Leader of KS4 Business Studies, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Little Heath SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR2 (a) £2,667
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Business Studies to lead Key Stage 4 in our large and successful department. The position offers a unique opportunity for an ambitious teacher who is keen to develop an innovative and exciting curriculum in GCSE and VCert Business Studies courses. The ability to teach Economics is desirable but not essential. 

At Little Heath School, Business Studies is taught at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 with a number of courses available to provide alternative pathways for students. At Key Stage 4 students may choose to study GCSE Business Studies or the VCert Level 2 in Business. At Key Stage 5 students may study for ‘A’ Level Business Studies or Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Diploma or Extended Certificate in Business.

The person we are seeking will:

  • be able to lead a large team in all aspects of KS4 teaching and learning;
  • be passionate about Business Studies and have the desire to share that passion with students;
  • be an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher;
  • be able to work collaboratively with a diverse team to enhance teaching and learning at Key Stage 4.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1650 on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 942 7337 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher.

Closing date: 2 March 2018

Interviews to be held: w/c 5 March 2018

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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