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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies, Psychology, Social sciences

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 2b £5,350

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Deputy Faculty Leader of Social Sciences and Business to make an inspiring contribution to driving further departmental and whole school improvement. This post will suit an existing Subject Leader or experienced TLR holder.

The successful applicant will be an excellent teacher. They will be innovative, dynamic and be committed to outstanding achievement for all students. They will have been successful in demonstrating leadership skills, with experience in embedding ideas, leading and working as part of a team. The position is ideal for candidates wishing to further develop their skills in management and leadership and is ideal preparation for further career progression.

Benefits include:

  • CPD support from one of the largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teacher Training Alliance, throughout your career.
  • Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.

Chorus Education Trust is proud to support flexible working arrangements.

What the school offers its staff

Thank you for expressing an interest in the position of Deputy Faculty Leader of Social Sciences and Business (including Travel & Tourism). Eckington School is an 11-18 comprehensive secondary school in Derbyshire with circa 1260 students on role.

This is an exciting and unique time at Eckington School. On 1st April 2023, Eckington School joined Chorus Academy Trust and on 17th April 2023, it welcomed a new Headteacher. In September 2023, the school also welcomed two new Deputy Headteachers and three new Assistant Headteachers. If successfully appointed, you will be joining a school determined to make rapid improvements to ensure all of Eckington’s students receive the very best education that enables them to maximise their full potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Eckington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1453 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01246 432849

Eckington School is an 11-18 comprehensive secondary school in North-East Derbyshire with more than 1200 students on roll, including 150 in the school’s Sixth Form. In April 2023, Eckington School joined Chorus Education Trust, also welcoming a new Headteacher.

Eckington School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

You can view the school website at: www.eckington.net

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sfoster@chorustrust.org.

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