils keeping such records as are required.
• To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual or groups of pupils.
• To prepare and update subject materials, including schemes or work.
• To assist the Head of Department in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies.
• To plan and prepare sequences of lessons to show progress over time.
• To produce interim and annual reports for all pupils taught in line with the School’s Teaching and Learning Policy.
• To maintain excellent communication with parents.
• Mentoring a pupil, trainee teacher or teaching assistant as appropriate.
• To engage actively with the School’s performance review surveys.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, teaching certificate
Major: Economics / Business or related education majors
Language: Fluent English speaker
Working Experience A minimum of 2 years working experience in teaching Economics / Business
EXPERTISE: Knowledge of Economics and Business teaching
Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and developments
Be able to develop curriculum
Display the Huili Values
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Cross-cultural working experience is preferred