Business Teacher, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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The Highcrest AcademyHigh Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Start date: September
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our aim is to establish a culture of excellence throughout every element of our academy and move us from Good to Outstanding.

Just 30 minutes by train from Central London, The Highcrest Academy is the first All Ability Academy in the county of Buckinghamshire. It is culturally diverse and a vibrant school making it a fantastic place to teach. We have some students who will need all your support and yet we also featured in the national Ofsted report (2016) for providing challenge to the most able. Does this enthuse you? 

There are approximately 950 students on roll, which includes the Sixth Form. A new building programme, just completed, comprises a brand new Sixth Form Centre, sports facilities including a gym and a new restaurant and coffee shop for both students and staff.

Can you bring industry and business to life within the classroom?  We have strong and established links with local industry and international companies to enthuse our students about the global business environment. Come and be part of it!

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Business Teacher to join our Business Studies and Computer Science department. Committed to raising attainment, you will have the ability to motivate our students to succeed to the highest levels.  

Business Studies courses for KS4 and 5 are offered within the Business and Computing department. There is an experienced Head of Department who leads a team of committed and established specialists. The school offers a broad range of Business courses and has a particularly strong and popular Sixth Form Business Studies programme. The number of Sixth Form students taking the subject has grown year on year.  Our new Sixth Form centre opened in November 2018 offering state of the art facilities.  It is used extensively by students studying Business Studies and Computer Science in Key Stage 5.  We have an established Young Enterprise Club as well as the Business and Computing lunchtime club.

This role could suit an NQT or more experienced teacher. Highcrest offers an innovative and extensive CPD package. No matter what your experience, we will help you develop into the teacher you aspire to be.

“I’d definitely say our INSET and CPD programme/sessions are far better than anything I’ve seen or heard of from other schools.” ... Head of Art

We also have a thriving House system that brings our whole school community together.

“The growing house system encourages competition between not only students but also staff, which creates a real community feeling, making it an enjoyable place to work.” ... Head of Humanities

If you are passionate about education and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then The Highcrest Academy could be the school for you; a thriving school in the heart of the community, with free on-site parking, staff recognition schemes and free gym to counter the “Friday Biscuits” and on-site coffee shop!

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete an online application form.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 20 May 2019

Please apply early for immediate interview. We reserve the right to close the advert early.

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.



More about The Highcrest Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hatters Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 529866
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