Teacher of Business Studies

Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire


Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Economics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS (£24,373 - £40,490)

Job summary

Business Studies Teacher
Salary: MPS/UPS (£24,373 - £40,490)
Contract: Full Time (Permanent)
Required for: September 2020

Are you a dynamic and motivated teacher of Business looking for a new opportunity? If you would you like to join a school community which values the development of its teachers and invests heavily in CPD, this could be the role you’ve been looking for. The Business Department works constantly to push their students and teach beyond the curriculum so they reach their full potential.

We offer:

• an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
• a successful and growing department with strong cohorts at GCSE and A Level;
• outstanding facilities and resources;
• high quality inset days, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke 3 year induction programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes;
• a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
• rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
• an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’.

For further insight into the Business Department and Kennet School please view the attachments below labelled:

‘A letter from our Headteacher’ (What We Believe)

‘Letter to Applicants’ (Staff Benefits)

‘A Letter from the Head of Business’

We would like you to be:
• able to teach Business Studies up to KS5, preferably with experience of vocational;
• creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
• Committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
• Willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
• Hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply

• Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below to complete the application form.

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk).

Deadline & Interview Dates

Deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 20 April and candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after. Interview details to be confirmed.

Additional Information

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1786 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Kennet School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@kennetschool.co.uk

School location

Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL