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Head of Business Studies

Location
The Park Academies Trust, Abbey Park School, Grange Park Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 6HN
College
Abbey Park School
Hours
Full Time
Salary
MS/UPS plus TLR 2.1 (£2922 per annum)
Posted
26th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
25th October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1273164
Start date
As soon as possible
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Abbey Park School requires a Head of Business to join us at an exciting time of growth for the school.

The Park Academies Trust was formed in 2016 with the vision to make a significant contribution to improving education in Swindon and surrounds.

A family of four schools; Abbey Park School, Lydiard Park Academy, Orchid Vale Primary School and Red Oaks Primary School; the Trust offers a high quality all through educational provision from nursery right up to our Sixth Form based at Lydiard Park Academy, enabling staff and pupils alike to benefit from being part of a thriving multi-phase educational Trust.

We recently celebrated another excellent year for GCSE results across both Trust secondary schools, and a very successful set of A level results from our Sixth Form based at LPA. We need talented staff as we take advantage of the unique opportunities ahead.

The Business and Computing department is a popular faculty with pupils within the school, with high options uptake and good results at GCSE. The department is well-resourced with excellent facilities to support teaching and learning. We provide our pupils with extra-curricular opportunities and a team from our school got through to the finals of the IFS Student Investor Challenge 2016 and came 4th place out of 10,000 teams competing nationally. In addition to the Head of Business Studies responsibility, the successful candidate will teach some KS3 IT/Computing.

Are you:

• Highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching ?

• Willing to work flexibly in the face of changing demands.

• Inspired by young people achieving their potential?

• Motivated by the prospect of building on our recent exam successes?

We offer:

• Outstanding resources

• Competitive Salary

• Discount Portal

• Attractive pension scheme

• Access to Benenden Health Care Scheme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

Safeguarding Statement:

The Park Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All employees are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require satisfactory references.
Abbey Park School

Abbey Park School

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The Park Academies Trust