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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.  

The Post

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. 

Head of Economics and Business Studies  : Letter to Applicant 

Head of Economics and Business Studies  : Job Description 

Head of Economics and Business Studies  : Person Specification 

Head of Economics and Business Studies  : Application Form  

Please browse 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: garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk  

We would encourage applicants to apply via the TES however traditional applications will also be accepted via email/post.  

Closing Date: 5pm – 22 March 2018

Shortlisted candidates informed: 23 March 2018

Interview Date: 28 March 2018  

To apply by email:  Please send your completed application form to Paul Garrett-Chapman via garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk  

To apply by post:  Please send your completed application form to Paul Garrett-Chapman, Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RR

Assistant ICT Technician

Start date: ASAP

Working hours:  3 hours per day, Wed/Thursdays 10am-1pm (flexible) 39 weeks per year, term time only

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 2.15 £2,860 per annum including 5.1 weeks holiday pay

The school is continually investing in improving its ICT infrastructure as part of an ongoing project to ensure that emerging technology is harnessed to support high quality learning and teaching. 

We’re looking for an individual with a keen interest in ICT hardware, software and networks to work as part of the small team responsible for the management and development of the school ICT infrastructure. 

Key responsibilities are

  • - to act as the first line of contact for all ICT related issues reported by staff and students,  initial diagnostics and resolution or escalation as appropriate
  • - ongoing maintenance of systems and infrastructure
  • - working with staff and students to develop their understanding and knowledge, enabling them to get the best out of the technology

The successful candidate will be qualified to A level or equivalent standard ideally in a technology, mathematical or computing subject and must be physically strong enough to move computer equipment. Previous experience of working in an ICT related environment is not essential and full training will be given where necessary.

Assistant ICT Technician : Job Description and Person Specification

Assistant ICT Technician : Application Form  

Beaconsfield High School is an outstanding school and 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 anyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

To arrange a visit, or for additional information, please contact Paul Garrett-Chapman: garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk

To apply via post please send your completed application form to:  Mr P J Garrett-Chapman, Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RR

To apply via email please email your completed application form to: Mr P J Garrett-Chapman – garret-p@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk 

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.  

Generous bursaries are available for trainees; for more information see Bursaries and funding.  We also offer school experience visits for secondary - please contact Gill Byrne at  gby@challoners.org.

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