Head of Business Studies, COALVILLE

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King Edward VII Science and Sport CollegeCOALVILLE

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Start date: January 2018 preferred
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPR plus TLR £2667
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


King Edward VII Science and Sport College is a single-convertor academy with students from Years 10 – 13.  

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified (QTS) inspirational, experienced, Teacher to lead our Business Studies department, ideally joining us in January 2018.  The ideal candidate will have evidence of strong subject expertise, plus the ability to inspire students to develop their knowledge and passion for the world of business. 

Business Studies is a popular choice for students at the academy both at GCSE and A'level.   In addition we offer a level two business and administration course to students in Year 12.  

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner, creative and well organised, with a passion for their subject and for encouraging our students to pursue their studies in Business Studies in both KS4 and KS5. 

The academy was graded good at our last Ofsted inspection where the behaviour and pastoral care of our students was commended.  Our A level results in 2017 were above the national average. 

We take the continuing professional development of staff very seriously. Colleagues with leadership aspirations are nurtured through an extensive CPD programme offered through our partnership with Forest Way Teaching School Alliance. 

We are located on the outskirts of Coalville in an attractive rural setting. There are excellent road links to the MI and A511. Teachers typically travel to us from Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and beyond due to the ease of access by car. There is ample free car parking on our site. 

This post is considered to be a customer facing position.  As such, it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English Language requirements for public sector workers.  The academy, therefore, has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that postholders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.  The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification and in the Teachers Standards document.  These will be applied during the recruitment and selection process. 

King Edward VII College takes the safety and protection of it's students seriously.  All adults working on site are required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide evidence of qualifications with appropriate references.  Applications will only be accepted on an official application form.  

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More about King Edward VII Science and Sport College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 18 years
Address: Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4UW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530 834925
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