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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Business studies
Working pattern
Part time
FTE negotiable with the successful candidate
Contract type
Maternity or parental leave cover (Starting as soon as possible until 31 August 2022 unless the postholder returns to work earlier)

Job summary

We are seeking an inspirational, well-qualified and highly motivated and Teacher of Business Studies to work within our talented and successful Social Science faculty. The ability to teach A Level Economics and/or Vocational Business courses would be welcomed but is not essential.

We hope to appoint someone who is ambitious and as committed to creative and compelling teaching as we are.

This role is suited for an NQT or more experienced teacher.
The successful candidate will:
• Be a strong classroom teacher with a real commitment to high quality teaching and learning.
• be able to enthuse, engage and motivate students
• Be a reflective practitioner and always be willing to improve
• Be a strong team player
• Be willing to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school
Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), cycle to work scheme and on-site parking. As a Teaching School we also offer support to staff looking for career progression.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
2009 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Gordano School

Gordano School is a large and highly successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school approximately eight miles outside Bristol. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of over 350 students that is strongly integrated into the school and offers significant opportunities for Post-16 teaching in over 30 courses. We are the sole secondary school serving the popular town of Portishead, and benefit greatly from being a central part of our community.

We view education as something bigger than just academic achievement. We have a record of considerable academic success, but believe that an education should be about preparing young people for their future lives in a complete sense. As well as consistently positive Progress 8 and Level 3 Value Added outcomes at GCSE and A Level respectively we place great emphasis on student leadership, an unparalleled extra-curricular programme and student progression to their next steps in a wide range of academic and vocational routes.

We value our membership of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership, the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and our role as a Teaching School in delivering high quality support and development for colleagues, both new to the profession and more established. Our size allows regular opportunities for progression into leadership roles.

We were judged Outstanding in all categories in our last Ofsted inspection, but, just as importantly, seek to be a very happy school community with a big heart. This has never been more evident than in the last year, where we have been incredibly proud of the response from our brilliant staff, children and families to the Covid pandemic.

School location

St Mary's Road, Bristol, BS20 7QR

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