Head of Business Studies, Birmingham

Closing date:

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form CollegeBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: From £24,098 to £39,329, with an additional management allowance of £3950 (MA2) per annum.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Permanent, full-time

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Business Studies to take full responsibility for the leadership of the Business Studies curriculum.  The post holder will be expected to develop a team culture that fosters collaborative working between all teaching staff in the subject, ensuring a focused commitment to the delivery of a high quality learning experience, with excellent examination results for all students. 

This role will also involve a teaching load, therefore, you must also be a well-qualified, committed and an inspirational teacher and a leader who can teach a range of Business Studies courses up to A Level. The successful candidate will have an appropriate teaching qualification and be qualified to degree level.

If successful, you would play a vital role in the College, which was graded as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted in 2017. We excel in providing a broad, inclusive and high quality education to all of our learners, which has resulted in some of the highest levels of progression to Higher Education in the sector. In 2017, Joseph Chamberlain College achieved A level pass rates of 99% for the fourth year running and the best results in the history of the College. 

We were featured in the 2015 Parliamentary Review and will feature again in the 2019 Parliamentary Review for best practice in further education. We are a member of the Teachers’ Development Trust which recognises our comprehensive package of innovative and high impact professional development. As part of a local Teaching Alliance, we support all newly qualified teachers, from both secondary and post-16 backgrounds, to complete their NQT year and achieve either QTS or QTLS.

If you are aspirational for all young people and want to play a part in shaping their futures, we would really like to hear from you.

The salary for this post is paid on the Sixth Form College Teacher’s main scale, ranging from £24,098 to £39,329, with an additional management allowance of £3950 (MA2) per annum.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and existing leaders from Sixth Form Colleges, Schools and FE Colleges. 

Closing date: Monday 1st July 2019 (to arrive no later than 12 noon).

Please note that the contract will start on 1st September 2019; however, the first day of work will be earlier on Thursday 22nd August 2019 for which you will be paid.

For job details and an application pack please visit https://www.jcc.ac.uk/about-jcc/vacancies/ or e-mail personnel@jcc.ac.uk.  Alternatively, please call 0121 446 2255 for an application pack or if you require the information in a different format.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to respect this commitment.  All posts will be subject satisfactory reference and an enhanced DBS check. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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More about Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9FF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 446 2200
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About Us

Joseph Chamberlain College is a popular and highly successful Sixth Form College that was established in 1983 and now offers a wide range of academic courses at all levels to around 2300 school leavers and approximately 700 adults on a separ...