We are looking for a motivated, dynamic and dedicated Business Education practitioner with the vision to inspire learners in this exciting and expanding area. The successful candidate will be part of an experienced a team of tutors based in our state of the art sixth form centre.
You will join a large Vocational and Business Education Department offering GCSE, A Level and BTEC qualifications across a range of subject areas. The post offers flexibility to either specialise in one qualification or deliver a wider range of subjects, including our popular and successful A Level and GCSE Economics courses and GCSE and A Level Business course. Applications are welcome from NQTs or experienced teachers. The college has an Applied Learning specialism.
Collingwood College has its own generous pay scale and the financial package offered will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the post and the experience of the person appointed.
All new staff appointments are subject to verification of fitness to work, receipt of two satisfactory references, qualification verification, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service at Enhanced level as well as other checks relevant to the role.
Access to other benefits including:
• BUPA Healthcare Cash Plan
• Outstanding facilities, including free on-site parking
• All Collingwood College teachers up to the age of 75 are eligible to belong to the Teacher’s Pension Scheme,and will automatically become members unless they opt out. Further information can be found at www.teacherspensions.co.uk Member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
• 24/7 Employee Assistant programme
• Exclusive savings, discounts and offers through My Staff Shop including Cycle to Work Scheme
• Flexible leave of absence policy
Collingwood College has a flourishing Vocational and Business department. The Department endeavours to ensure that students find Business and Economics stimulating, enjoyable and highly relevant subjects. The Department helps them to develop confidence in their Business and Economics ability to meet new challenges and succeed. The Department has high expectations of all students and is focused on helping them achieve their very best, in classwork, homework, school examinations and public examinations. The Department provides pupils with a rich variety of lessons and a broad range of opportunities to extend their learning. The Department continually explores new and interesting ways to teach the subject, in order to engage pupils at every level and ensure all reach their full potential.
The Department results are improving year on year, with 22% achieving Grades 7-9 in Business and 37% in Economics and 66% and 93% respectively at Grades 9-4 at GCSE last year. The popularity of Business is growing within the school with over 100 students opting for GCSE each year, many of whom go on to study it at A Level where they achieve excellent results – ALPS 3 last year. In the Sixth Form we also offer A Level Economics
A particular strength of the department is the way we identify and challenge our gifted and talented students. We also work closely with our SEND Department and Pupil Premium Lead to support our students.
There are currently five members of the Vocational and Business Department, teaching from KS4 to A Level, with a mix of full-time, part-time and staff with additional responsibilities within the school.
Collingwood College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
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