Second in Department - Business
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Job start date
1 September 2023
4 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)
26 May 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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- MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications plus possible TLR 2A
What skills and experience we're looking for
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Can you bring industry and business to life within the classroom? We have strong and established links with local industry and international companies to enthuse our students about the global business environment. Come and be part of it!
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.
What the school offers its staff
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.
“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable…”.Ofsted Report February 2020
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.
Further details about the role
Please be aware that the academy is closed for half term from 26 May to 4 June but we will be in touch on our return.
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About The Highcrest Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1030 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
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Our Ofsted Report 2020 says, “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’”. 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.
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