Teacher of Business Studies The Leigh Academy, Dartford, Kent

Job description

About the role: The Leigh Academy have a rare and exciting opportunity to appoint a committed, experienced and motivated Teacher of Business Studies to join us for September 2019 (or sooner depending on notice period). For the successful candidate, we can offer the opportunity to join a collaborative department and wider Trust with highly experienced teachers and leaders working in the department. For this academic year, we have the following take up across Key Stage 4 and 5;

- Business Studies Key Stage 4 – Year 10, 100 students and Year 11, 100 students
- Business Studies Key Stage 5 – AS Level, 60 students and A2 Level, 25 students
- Finance Key Stage 5 – AS Level, 30 students and A2 Level, 25 students

We have some excellent grades across the subjects and year groups but there is always room for progress of which our successful candidate will play a pivotal part in. Our aims are to focus on department growth, whilst pushing and developing excellent levels of attainment and achievement across the board.

We follow AQA for Business Studies at GCSE and AS, and Edexcel at A2. For Finance at Key Stage 5 we follow IFS. In addition, we have a fully resourced department. Day to day responsibilities and duties of this role are in line with the National Standard Teaching Standards.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Experience teaching this subject area

Employee benefits

Working for The Leigh Academy: The Leigh Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The Academy is divided into four Colleges: Brunel, Chaucer, Darwin and Da Vinci - each has their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique. We are a consistently 'Good' school - click here to view the full Ofsted report.

Our academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic Leadership Team are committed to making it a great place to work for staff at all stages in their careers. Our award-winning building and facilities are modern, light and airy and the open learning plazas and classrooms built around a day-lit wintergarden give the academy a unique and special character.

We can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and collaborative department not only within The Leigh Academy, but within the wider Trust as well. Full support will be provided and you'll have the tools and environment needed to teach in a way that works for you. We know that being a teacher can be both challenging and rewarding in equal measures and that you thrive on inspiring young adults and stimulating their curiosity. At The Leigh Academy, we aim to give our teachers the freedom to innovate and inspire our students as we know this is a crucial ingredient in driving great learning outcomes.

About The Leigh Academy

Green Street Green Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1QE
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