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Head of Business, Enterprise & Economics (Cross Secondary)

Bay House School, Gosport, Hampshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Business studies, Economics
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
£25,714 - £41,650 plus TLR

Job summary

Well-qualified and inspirational teacher with the potential to lead a specialist department in Business, Enterprise & Economics required to join enthusiastic & committed team.

(Easter or September start)

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher with the potential to lead a specialist department in Business, Enterprise & Economics. Ideally, you will have experience in teaching GCSE Business and A Level Business and Economics and knowledge of the Cambridge National in Business Enterprise.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and committed team of business & economics teachers based at Bay House and Brune Park schools and we are keen to appoint a subject specialist leader who can lead the development of the new BTEC Business Level 3 Diploma who is able to build on the strong foundations the department has established.

Our examination results are very strong at A Level and improving at KS4. Our Sixth Form was recently ranked joint 2nd best state A Level provider in the country for centres with over 100 candidates (DfE).

Our cohort of students have a strong work ethic and take pride in their studies for our subjects, which have proved increasingly popular over recent years. Our learners are respectful, polite and work hard to develop into resilient young adults who we are very proud of. We are committed to enabling all learners, irrespective of their current attainment, to achieve.

We also deliver cross-curricular initiatives such as Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and the Enterprise Tycoon competition as well as engaging extra-curricular speakers from industry with extra-curricular visits to Washington DC and New York City, with scope to develop additional opportunities. Students are encouraged to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities, outings and competitions throughout the year.

What can we offer you?

● The opportunity to join a dedicated team who deliver excellent support to our pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community
● On-going professional development with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership
● First class support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including ongoing professional development opportunities and dedicated NQT mentorship;
● Friendly and enthusiastic pupils and colleagues who are rightly proud of their schools
● A firm commitment to your well-being, as part of a supportive and professional work environment with
● A focus on skill development and progression for all team members
● Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes
● Free access to a school gym and swimming pool.

Employee benefits

TLR (value will be dependent on knowledge and experience

Applying for the job

Please complete the GFM Application form and ensure all sections of the application are filled in. You must explain all gaps in employment. We do not accept CVs or covering letters.

For enquiries and to return completed applications, please email hr@gfmat.org

Where we receive large volumes of applications or identify suitable candidates, on these occasions we may interview before the closing date, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Safeguarding statement
GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all shortlisted teaching candidates including those applying for a teaching assistant/Cover Supervisor/Other work deemed directly involved with pupils where it is indicated that they have qualified teacher status or have previously worked as a teacher. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks.

GFM Education pursues a policy of equality of opportunity

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
2143 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
hr@gfmat.org

About Bay House School

Why work at a GFM school?

GFM schools are friendly and rewarding places to work. We value all of our staff and the critical role they each play within our community. This is demonstrated through the support and the wide range of professional learning opportunities that we provide.

What makes GFM schools special?
In response to this question our staff said:

Our young people
We make a difference together
We share a sense of purpose
The extensive professional learning opportunities available to all staff
Our strong sense of community

Arranging a visit to Bay House School

We have made some adjustments to our usual interview process. First stage interviews will be held remotely via Google Meet. If it is then possible to offer a school visit, shortlisted candidates may be invited to the school site at a later date to teach an observed lesson.

School location

Gomer Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QP

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