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Teacher of Business Studies (part-time, fixed-term)

The Knights Templar SchoolBaldock, Hertfordshire

We require for January 2022, a highly motivated, inspiring and committed teacher of Business Studies.  The Business Department is a dynamic, friendly and supportive part of the school community, consistently achieving good results through hard work and enthusiasm.  This is a fixed term, temporary post for between 0.52-0.8 FTE, working 8-10 days across the 10-day timetable. 

Business Studies is a popular subject area with students and is promoted extensively by staff.  The successful applicant will be able to deliver high quality teaching and learning at KS4 and KS5 and have a clear focus on the achievement of young people.

We are looking for a Teacher who:  

  • Believes in young people.  
  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational in the classroom.  
  • Is keen to work alongside an established, highly motivated team.  
  • Is passionate about their subject.  
  • Ensures all students succeed and are able to achieve their maximum potential.  
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range.  
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment.  
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.

 In return we will offer you:  

  • ECTs at Knights Templar will receive full support in their induction year and will benefit from our outstanding coaching and mentoring programme.   
  • An excellent range of CPD opportunities for staff.  
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further  
  • Stability among teaching and support staff which brings both experience and commitment to our school community  
  • Supportive governing body and a senior leadership team that encourages a large degree of autonomy for middle leaders  
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment  
  • A community school in the pretty market town of Baldock, 33 miles north of London, within 30-40 minutes of both Cambridge and London by road or train.   
  • Extra-curricular sporting/musical facilities for staff  
  • Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Discounted Sports Centre Membership  
  • Cycle to work scheme

In September 2017, Ofsted graded the school as “good” and they commented that ‘You have high expectations for pupils, which permeate throughout the school and which have a positive impact on the progress pupils make from their different starting points.’

Please submit your application with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your skills and strengths relating to the post.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS will be required.

Closing date: 9am, Monday, 6th December 2021

Interviews: w/c 13th December 2021

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