Trainee Teacher of Business Studies, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:New this week

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 24 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,500-£20,000 per annum, depending on the exact number of teaching hours. The College will also pay for the full PGCE course fees, over the two years of the course.
Contract term: Permanent

The Role 

The College requires an enthusiastic Trainee Teacher of Business Studies to join this friendly and vibrant department.  The role will be fixed-term for two years, teaching up to approx 12 hours per week, with full-time hours made up as a Learning Support Assistant/Independent Learning Mentor or other appropriate roles which will support your personal and professional development.  This role will be in conjunction with a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course awarded by Canterbury Christ Church University.

A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

The Department 

The Business Department is a vibrant and highly successful area of the College.  Student recruitment numbers have grown rapidly over the last few years now incorporates almost half of the College.  The department hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which have included trips to Thorpe Park, Disneyland Paris and Barcelona as well as visits to universities and Young Enterprise. The department has also enjoyed success in a number of external competitions including Bank of England Target 2.0, the Stock Market Challenge held by Reading University and the Marketing Challenge held by Surrey County Council.

As a direct result of the growth in student numbers, the department was split into two separate areas for A Level courses and Vocational courses. Our students value the support the department offers including regular study support workshops, the Easter revision conference and the personalised support and target setting. 

A significant number of our students go on to study business-related courses at university and return to the college to keep in touch with us as well as providing guidance and support to students aspiring to higher education.

Application Information:

Salary:  £16,500-£20,000 per annum, depending on the exact number of teaching hours.  The College will also pay for the full PGCE course fees, over the two years of the course.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 13 April 2020

Interviews: to be held shortly after the closing date, date to be confirmed.  

Start date:  24 August 2020 

To Apply:  Please download the Trainee Teacher of Business Studies Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      
Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email:   Website:

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2019 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 

More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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