Lead Teacher of Business Studies and Economics, Wiltshire

Closing date:

The Corsham SchoolWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406 pa) + TLR2A (£2,721)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role

The Corsham School Academy Group seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of Business Studies and Economics to lead and deliver exceptional teaching and learning to our KS4 & KS5 students, and help to deliver improvements in GCSE and A Level Business Studies/Economics outcomes. The successful candidate will model excellent practice, have students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching, will lead on curriculum development in their subject specialism and have a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional teacher to join us and make a significant contribution to our school.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an outstanding and passionate Business Studies and Economics teacher 
  • be a professional who is able to work in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  • be experienced in raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • have proven experience working successfully with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject through schemes of work and extra-curricular activities

At The Corsham School, we aim to deliver high quality Business Studies courses in KS4 alongside A level courses in Business Studies and Economics as part of a challenging KS4 and 5 curriculum that aims to give our students the best pathways into Higher Education and improved life chances.

The School 

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a member of the Leading Edge Partnership and is Transforming in three aspects of the SSAT’s Foundation for Exceptional Education, we have: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. Please download and complete the Application Form, and return to the school via email to: headssecretary@corsham.wilts.sch.uk 

Closing date:  Monday 18 March 2019 

Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people. This appointment is subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the school proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of your professional qualifications.

On acceptance of a job offer a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all of the above checks being satisfactory.



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More about The Corsham School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Tynings, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 713284
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