Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are a highly supportive school with strong subject and senior leadership to help you develop. We are looking for a highly ambitious, committed and dynamic professional to join our ICT and Business department; someone who is passionate about their subject, communicates well with young people and makes a positive impact on their learning.

As part of our thriving ICT and Business department, you will have the opportunity to inspire and educate students in Key Stage 4, offering GCSE or NCFE qualifications, as well as the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business. Additionally, you will contribute to our Information Technology curriculum, enhancing the learning experience for our students.

The ICT and Business department comprises of a team of experienced educators, including a subject lead in IT and Computer Science, and a head of faculty, providing support and collaboration opportunities. Working closely with five other teachers, you will benefit from a supportive environment where sharing best practices and supporting each other's wellbeing is prioritised.

As an all-through school, Aylesbury Vale Academy fosters collaboration not only within the secondary phase, but also with primary colleagues, ensuring a seamless transition for students. Exciting plans to extend our Post 16 provision further enrich our academic offerings, providing additional opportunities for both staff and students.

Our Business studies department offers a broad and ambitious curriculum, empowering teachers to tailor learning to the diverse academic, social, and emotional needs of our students. While planning is centralised to promote collaboration, teachers are encouraged to adapt materials and teaching approaches to best serve their classes. At Key Stage 4 and 5, students benefit from experienced teachers who employ effective teaching strategies, including retrieval practice, to prepare them thoroughly for their exams.

Recent GCSE results reflect the dedication of our staff and the progress of our students, with Progress 8 reaching its highest point in the Academy's history. Notably, the gaps between the progress of SEN and Pupil Premium students continue to narrow, demonstrating our commitment to inclusive education and academic excellence.

Business Studies, Computer science and IT subjects are popular choices among our students, highlighting the importance of passionate and skilled educators in our department. Currently, we have multiple Year 11 classes in Business Studies, IT and Computer Science showcasing the demand for these subjects and the opportunities for impactful teaching.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated individual with a strong passion for learning and excellent interpersonal skills. Resilience, adaptability, and a commitment to delivering high-quality education are essential qualities we seek. A proven track record of success in delivering GCSE Business Studies would be advantageous, along with great subject knowledge and a dedication to fostering student achievement.

Join our team at Aylesbury Vale Academy and become part of a vibrant learning community dedicated to empowering students and fostering academic excellence. Apply now to embark on an exciting journey in education with us

What the school offers its staff

There are a wide range of staff benefits that are available to all members of staff employed directly by The Aylesbury Vale Academy. Some of the benefits include:

  • A workplace fully committed to the principles of the DfE Wellbeing Charter
  • Priority admissions for school staff
  • Bespoke CPD that is often self-directed
  • Free employee assistance programme - 24/7 phone line for free emotional, bereavement and financial concerns
  • Well-embedded systems that provide clear structures at the same time as allowing individuals to work with autonomy
  • 10% discount on pre-school places
  • 10% discount on Primary wraparound care
  • 25% discount on the use of the Lettings facilities (sport pitches, sports hall, drama studios, Community suite, party rooms)

Commitment to safeguarding

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and an online screening check. We also carry out Enhanced DBS checks every five years.

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About The Aylesbury Vale Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 19
School size
1814 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
01296 428551

Thank you for expressing your interest in the post of Teacher of IT. This is a school where we aim to go beyond the expected to ensure that students' life chances are enhanced.

We are proud of our non-selective, fully inclusive status and believe that children and young people, regardless of their background, ability or circumstances can thrive and succeed here. That is why we place respect, aspiration and resilience at the heart of everything we do.

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