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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 May 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies, Computing

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2C £7,368

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key Responsibilities:

• To be responsible for the academic achievement of all learners in Business & Computing across key stages 4 & 5

• To be responsible for the leadership of the Business & Computing team

• To be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the Business & Computing Department budget

• To inspire, motivate and challenge learners and staff, supporting their individual learning journeys Strategic Direction:

• To ensure the vision for the department is clearly articulated, shared and understood and acted upon effectively by all

• To develop and implement policies and practices for the Business & Computing Department which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement and success for all

• To assist with the short-, medium- and long-term plans for the development and resourcing of the Business & Computing curriculum, through the School Improvement Plan (SIP)

• To set, monitor and evaluate department targets that impact on learning • To be committed to continual improvement and the achievement of Outstanding standards

What the school offers its staff

Omega Multi-Academy Trust is committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent to achieve high performance across all school communities. Vital to pursuing this aim is the recognition of employees for exceptional performance, behaviour and achievements. Our offer encourages such recognition of individuals and teams through a range of formal and informal methods. We are committed to encouraging positive work environments that promote the physical and mental wellbeing of our staff. The capability, capacity and comfort of our colleagues is a priority for us. Omega MAT Plus+ is an exclusive suite of benefits that is on offer to every colleague across the Trust. This is a gateway to a huge range of exciting benefits, including an Employee Assistance Programme. There is 24/7 health and wellbeing support available for everyone, as well as fabulous discounts against big brands and many high street stores

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 Great Sankey High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2124 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

I am delighted to share this amazing opportunity at Great Sankey High School, as we seek to recruit a talented and aspirational professional to join our team.

I am proud to be the Headteacher of the school and I will lead the Great Sankey learning community to be an employer of choice who provides excellent teaching and learning with passion and purpose, based on our core values of Growth, Respect, Excellence, Aspiration and Teamwork. Our mission is for everyone in our school to be happy and inspired by
their school experience and for our staff this means working in a warm, welcoming and purposeful environment. This position is key in helping us to empower students to harness their own creativity, to raise their aspirations and to achieve their potential.

Great Sankey High School was judged as ‘Good’ overall by Ofsted in our most recent inspection in March 2023. We aim to continue a journey of improvement and transformation and I am determined to provide an exceptional quality of education and culture for all students, with the ambition that all will excel both academically and as aspirational and inspirational young people. There is no better time to join us, as a
colleague, a leader or a student.

Our philosophy is grounded equally in securing the highest professional standards and supporting and caring for all professionals. Great Sankey High School is a founder member of the Omega Multi- Academy Trust and all staff benefit from exceptional networks and opportunities. A broad and varied professional development package is available, driven by the latest educational research with a focus on the development of all professionals at each career stage. Colleagues who train with us, grow with us and progress with us.

The school is situated close to local transport links and is easily accessible from areas in the North-West. Our School has been over subscribed for a number of years and now boasts over 2100 students across Key Stages 3, 4 & 5. The school has Barrow Hall College, a
large school based sixth form. Students and staff are incredibly proud of their school and are determined to work together to secure further improvements and achievements.

Great Sankey High School benefits from increasingly impressive facilities and ongoing projects. The school has seen significant investment in a building and refurbishment programme, resulting in a range of new specialist science classrooms and new sports accommodation.

So, if you are eager to join a forward-thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards, are keen to learn, develop and work with colleagues, students, parents and the community and are passionate about transforming student lives and the opportunities provided to our communities then we would be
delighted to hear from you.

Yours faithfully,
Mr Gary Evans

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