Head of Business Studies, North Yorkshire

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South Craven SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: May 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS plus TLR2:2 (£4529)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Business Studies

MPS plus TLR2:2 (4,529)

Permanent, Full Time

South Craven School, supported by South Craven Academy Trust since May 2011, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with easy access to Leeds, Bradford and Greater Manchester.  South Craven achieves strong results at both GCSE and A level and has an excellent vocational programme.

Learning is placed firmly at the heart of the South Craven School community. We recognise that education is the most important experience of a child's life and our main priority is to develop and stimulate an enthusiasm for, and a commitment to learning.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Business Studies department for an enthusiastic & innovative qualified teacher of Business Studies to lead the Business Studies Teaching Team from May 2019.  Business Studies offers both GCSE and BTEC at Key Stage 4 and ‘A’ level.  The successful candidate will be a strong motivator committed to maintaining attainment.

The successful candidate will ideally join the team in May 2019; however, a September 2019 start date would be considered for the right candidate.

The main duties and responsibilities of this post include:

• Teaching all aspects of Business Studies at KS4 and KS5 

• Leading business and enterprise teaching in year 9 and contributing to the whole school planning and delivery of PSHE components, notably financial awareness

• Leading the development and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of the curriculum

• Using appropriate teaching and learning, classroom and intervention strategies to motivate students and enable their progress

• Leading assessment in Business subjects

• Contributing actively to the policies and aspirations of the school.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

• The ability to be an outstanding teacher with a track record of success in preparing students for examinations.

• Personal ambition and the capacity for hard work.

• A proven record of success in leading a team.

Please apply by letter enclosing a full CV to Paula Read at Hays Education email paula.read@hays.com or telephone 0113 2003710

If you wish to hear more about this exciting vacancy, please contact Martyn Hill – Headteacher at the school on:

T: 01535 632861 E: m.hill@southcraven.org

The closing date for applications to be returned is Friday 15 February 2019, interviews to be held week commencing Monday 18 February 2019.                                           .

South Craven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All appointments made are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

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More about South Craven School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Holme Lane, Cross Hills, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 7RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1535 632861
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