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Second in the Social Sciences Faculty & Teacher of Business Studies

High Street, Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, BS36 1JL
Winterbourne Academy
Full Time
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604 p.a.) + TLR C
6th May 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
17th May 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1149038

TLR Allowance: C (equivalent to £2,796 p.a.)

Winterbourne Academy is seeking an exceptional practitioner and ambitious leader, to work in conjunction with the head of faculty in shaping the future delivery of Business (offered at GCSE, A-level and Cambridge Technical KS4 and 5) and Social Sciences, raising the profile and reach of the Social Sciences Faculty across the curriculum and the academy.

The post-holder will teach Business studies at KS4 and 5. However, the ability to teach more than one of the following subjects to A level standard would be advantageous:

- Business studies (timetable requirement)

- Business studies Cambridge Technical KS4 (Marketing and Enterprise) & KS5

- Economics

- Health & Social Care

- Sociology

- Psychology

- Law

- Criminology

The post-holder will work at Winterbourne Academy and will benefit from the opportunities offered by a large and successful family of schools. The Olympus Academy Trust (OAT) is a partnership of schools, currently comprising nine South Gloucestershire schools; one all-through, three secondary and five primary academies.

The successful candidate will:

• be an excellent classroom practitioner with the ability to raise standards of provision and outcomes and lead by example.

• have the ability to contribute to the design of subject units, curriculum development and new teaching approaches.

• have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

• have the ability to establish successful and productive relationships with students, parents and staff.

• be a strong and supportive leader of a team of specialist teachers

• have the knowledge and expertise to coach and motivate team members to aim high and meet ambitious targets

• have high expectations of yourself, your team and students. Knowing when to support and when to challenge.

• have an understanding of personal and team accountability

• have the ability to implement effective appraisal and performance management and act on any issues that arise from the reviews

• believe in the importance of team work and show evidence of successful collaborative work

• have the ability to effectively use data to raise standards / analyse impact

• be a ‘visible’ leader

• have a willingness to contribute to the extracurricular life of the academy

Recent experience of leading and developing within a team and holding a position of responsibility desirable.


• An Academy that is fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.

• Collaborative working within our shared family of Academies to support our endeavors to work smarter.

• Excellent CPD opportunities.

• Onsite parking.

• Onsite canteen.

• Employee benefits such as Pension, cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.

Interested parties are warmly invited to submit an OAT Application Form outlining reasons for applying and suitability for the role. We encourage you to browse our website to obtain more information about working for The Olympus Academy Trust at Winterbourne Academy. 

Closing Date: Sunday, 16th May 2021 - We recommend early applications as the academy reserves the right to close the advert prior to the stated deadline date

Interview Date: w/c 17th May 2021

The Olympus Academy Trust - Winterbourne Academy is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their age, gender, disability, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. We have procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Olympus Academy Trust - Winterbourne Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, volunteers and candidates for vacant posts are expected to share this commitment.

Suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. Where given permission to do so, references will be requested for shortlisted candidates prior to interview. Candidates attending an interview should expect the interview panel to explore issues relating to safeguarding and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS check.


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