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Tradewind is working with an inclusive, wellled academy in Luton looking to appoint a new Head of Business for the remainder of the academic year, with a permanent contract likely to be offered. The role would consist of a mostly KS4 and KS5 timetable, with one KS3 class, offering an excellent opportunity to teachers who are confident in their GCSE and ALevel provision and keen to oversee academic success in the department. This school is part of a sixacademy trust in which all schools have made rapid improvements in both examination results and Ofsted feedback, and where high expectations of conduct and academic rigour are expected across the trust.
The school is a welllit, purpose built, modern building with superb facilities. Staff and students benefit from the specialist equipment, pragmatic SLT and a unified teaching team.
We are looking for a candidate who will:
Be able to demonstrate creative and engaging approaches to their teaching with a good record of achievement Have a proven ability to raise standards in classrooms
Have experience of leading teaching and learning initiatives beyond their classroom and supporting other teaching staff in the development of their classroom practice Be able to supervise and adapt the Business curriculum provision in accordance with feedback from examiners reports and changes to the syllabus
*Have an excellent understanding of the components which comprise outstanding teaching and learning
The school is based within a short drive of Junction 11 on the M1, with staff parking and good transport links to main bus and train links. The trust pride themselves on excellent CPD and career progression opportunities, and aim to provide thorough training and strong leadership to all staff, both within their individual schools and across the trust as a whole. Behaviour at the school was mentioned as a strength in their most recent Ofsted report, alongside their excellent provision for vulnerable students and those with SEN.
By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! Thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor
Full interview preparation and assistance so youre fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success Help with lesson planning our support doesnt stop once weve secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join this successful and integral department in September you will need to
Hold QTS or equivalent teaching qualification
You will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas police clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.
For more information on this Head of Business role, contact Sam Taylor on ##### ###### or #####@######.### for an informal, confidential discussion.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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