Head of Business, Enterprise & Economics (Cross Secondary) – Bay House and Brune Park Schools
Start date: Easter or September start
Hours: Full time
Salary range: £25,714 – £41,650 plus TLR (value dependent on knowledge and experience)
Site(s): Bay House and Brune Park Schools
Closing date: 11/02/2021 12:00 am
Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher with the potential to lead a specialist department in Business, Enterprise & Economics. Ideally, you will have experience in teaching GCSE Business and A Level Business and Economics and knowledge of the Cambridge National in Business Enterprise.
You will be joining an enthusiastic and committed team of business & economics teachers based at Bay House and Brune Park schools and we are keen to appoint a subject specialist leader who can lead the development of the new BTEC Business Level 3 Diploma who is able to build on the strong foundations the department has established.
Our examination results are very strong at A Level and improving at KS4. Our Sixth Form was recently ranked joint 2nd best state A Level provider in the country for centres with over 100 candidates (DfE).
Our cohort of students have a strong work ethic and take pride in their studies for our subjects, which have proved increasingly popular over recent years. Our learners are respectful, polite and work hard to develop into resilient young adults who we are very proud of. We are committed to enabling all learners, irrespective of their current attainment, to achieve.
We also deliver cross-curricular initiatives such as Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and the Enterprise Tycoon competition as well as engaging extra-curricular speakers from industry with extra-curricular visits to Washington DC and New York City, with scope to develop additional opportunities. Students are encouraged to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities, outings and competitions throughout the year.
What can we offer you?
- The opportunity to join a dedicated team who deliver excellent support to our pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community
- On-going professional development with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership
- First class support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including ongoing professional development opportunities and dedicated NQT mentorship;
- Friendly and enthusiastic pupils and colleagues who are rightly proud of their schools
- A firm commitment to your well-being, as part of a supportive and professional work environment with
- A focus on skill development and progression for all team members
- Membership of one of the UK’s largest public sector pension schemes
- Free access to a school gym and swimming pool.
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Where we receive large volumes of applications or identify suitable candidates, on these occasions we may interview before the closing date, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible. We have made some adjustments to our usual interview process. First stage interviews will be held remotely via Google Meet. If it is then possible to offer a school visit, shortlisted candidates may be invited to the school site at a later date to teach an observed lesson.
GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. A “prohibition from teaching” check will be completed for all shortlisted teaching candidates including those applying for a teaching assistant/Cover Supervisor/Other work deemed directly involved with pupils where it is indicated that they have qualified teacher status or have previously worked as a teacher. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. GFM Education pursues a policy of equality of opportunity.