Teacher of English

Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College Academy, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3PX

2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Teachers' main or upper scale

Teacher of English job summary

We are looking to appoint a teacher of English with a passion for education and a deep-felt desire to make a difference for young people.

Applying for the job

In order to apply, please complete the BDAT application form. The application form can be downloaded from the school website www.buttershaw.net under Staff/BBEC Current Vacancies.

At BBEC our first priority is keeping our young people safe. Safeguarding is at the heart of all we do, and we work hard to ensure that all of our students are safe at all times and know how to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations. BBEC makes decisions about the suitability of prospective employees based on checks and evidence including: criminal record checks (DBS checks), barred list checks and prohibition checks, together with references and interview information.

Applications must be received by the closing date of 9am on Monday 27 June 2022. Interviews to be held w/c 27 June 2022.

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Supporting documents

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About Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1385 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College is an improving school. We are an ambitious, community-focused academy of just over 1400 students serving an area of social deprivation on the southern edge of Bradford and seven miles from Leeds. BBEC is popular locally and is rapidly becoming the school of choice for the community of Buttershaw; for the last four years we have been over-subscribed in Year 7.

BBEC is an inclusive school, our school motto is ‘We all belong at BBEC’. We celebrate our differences and our similarities and do not tolerate discrimination of any type. We have a bold approach to inclusion and work so that all students and staff can bring their authentic selves to school.

BBEC has a cohesive, highly skilled and ambitious staff team who work hard to ensure that every student is successful. Many of our students face multiple challenges and it is through clarity of vision, professionalism and determined support for students and for each other that we are bringing about improvement. We have the highest expectations for all our students and expect that our staff teach to the very highest level. We have a rigorous approach to quality assurance and a significant commitment to Continuing Professional Development. Teachers have many opportunities to improve their teaching pedagogy and pedagogical subject knowledge and we expect them to make the most of these opportunities to ensure that the highest of standards are maintained.
BBEC is situated in a modern building. It has well-equipped departments that are arranged in suites of rooms. All teachers have a laptop, all classrooms are equipped with projectors and interactive whiteboards and all classrooms have access to student laptops.

All at BBEC are dedicated to raising the aspirations of our students and improving cultural capital through ambitious schemes of learning in all year groups and a varied offer of extra-curricular activities and opportunities. We run trips and visits to places in the UK and across the world, our students take place in a myriad of competitions and our CEIAG programme is exemplary. BBEC is unique in having five academies in Art and Design, STEM, Performing Arts, Sport and Enterprise, all of which aim to broaden the experiences and skills of our students.

At BBEC, we recognise that our staff are our biggest asset. We believe that our children deserve only the best quality staff so recruit carefully and invest in training to ensure continues improvement and an excellent quality of education.

This exciting role offers great opportunities for the successful candidate and a chance to make a difference to some wonderful young people.

We are looking for a Teacher of English who:
• has successful experience of teaching English in a secondary school,
• has the ability to manage a classroom effectively,
• has the ability to relate well to students,
• has a passion for education and a deep-felt desire to make a difference for young people

Arranging a visit to Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College Academy

If you would like to speak to someone about the vacancy or to arrange to visit the school, please contact Anna Krywyszyn at Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College on 01274 676285, or by email at anna.krywyszyn@bbec.bdat-academies.org.

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