Temporary Teacher of Business Studies, West Berkshire

Closing date:

The Downs SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Mainscale/Upper Pay Range
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Temporary Teacher of Business Studies

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 24 February 2018

Proposed Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Mainscale/Upper Pay Range 

Contract type: Temporary and Part-time or Full-Time (Maternity Contract)

We are looking to appoint a temporary teacher of Business Studies, applications from NQTs welcomed.

The ideal candidate will have an ability to teach across KS4 and KS5 Business Studies (GCSE, Btec and A-Level).  

You will:

  • have a commitment to ensuring that all students reach their potential
  • be an excellent practitioner who can inspire students to learn
  • be able to expand upon our extra-curricular activities

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful and oversubscribed school, judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.   The roll is over 1200 with a well-established Sixth Form.  Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’. 

The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 5 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site www.thedownsschool.org  or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or nkenyon@thedownsschool.org   Please return your applications by 24 February 2019 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail recruitment@thedownsschool.org   

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.


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More about The Downs School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Compton, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1635 270000
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