Business Studies Teacher

Career Teachers
14 Dec 2018
27 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Business Studies Teacher

Salary: MPS – UPS (£23, 720 - £39, 406)

Location: Canterbury, Kent

Start date: January 2019

A good secondary school in Canterbury, Kent are working with Career Teachers to recruit a Business studies teacher to start in January, ideally on a permanent basis. The school are looking for a passionate and skilled teacher with experience of delivering Business studies KS3-5. If you have taught Business studies to KS4 and/or KS5 only, but have experience of teaching any other subject/s at KS3, then you will still be considered for this role. This presents a wonderful opportunity for either an NQT seeking their first role, or a more experienced teacher looking for a new challenge.

This co-educational secondary school works in partnership with a local primary school and both schools have access to some outstanding facilities, including a multi-million pound sports centre. Furthermore, the cost of living in the area is relatively low and Canterbury has exceptional transport links to both London and the continent. The school’s most recent Ofsted rating was good and their aim is to move to outstanding by the next Ofsted. The school have a core set of values which aim to promote both a love of learning and the development of their pupils into well-rounded members of society. Progress scores for the school demonstrate that they make a key difference for their pupils. Any interested candidate will need to show that they share the same passion for improving the life chances of all pupils. Staff at the school are very welcoming and there is a culture of sharing good practice within the well-established English team. CPD is well-focused and you will have access to regular developmental sessions. You will also be provided with additional support through a robust and comprehensive induction which will be led by the Head of Department.

You will:

* Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), after completing a PGCE, Graduate Teaching Program (GTP), Bachelor of Education (B.Ed), QTLS or equivalent overseas teaching qualification
* Ideally have prior experience of teaching across KS3, 4 and 5 (NQTs should refer to their placement experience when applying)
* Be passionate about teaching Business Studies and be able to enthuse pupils through engaging and interactive lessons
* Have a dedicated and creative approach when planning lessons and delivering learning activities
* Differentiate effectively, ensuring that the needs of all learners are met, including those pupils on the EAL and SEN registers
* Promote positive behaviour and use a range of behaviour management strategies effectively
* Have a positive work ethic, demonstrating a commitment to your own development and a willingness to share good practice
* Create a fun, safe and inspiring learning environment, setting high expectations of achievement, supporting your pupils reach their full potential.

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in this or similar roles, please apply here or visit our website - (url removed). Alternatively, you can contact Career Teachers on (Apply online only) or our consultant to the school, John Byrne, on (Apply online only)

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Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients

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