Subject Leader of Business Studies

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Subject Leader of Business Studies

Croydon, Greater London
Meridian High School
Full Time
MPR + TLR / Lead Practitioner Scale
13th January 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
19th February 2021 11:59 PM
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Start Date
1st September 2021
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1128940

Are you looking for your next career move? We are looking for a Business Studies Lead Teacher to join our thriving and supportive Mathematics and Business Faculty.

Your opportunity

Our Business Studies Teacher will work alongside the Mathematics Leadership Team. This key role is open to experienced teachers and could also provide the opportunity to train or be appointed as a Lead Practitioner and therefore support the Quality of Education across the school. Lead Practitioners are particularly focusing on embedding our new Oracy approach across the school.

The successful candidate will teach Business Studies to all Key Stages.

About Meridian High School

Meridian High School is a forward-looking, dynamic Academy, on a journey of sustainable improvement within GLF Schools. We believe education is about developing the whole person, helping learners to understand the many different branches of human knowledge, challenging them to think critically and encouraging a desire for truth and curiosity in life. We further believe that ‘resilience, ambition and respect’ are vital educational tools.

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • Innovative and inspirational 
  • Committed to and has a strong belief in teamwork 
  • Able to lead, challenge and motivate students 
  • Committed to working with parents and the wider community  

Why work at Meridian High School

  • The support of GLF Schools and the opportunity to be part of an inspirational, growing and dynamic organisation
  • An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community 
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools 
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service. 
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression 

Thrive in a Career at GLF

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Work life and family friendly policies 
  • Flexible Working 
  • Staff Wellbeing 
  • Career Pathways and Talent Management 
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration 
  • Valued worker scheme  

The Details

Salary - MPR + TLR / Lead Practitioner Scale

Hours - Full time

Start Date - September 2021

Closing Date for applications - 19th February 2021

Interview date - TBC (interviews to take place via video call. Please note, we may invite candidates to interview ahead of the closing date, so please submit your application at your earliest)


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Meridian High School

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