Teacher of Business/Economics, Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH

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Wheatley Park SchoolHolton, Oxford, OX33 1QH
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Teacher Main Scale or UPS if post threshold
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Wheatley Park School 

‘Everyone Learning’

11-18 Academy Converter (May 2014)

1034 on roll 157 Sixth Form


0.3 - 0.5FTE MPS/UPS

From January 2018

We are looking for an inspirational teacher of Business Studies and Economics to join our successful and strong team of enthusiastic, energetic and passionate staff. Business and Economics is taught within the Faculty of Technology and Enterprise and is well organised, increasingly popular and successful. Our Class of 2017 outcomes were strong and are improving. Students start their Business journey from Year 9 as part of their foundations for GCSE, and all students complete a module of Financial Literacy during an enrichment carousel. At KS4 we offer AQA Business and at KS5 we offer both Business and Economics. 

We will be flexible to recruit the right person. Whether you have experience or are new to the profession, we would like to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity for any teacher looking to work in an exciting team and contribute to a changing curriculum. The opportunity for teaching other subjects do exist, particularly in Computing and Geography. We take pride in our happy and supportive team with a strong emphasis on professional learning. We will help you to achieve real excellence in your work. The department is well resourced and we have an excellent reputation for enhancing our learners experience beyond their studies, as exemplified by our recent successes in the Young Enterprise programme. 

Wheatley Park is situated just outside the City of Oxford, and is a vibrant and supportive school with a track record of improvement and innovation in recent years. In June 2016 the school was graded “Good’ by Ofsted, with much positive feedback. We are a Google Reference School with creative and innovative practice in the use of computers and IT in the classroom. All students have access to their own personal chromebook in order to support their learning.

We have a mixed rural and urban intake and we are well supported by our community, who recognise the considerable improvements that have taken place in recent years. Our students are happy at school and motivated to succeed, and our staff work well together, providing a collaborative and professional ethos.

If you would like to know more, or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Pat Mason (Finance and Personnel Administrator) on 01865 877634 or by email to pmason@wheatleypark.org We are a member of the River Learning Trust, a schools-led trust, based in Oxford. For more information: www.riverlearningtrust.org.

Full details and an application form can be found on our website: www.wheatleypark.org - Get involved - Vacancies. Please note we can only accept CVs as supporting documentation when submitted along with a fully completed school application form. Please send completed applications to pmason@wheatleypark.org.

Wheatley Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and to preventing extremism. Wheatley Park School expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Wheatley Park School is an equal opportunities employer. 

Closing date: Monday 20th November

Interview date: To be confirmed

Address: Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH

Tel: 01865 872441 Fax: 01865 877666

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Address: Holton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX33 1QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 872441