Teacher of Business & Economics

£27.56k – £43.17k per annum

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Teacher of Business & Economics

Loretto School is a leading independent boarding and day school located on the outskirts of Edinburgh. We seek an exceptional Teacher of Business and Economics to join this successful department.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of Business and Economics committed to the quality of learning and teaching and to providing an engaging and inspiring experience for the pupils. You will be a teacher who understands the importance of this role as well as the broader task of conveying interest and passion for the subject in the classroom.

We are looking for the successful applicant to begin as soon as possible and fulfil all aspects of the role from that time. This is a full-time post. The ability to teach Business Studies at A level will be required.

We are looking someone with high expectations of pupils, who will maintain the high grades achieved in recent years while also promoting a love of the subject inside and outside the classroom.

You will possess the following qualities:

  • a passion for Business Studies and Economics and an ability to share this with pupils
  • a high level of academic qualification in Business Studies/Economics
  • the ability to plan, prepare and deliver creative and challenging lessons to all age groups
  • the confidence to use innovative teaching methods that enhance learning and teaching
  • the creativity to produce resources which contribute to teaching and departmental development
  • good organisational skills and punctuality
  • willingness to work as part of a team and to share ideas with colleagues

You will be required to teach Business Studies/Economics to GCSE and A-level (both Edexcel exam board) and will have the opportunity to participate in the pastoral and extra-curricular life of the school.

You will be expected to be fully registered (or have the opportunity to become fully registered) with the GTCS.

Join us and you’ll find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and encourage innovation in every one of our people. Whatever your role, working at Loretto School is beyond a job, it’s a future full of progression and reward.

Loretto is a very busy boarding school and all staff are expected to contribute to our extensive extra-curricular programme.

In addition to your basic salary, the benefits of working with the School include:

  • Bike to work scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee Assistance programme,
  • Fee remission for staff with children at the school
  • Annual review and opportunities for training and continued professional development
  • Opportunities for involvement in the wider school community

We aim to attract and retain a diverse group of talented people, who are committed to upholding the school’s ethos. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Terms of the Post

This is a permanent, full-time post. Loretto has its own salary scale and salary will be determined by experience and aptitude for the role. There is also a fee remission for staff with children at the School.

Interview procedure

It is anticipated that the first-round interviews will be held by the Vicegerent and senior staff. Candidates who advance to the short list will be interviewed in school by the Headmaster and other senior staff. 


If you are suitably qualified and want to make a positive difference then we welcome an application from you.  Loretto is a busy school and staff are fully committed.  If this lifestyle suits you then you will find the school an enormously fulfilling place to work.

If you think that this is the right opportunity for you please send a completed application form and covering letter to the Human Resources Team on View email address on tes.com A full and person specification are available on request.

Alternatively, if you would like to arrange for an informal discussion please email View email address on tes.com

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2023 at 4.00pm (BST)

The School is committed to equal opportunities for all its pupils and staff.

Loretto is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Loretto meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all applicants who are offered employment will be subject to Disclosure Scotland Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme checks before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions. The cost of this application will be met by the School. Annually, every member of staff at the School is required to undergo, complete, and sign to confirm that they have received child protection training and will uphold it.

For the right candidate, the School, may consider the visa sponsorship through the points-based immigration system.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Scotland

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