Business Studies & ICT Department
As an engaging Teacher of Business Studies & ICT with a passion for your subject and a proven record of supporting and motivating the students in your care, you will bring with you the ability to inspire and challenge the young people you lead as well as the colleagues you work alongside. Your love of teaching will extend beyond the classroom and into the Academy enrichment programme where you will contribute by running or supporting an extra-curricular club or activity.
Grace Academy Coventry is part of a three Academy trust supported by a foundation team. By working together and sharing knowledge, expertise and resources we are able to achieve more together than would ever be possible in isolation.
Our Academy has a new Principal and we are on a rapid journey of improvement towards outstanding. As a result of these changes we are looking for a talented, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Business Studies & ICT to teach across the ability range up to GCSE level from February 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter with the energy and enthusiasm to inspire.
Grace Academy's ethos is one of success, built on inclusion, care and support for all its learners. Our core values of Grace, Integrity, Respect, Potential and Excellence permeate everything we do and all our interactions with students, staff and the wider community; this is directly in keeping with our Christian ethos. At the Academy we put learning and learners first in every aspect of school life. Our core purpose means that we ensure that every learning opportunity is tailored for, and responsive to, the needs of all our students.
The Communications Faculty is a growing team and is in the process of re-vitalization. The Faculty leader has a great vision for driving forward the future of the learning area in collaboration with other subjects. The Faculty offer courses in Business, Enterprise, ICT, Computer Science and Modern Foreign Languages. Currently the Faculty offers GCSE in Business, Level 2 courses, BTEC and "A" Level Business.
What we offer you
The Academy puts wellbeing and development at the heart of its work and we work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively. Regular CPD sessions are built into our directed time to ensure that all our staff are able to develop their strengths in their current role as well as to prepare for the next steps in their career.
The Academy has outstanding facilities and is a spacious, welcoming workplace. We have a modern, well equipped gym that is free to use for staff. There are many ICT suites with up to date facilities available for all teachers to use and every classroom is equipped with a smart board. Every teacher is issued with a laptop for their own use. Our students are pleasant and have high aspirations for their future. They welcome staff who challenge and support them in their learning and are keen to progress and build positive futures for themselves.
You will be a skillful practitioner with deep knowledge in your subject area and of the curriculum you specialise. You will be a positive, forward looking individual with the energy to enthuse our students and inspire them to achieve. You will be flexible, pro-active and enthusiastic, wanting to bring cutting edge practice into the areas where you work. For More Information For more details about the Academy please browse our website at: http://coventry.graceacademy.org.uk/ You are encouraged to visit the Academy and see our values in action. It will give you the opportunity to see our outstanding facilities. If you would like to visit the Academy or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Pam Kolaric - Staff Welfare and Admin Manager on 02476 589009 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Friday, 16th March, 2018.