10 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Business studies

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 Per Year

Additional allowances

£3,214 TLR2b Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Salary: Main Scale, Full time/Part time, + TLR 2b
Required for September 2024

We are seeking a well-qualified, innovative and enthusiastic Subject Leader for Business.

The successful candidate will have a passion for their subject, a proven track record in producing excellent subject results and student outcomes, the ability to demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills, and a commitment to raising achievement.

You should be a highly motivated and successful practitioner who is willing to contribute to all aspects of the school vision and the many extra-curricular activities that the department offers.

Why Highdown School?
•We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
•We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
•We provide highly regarded ECT induction and Coaching for Excellence programmes
•We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’
•Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute
•Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?

What the school offers its staff

For details and an application form visit our website: www.highdown.reading.sch.uk.

Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email on hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk

Closing date: Applications considered on receipt

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check.

As part of our safeguarding procedures, candidates will also be subject to an online record search.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day.

Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk.

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