Head of Business Studies, Edmonton, London

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Aylward AcademyEdmonton, London

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,596 - £43,348 + £6,645 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Aylward Academy is an inclusive 11-19 community school and proud to serve the communities around Enfield. Over the last 4 years our school has been transformed and we are starting September 2018 looking forward to continued success.

At the heart of everything we do at Aylward, student success is paramount. We are a warm and welcoming academy where every person - both staff and student - genuinely matters. Seeing the potential in every young person and encouraging exceptional progress is at the core of our approach. As a strongly inclusive school, it is our belief that aspiration is for all and this belief extends to our staff body, who we truly value and appreciate.  We are not able to achieve success on our own and we all work together to support each other to achieve our goals collectively. 

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner to join the successful Business Studies faculty. You would become part of an established and supportive team who have high standards of teaching and learning and high expectations for the students. There is a focus on sharing best practice and working together to ensure the best outcomes for all; students and staff.

We can offer you:

  • The CPD at Aylward is excellent, there is a wide range of personalised opportunities to develop your practice and further develop your career. As a team we support and challenge each other through meetings, peer observation, mentoring and team planning.
  • Opportunities to join a career development programme in line with your professional development – ie Ambition School Leadership, Transforming Teacher programme, Tailored Support Programme
  • An extremely diverse and engaging student body; working at Aylward will prepare you for any London school and is an exciting challenge for those who’re looking to teach a vibrant multicultural mix of all abilities
  • Friendly and supportive SLT - the door is always open to speak freely to senior leaders and you will be warmly received from your very first day 

What you can offer us:

  • Strong leadership qualities and a commitment to excellent teaching and learning opportunities for our students
  • The ability to engage a team of colleagues, inspire trust, and implement the right strategies to ensure sustained progress
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and development of the department
  • Commitment to engage with and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

Closing date: Monday 15 October 2018

Interview date: Thursday 18 October 2018

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply please click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Windmill Road, Edmonton, London, N18 1NB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8803 1738
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