Teacher of Business Studies, Northamptonshire

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Prince William SchoolNorthamptonshire
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Start date: 20th April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main scale
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic teacher of Business Studies to join our team of dedicated Computing, Business and Economics teachers.  The successful applicant must be able to teach Business Studies to KS4 and KS5, and it would be advantageous if they could also teach Economics up to KS5. There is an opportunity for a suitable candidate to be the second in the CBE department, with a TLR 2a (£2,790)

Prince William School is located in Oundle, within easy commuting distance of Peterborough, Stamford, Kettering, Huntingdon, Wellingborough, and Corby.  It is a vibrant and friendly school which strives to deliver the challenging and inspirational curriculum our students need to prepare them for the ever-changing world of work. We have high expectations for all, and our aim is simple: to be the best school in Northamptonshire and beyond for every student, no matter what their ability or aspirations. 

The Computing, Business and Economics department is staffed by a team of energetic, dedicated and resourceful professionals who are very supportive of each other.  Our students are well-behaved, happy, engaging, and inquisitive individuals, who are proud to be Prince William students.  We are passionate about providing them with the best possible education and they have high aspirations for themselves and look to us to guide them on their journey to adult life.

The school is keen to support staff to develop both personally and professionally, and the successful candidate will be given training opportunities to suit their needs and career aspirations.  

This is an exciting time for the school as examination results have seen rapid improvement and the school is expanding.  In 2019, 72% of our KS4 cohort achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, and 52% achieved grade 5+ in both English and Maths.  The school’s Progress 8 score was +0.26,  and the gap between disadvantaged and other students closed significantly for the second successive year, with the Progress 8 score for Free School Meals Ever 6 students being +0.04.  In KS5, we achieved 56% A* - B and 79% A* - C, an average grade of B- and a positive progress measure.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who is committed to delivering high-quality lessons for students of all abilities. In return, the school offers a supportive Senior Leadership Team; a committed and caring department; good CPD and career development opportunities; and students with good attitudes to learning.  There is also an onsite nursery run by a private company.

For further information please phone the school on 01832 272881 and ask to speak to Mr Croft, Head of Computing, Business and Economics.

How to apply

Please visit the school website www.princewilliamschool.co.uk for an application pack. Please include a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your experiences that are relevant to the post. Please email your supporting letter, along with your completed application to recruitment@princewilliamschool.co.uk. 

Prince William School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.




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Address: Herne Road, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4BS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1832 272881