To lead high quality teaching, learning and assessment within the department, facilitating best practice sharing and outstanding resources.
To review and revise the curriculum to cater for the needs and abilities of all students within the Collaborating with staff to create Schemes of Work and a unified sense of purpose within the department.
To monitor the quality of teaching and learning in the department via discussion of teaching strategies, reviewing of lesson planning, lesson observations
To lead and monitor a departmental marking policy that is consistent amongst the team and understood by the students
To set and monitor Challenge Grades and academic progress for all pupils taught in the department
To identify the professional development needs of staff in the department and liaise with the Director of Professional Development to ensure that necessary staff training is identified and implemented.
To liaise with the Learning Support and Examinations office to ensure that all extra learning needs are being addressed
To represent the Economics department in all matters within the School including attendance at HoDs’ meetings
To be in communication with parents when necessary to monitor the learning of individual students
To manage the effective administration of the department including examinations and assessment administration, options booklets and handbooks.