Teacher of Business Studies
Full time, permanent Post
Starting 1st September 2020
Salary Range: MS/UPR
NOR: 1342, including 280 in sixth form
***Up to £2,000 recruitment and retention***
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated, talented and successful Business, Sport and Enterprise Faculty in our ‘Outstanding School’ (Ofsted May 2017). Chipping Campden School is a mixed comprehensive, 11-19 converter academy, located in the beautiful Cotswolds. Our School has an enviable local and regional reputation and continues to go from strength to strength with fantastic results and committed, supportive staff.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving department within the school with an excellent reputation, business studies is a popular option for students with strong examination results and committed, supportive staff.
The Team and Department
The Business Studies Department comprises of 3 Teachers who teach all students at KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will become the fourth member of the department. The subject is a very popular choice at GCSE and A Level, with the number of students choosing it as an option increasing year by year. This is something that the department is very proud of. Students also have the option of choosing the Cambridge National course at KS4 and the Cambridge Technical course at KS5.
The department is also very proud of the results achieved in recent years, as they have been amongst the best in the school. The results for Business at A-Level were ranked on the ALPS system as 2 last year, and on average we have achieved an A*-C rate of 89% over the last 3 years. Results at GCSE are also very good, and many of our students then choose to study the subject further at A-Level.
The department has a shared area of resources and strongly values teamwork. The successful applicant will be extremely well supported by the existing team.
Our teachers are specialists in their subject areas and are supported by a senior leadership team, which consists of the Principal, two Vice Principals and five Assistant Principals (including SENDco). Each faculty area has a Director of Learning and Associate Heads of Faculty for English, Mathematics and Science.
What we are looking for
We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Business Studies (NQT or experienced); the ability to offer a further second subject would be advantageous.
You will be able to demonstrate:
• A track record (or for an NQT the potential) of achieving excellent results
• The ability to teach Business Studies at KS4 and KS5
Why work with us?
We deliver a vibrant comprehensive curriculum which is broad and balanced and continues to produce outcomes well in excess of the national norms at GCSE (sig+) and post-16 (sig+). We are continually developing and improving our facilities. During recent years, the school has enjoyed major improvements to its fabric the most recent of which has been an extended state of the art sixth form, an additional science centre, new inclusion centre and further classrooms. We have extensive playing fields and recreation areas and a full size floodlit artificial grass hockey and football pitch. Most of our classrooms are equipped with Apple Interactive TV’s and Wi-Fi with the vast majority of resources available through our virtual learning platform. In order to support the use of technology to enhance learning in the classroom, teachers are issued with an iPad and the vast majority of our students participate in our community one to one iPad scheme.
Additional Staff Benefits
• Free on site gym and swimming pool
• Teachers’ Pension scheme membership
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle lease schemes
• Health and wellbeing support including access to confidential support services
• Freshly prepared meals, cooked on site
Full details about our school can be found on our school website and an application form can be downloaded by selecting school information/work here.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 10am on Friday 14th August 2020. Please refer to our department information for contact details.
Chipping Campden School Academy is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this. All successful candidates will be subject to Enhanced DBS certification and other relevant employment checks.
Chipping Campden School is committed to equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people