Head of Economics and Business Studies
Required from September 2018
Salary Main Pay Scale + TLR 2.1
Beaconsfield High School is a highly successful, happy and exciting girls selective school situated close to the centre of the beautiful, historic town of Beaconsfield in the south of the county of Buckinghamshire. We can boast wonderful students with a thirst for learning and a desire to embrace excellent teaching. We have an outstanding academic record and were placed 37th in the country for GCSE results in 2017. Our Sixth Form is also very successful and in 2017 achieved the best A level results in Buckinghamshire with 52.6% A*/A.
In recent years the Economics and Business Studies Department has managed various educational changes effectively whilst maintaining very strong examination results. We seek an outstanding candidate to maintain and build upon this record of success. The Head of Economics and Business Studies will take responsibility for the learning and teaching across the Key Stages.
The Economics and Business Studies Department
This is an outstanding department with a track record of examination success and good option numbers. Lessons are taught in modern accommodation, with a suite of specialist rooms and access to technology to support progressive learning and teaching.
Teacher of Mathematics
September 2018 (Earlier start date possible)
Salary: MPS + Outer London Fringe Allowance
Contract type: Part time/Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Beaconsfield High School, an outstanding girl’s grammar school, has a rare opportunity for an individual with vision and ambition to inspire and enthuse students to enhance their interest in Mathematics. Our students all want to learn and are rapid learners – a dream come true!
It may be that you want to come and see for yourself. If so, we are very happy to welcome you and show you for yourself why our department is so successful and how our students do so well. We recognise this is a busy time of the year for you and your students and so understand if this is not possible. We will provide a tour by our students when you are invited for interview.
Beaconsfield High School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified teachers regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. As per part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, “the ability to converse with ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English” is an essential requirement for this role.
Please visit our website for further information or alternatively come and see us on an informal visit. To arrange a visit, or for additional information, please contact Paul Garrett-Chapman via email@example.com
Closing Date: 9am – Monday 16 April 2018
Successful candidates informed: Monday 16 April 2018 by 4pm
Interviews: Wednesday 18 April 2018
Teacher Training places 2018-19
Applications for 2018 / 19 recruitment are open through UCAS. (www.ucas.com).
Bursary-led / fee funded places will be available at Beaconsfield High School in Art and Design, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design Technology, Drama, English, Geography, History, Maths, MFL (French & Spanish), Music, PE, Physics and Religious Studies. Places will also be offered in a wide range of subjects and phases across the Astra Alliance schools.
The Astra Alliance has been awarded status as a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider (see Bucks Examiner article), working with the Institute of Education (UCL) for the PGCE qualification to provide high quality training placements. During the training year, all trainees will have the opportunity to spend time in at least one other of our partnership schools to ensure a contrasting and comprehensive experience. The Alliance has considerable experience of training teachers and recognises and values the enthusiastic contribution that they make to our school communities. Staff at the training schools will share their knowledge and good practice to ensure that trainees are well supported to develop into good and outstanding teachers.
The programme is structured to allow trainees to develop the skills required to teach the subject that they are training in and to develop specific expertise for making a distinctive contribution to practice in their setting.
NMAPS SCITT (Maths and Physics)
We are delighted to be working with The National Maths and Physics School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme (NMAPS), a new DfE initiative designed to give Maths and Physics trainees the best experience during their ITT. Training will be based in school with bespoke subject specialist training programmes, delivered by outstanding practitioners and in conjunction with national subject associations. On successful completion of the programme, trainees will be awarded both QTS and PGCE.
Beaconsfield High School will be offering non-salaried training places with NMAPS in one in each of Maths and Physics and we will be delighted to receive applications via the NMAPS Central Hub. For more information about the courses please visit www.nmapscitt.org.uk All applications must be made via UCAS at www.ucas.com