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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Business studies, Economics
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS based on experience + TLR2 £6,095

Job summary

About the role: From September 2021, Longfield Academy has a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Business and Economics Teacher to join us as Subject Leader, with the potential to become Deputy Director of Learning for the right candidate. This is an excellent position for a first step into leadership, supported by a strong Director of Learning and experienced department. Our successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills and be able to drive and motivate a team who achieve excellent results. You will join an established and successful department with a collaborative and dedicated team who achieve excellent results. We have a high uptake of the subjects at all key stages. As one of the only non-selective Ofsted graded Outstanding Post 16 provisions in Kent, it is an ideal opportunity to learn from good practice and be part of our success story.

We are offering up to £6,095 TLR payment subject to experience to address the additional responsibility of this position. ​​​​​​​

Our successful candidate will:

Take on this exciting role in a successful oversubscribed academy;
Work within state of the art facilities;
Receive guaranteed CPD which will be tailored to individual requirements;
Receive ongoing professional training and development as well as networking opportunities throughout Leigh Academies Trust;
Receive a competitive salary which will be reflected by the success achieved while in post.

Education and Training:

Will hold a good honours degree in a relevant discipline;
Will hold a teaching qualification

Employee benefits

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1030 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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Contact email
Contact phone number

About Longfield Academy

Working at Longfield Academy: Longfield Academy is a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy opened in September 2008, replacing Axton Chase School. Since then student outcomes have rapidly improved. In May 2018, we were judged to be 'Good' with an 'Outstanding' Sixth Form provision - a well-deserved accolade. Our school is heavily oversubscribed in Year 7 and has a large and growing Sixth Form. In recent years, Longfield Academy moved into its brand new £25m building with state of the art facilities for learning across all subject areas.

School location

Main Road, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

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