3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:.

  • Be passionate about their subject both within and beyond the classroom;
  • Be able to teach across the age and ability range, bringing creative ideas, energy and enthusiasm;
  • Demonstrate strong teaching skills with the ability to inspire students and provide enjoyment of the subject to ensure all students reach their full potential and obtain excellent results.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • An opportunity to join a well-established and supportive department at an Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support, where staff are committed to raising attainment;
  • Development for staff through nationally recognised training courses;
  • Access to a range of resources and opportunities through our Academy Trust;
  • Opportunities to develop and enhance your role and the department through a range of wider partnerships;
  • Laptops for all staff;
  • Guidance, advice and support from both the department and senior leadership team who all want to make a positive difference to the education of all OBA students.

Further details about the role

Required for an April or September 2023 start, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated & enthusiastic Teacher of Business. The successful candidate will join a highly successful department with historic strong exam outcomes. Courses currently offered include OCR Cambridge National in Enterprise & Marketing (Lv1/2), AQA GCSE Economics, Edexcel A Level Business, and LIBF Diploma in Financial Studies. It is also hoped the department will offer AQA A Level Economics, experience of teaching this would be desirable. Progress 8 data regularly ranks the Business/Economics courses in the top 3 annually, with students often achieving or exceeding their target grades.

The department is looking for a candidate who will bring enterprise to life through a range of extra-curricular opportunities. In the past the department have offered KS3 Business Club, KS5 Young Enterprise, trips and visits with national and international companies, alongside working with the Lead on Oracy to collaborate with The Economist on their Topical Talk series.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people & expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two suitable references & a successful application for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

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About Ormiston Bushfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1053 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Ormiston Bushfield Academy is a good school (OFSTED – December 2019) with the inspection stating: • Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school • Leaders have the same high expectations of every pupil, whatever their background. • They encourage every pupil to do their best and to model the school’s shared values of ‘Opportunity, Belief and Aspiration’ The Academy is continuing to expand and due to its popularity and increasing student numbers, a new £6 million wing was opened in September 2018. This extension is an addition to the £20.6 million state-of-the-art building that was completed September 2012, giving every student the opportunity to learn in an exciting and inspiring environment at an Academy that has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion. The Academy has continued to build on the successes of the last few years and achieved strong results at GCSE & A-Level in the summer. It is conveniently located close to the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire borders & benefits from excellent road and rail links. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support, where staff are committed to raising attainment. The Academy has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion.

Arranging a visit to Ormiston Bushfield Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email katherine.scothern@bushfield.co.uk.

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