Job Vacancy

Teacher of Business and Enterprise

Burford School, Burford

Closing date
20th February 2023
Interview date(s)
To be confirmed
Start date
1st September 2023

Full time, Permanent, Start Date: 1st September 2023

Responsible to: Head of Business and Enterprise

We have an opportunity for a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Business and Enterprise.The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach Economics where experience allows.Business and Economics are popular option choices and students achieve excellent results at both KS4 and KS5. We teach GCSE Business and BTEC TECH Award Level 2 in Enterprise at KS4, and A Level Business and A level Economics at KS5.

The Team

The Business and Enterprise department comprises of two teachers who teach students at KS4 and KS5 and the subject is a very popular choice at GCSE, BTEC and ‘A’ Level. Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and offer students a wide variety of extra-curricular opportunities including Young Enterprise and the Tenner Challenge competition. A number of students take part in these competitions and have been successful at local and national level.

What are we looking for:

We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring Business and Enterprise teacher (NQT or experienced) with an ability to teach Business across the full age and ability range at KS4 and KS5. There will be an expectation to support the delivery and teaching of Young Enterprise. The ability to offer a second subject would be advantageous, although the majority of teaching will be in the Business and Enterprise department.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Appropriate experience of teaching across the full age and ability range
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Business at KS4 and 5
  • Awareness of current developments in Business and Enterprise
  • Enthusiasm for your subject with the ability to communicate that to others
  • The ability to communicate clearly with good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent practical skills combined with good classroom management and organisational skills
  • The ability to inspire all students to achieve their full potential

For further information or a discussion regarding the post, please contact the Head of Department, Mrs Ford.

Why work with us

Burford is an oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning and a priority given to teacher development. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.

Burford School is committed to staff wellbeing - we offer bespoke professional development programmes, a subsidised healthcare plan and free flu vaccinations during school hours. We support our staff to have a fulfilling relationship with work.

As we are a heavily oversubscribed school, children of staff have priority for admission to Burford School.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.

The successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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How to apply

Please use Eteach link via school website

Please download details and an application form from our Eteach page:

Contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, at the following email address: or telephone the number above.

Burford School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

As part of the vetting procedures, shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search. This isn’t part of the shortlisting process, and there will be a chance to address any issues of concern at interview.

Contact details

Name: Sarah Evans
Tel: 01993 823303
Address: Cheltenham Road Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4PL United Kingdom

Other information

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