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Head of Business and Economics

Chellaston AcademyDerby

Chellaston Academy is on an exciting journey and we are seeking talented candidates that mirror our values and standards to join us. We have a newly appointed Headteacher this academic year, and new additions to our senior team too. The academy is currently in the process of joining QEGSMAT. 

Our ways of working ensure that our young people are at the heart of all decisions that we make; whilst we take academic achievement seriously, we also consider educating the whole person to be vitally important. Our teams are pivotal to this and we are committed to investing in our staff to ensure that they are engaged, involved and able to contribute fully. Our core values of integrity, care and excellence run through all of our work and we embrace these together.

Head of Business and Economics

Full time, Permanent

We are looking to appoint a passionate, inspirational and dynamic Head of Business and Economics. The candidate must be enthusiastic, have strong leadership skills and be able to provide a broad and inspiring curriculum for all of our students. They should have a secure knowledge and understanding of the vocational and academic courses we currently have on offer for both key stage four and five. The department consists of eight teachers including the Head of Department and there is a high level of participation in extracurricular activities. 

For more information about the Business and Economics department and curriculum design, please click here.  

We expect all our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus. This is balanced carefully against developing a supportive, healthy and happy student population.

The application process:

Please see the job description for further details of the post. If you would like a conversation to discuss the role in more detail, we would be happy to arrange this. Please call 01332 702502.

Further details about our school can be found on our website.

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Closing Date: Monday 17th May 2021 at 9am

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 24th May 2021

Chellaston Academy is committed to safeguarding children, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of our young people. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks and an enhanced DBS check.

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