Business Studies Teacher, Grays

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William Edwards SchoolGrays

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Start date: 01-09-2019
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to recruit a teacher to join our highly committed Business Studies & ICT team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to improving student outcomes across the age and ability range and be highly motivated and committed to the very highest standards. Applications are welcome from people at any stage of their career. An ability to also teach ICT would be desirable but is not essential.

Date of Interviews will be Friday 24th May 2019

Why William Edwards School?

William Edwards is a very popular, oversubscribed 11-16 school, judged ‘outstanding’ by OfSTED.  It is the strategic lead school for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance and was voted ‘Educational Establishment of the Year’ at the 2014 National Education Resources Awards. Pupil outcomes across the school are significantly above the national average.  The ICT department is well resourced and each teacher has their own dedicated ICT suite. All teaching staff have an IPad and every classroom in the school is equipped with an Apple TV. As the strategic lead school for the Thurrock Teaching Alliance, we are able to offer bespoke programmes to develop and enhance pedagogy 


This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which is a multi academy trust that was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances. Our colleagues are critical to achieving this vision and securing the best futures for our young people. 

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

• Competitive salaries 

• Comprehensive training and development opportunities supported by Thurrock Teaching School Alliance

• Full and comprehensive induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career progression 

• Reduced gym membership at a Trust school

• Relocation package including up to 6 months’ free accommodation  

• Becoming part of a growing organisation

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please Email

South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Bar

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More about William Edwards School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stifford Clays Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 3NJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1375 486 000
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SWECET is a growing, cross phase Multi Academy Trust, established in 2015 to serve the needs of its communities.  SWECET currently has three ‘Good’ primary schools, one ‘Outstanding’ secondary and one ‘RI’ Secondary that joined the Trust in Apri...