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Head of Economics and Business


Job Description:

Position: Head of Economics and Business

Location: London Borough of Islington

Start Date: September 2024

Are you passionate about educating the next generation of leaders in business and economics? Do you possess a drive for academic excellence and innovation? If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you to join our team!

Step Teachers are working with a prestigious educational institution dedicated to providing a world-class learning experience for students. With a focus on developing and achieving academic excellence.

Role Overview:

As the Head of Economics and Business, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the academic direction of the school's Economics and Business department. You will lead a team of passionate educators, develop innovative curriculum offerings, and engage students in meaningful learning experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver high-quality courses in Economics and Business at various levels, ensuring alignment with curriculum standards and learning objectives.
  • Lead curriculum development initiatives to incorporate emerging trends and best practices in business and economics education.
  • As the Head of Economics and Business, you must be able to mentor and support faculty members in their professional growth and development as educators.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive learning environment that encourages student engagement and academic success.
  • Conduct research and scholarly activities in the fields of economics and business, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the discipline.
  • Engage with industry partners and stakeholders to enhance students' understanding of real-world business practices and economic principles.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in departmental planning, budgeting, and assessment processes.


  • Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) in Economics, Business, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at the post-secondary level, with a record of excellence in instruction and student mentorship.
  • Strong knowledge of curriculum development principles and pedagogical best practices in economics and business education.
  • A Head of Economics and Business with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with students, colleagues, and external partners.
  • A commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and beyond.
  • Experience in academic leadership.

Why Step Teachers?
With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.
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  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

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  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    Master's Degree