Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Business studies, Computing, Economics
MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + possibility of a TLR for the right candidate
About the role: Are you excited by the opportunities that Business and Enterprise develops in the Education of young people? Do you see Enterprise as a tool for generating more independent learners? Do you have a passion for promoting creative approaches to teaching and learning using new technologies? If you have answered yes to the above questions then the post at Strood Academy for a Teacher of Business and Enterprise is right for you!
Strood Academy is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic Teacher of Business and Enterprise from September 2021(an interest in KS3 Computing is desirable). You will be part of an experienced, supportive department who work collaboratively; sharing ideas and delivering innovative teaching to support and improve learning.
We are looking for a dynamic, emotionally intelligent and innovative teacher to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people. Joining Strood Academy will enable you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions.
The ideal candidate will specialise in Business and Enterprise at KS4 and KS5 and have a desire to support Computing at KS3. This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher to join an Academy which is committed to providing high quality professional development opportunities and support the Business and IT team on its journey to excellence.
The basis of this is role is permanent, offering MPS/UPS with a possibility to negotiate a TLR for an exceptional candidate.
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to.
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Academy, ages 11 to 19
1334 pupils enrolled
11 to 19
About Strood Academy
Working for Strood Academy: Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community. Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of £26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.
Our core value is “Building ambition; inspiring pride” and our purpose at Strood Academy is to:
nurture students’ aspirations and build resilience within an environment of tolerance, respect and empathy;
shape leaders within a global community;
develop and celebrate knowledgeable and inquiring minds to promote lifelong learning and;
help young people develop into well educated, considerate and caring citizens.
We have a growing roll call of 1400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals, it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development.
Why work at Strood Academy?
- Centralised behaviour system and detentions - simple for teachers to follow allowing disruptive free classrooms.
- Our commitment to the development of all staff - CPD on Wednesday afternoons and the opportunity to collaborate with staff from other schools in the LAT. Also all staff at Strood receive regular coaching feedback through our on-line platform on-track.
- Strood academy is easily accessible by A2 and the high speed train can allow for travel into London in less than 30 minutes.
- We have a common sense approach to workload. All teachers are expected to feedback or live mark. We also work closely as a Trust allowing for centralised resources to be shared across our secondary schools.