Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    April / September

  • Closing date

    20 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    6 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/ UPS depending on experience, plus £2,000 bursary for direct applications, paid over two years. Possible TLR 2A for the Second in Department role

Business Teacher with the possibility of Second in Department job summary

We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis so this advert may close earlier than advertised, depending on the level of response. Early applications are therefore advised.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Business Teacher to join our Business Studies and IT department. Committed to raising attainment, you will have the ability to motivate our students to succeed to the highest levels. You will bring new ideas, new concepts and new experiences for our students. You will have autonomy in your teaching and be provided with an outstanding CPD package for personal development. You will be an aspiring middle leader and outstanding practitioner.

Business Studies courses for KS4 and 5 are offered within the Business and IT department. There is an experienced Head of Department who leads a team of committed and established specialists. The school offers a broad range of Business courses and has a particularly strong and popular Sixth Form Business Studies programme. The number of Sixth Form students taking the subject has grown year on year. Our recently opened Sixth Form centre offers state of the art facilities. It is used extensively by students studying Business Studies and IT in Key Stage 5. We have an established Young Enterprise Club as well as the Business and Computing lunchtime club.

In addition, there is the possibility of a TLR for the right candidate who wishes to develop to middle management. If you wish to take accountability for elements of the curriculum and teaching and learning within the Business department, there is the possibility of Second in Department.

About Us

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, with staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams, to counter the free breakfast, “Friday Treats” and on-site coffee shop! We also offer the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted 2020

Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for ECTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For ECTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan.

“The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” and “Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire and achieve’.”. Ofsted 2020

All who work at the academy reinforce our six virtues linked to our motto (Ambition, Sensitivity, Purpose, Integrity, Resilience and Eloquence), helping us instil a culture of excellence that runs throughout every strand of our Academy.

Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together.

There are approximately 1000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

How to Apply

If you are team player, passionate about education and social mobility and want to be a pivotal part of improving opportunities for the students of our local community and increasing their learning experiences, then The Highcrest Academy is the school for you.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.

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About The Highcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1059 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

"The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere" and "Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school's motto of 'aspire and achieve'." Ofsted 2020

All who work at the academy reinforce our six virtues linked to our motto (Ambition, Sensitivity, Purpose, Integrity, Resilience and Eloquence), helping us instil a culture of excellence that runs throughout every strand of our Academy.

Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together. There are approximately 1,000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, where your well-being is paramount. We offer staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams, plus a paid Well-being Day for all staff. There is also the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

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