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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Business studies

Working pattern

Part time: 0.4fte

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Buxton Community School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic part time Teacher of Business Studies to join our team on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave.

We are seeking an outstanding classroom teacher with proven success and suitable experience of delivering high quality teaching and learning.

Applicants for the role must have a strong Business Studies background as evidenced by excellent qualifications and an intrinsic desire to keep abreast of key developments in the subject. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is a team player and happy to work collegiately to continue to drive forward our success.

Experience of KS5 teaching is essential.

You will work closely and collaboratively with the Business Studies team; be receptive to innovative practices and be an inspirational and motivational practitioner.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a tangible passion for teaching Business Studies and be able to share evidence of enabling students to meet and exceed expectations.
  • Have experience in teaching Business Studies with experience or ambition to teach to A Level.
  • Have excellent understanding of the curriculum and specifically how lesson design can help to deliver this successfully. They will have a keen interest in evidenced based research to inform their teaching.
  • Be someone who understands the value of high-quality assessment and feedback to inform lesson design.

What the school offers its staff

What you will get from us.

  • The chance to join a forward thinking and ambitious department who are committed to providing the best education to students at BCS.
  • Support with regard to your own needs whether they be teaching and learning based or leadership.
  • A supportive, collegiate and sociable working environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher at any stage of their career and our priority is to appoint someone who is committed to education and being the best teacher they can be. We are looking for someone who can spark an interest in students and fully support them in achieving success in the subject

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)
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.

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About Buxton Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1331 pupils
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Buxton Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jayne.mcmillan@buxton.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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