Teacher of Business Studies

Roding Valley High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4499-365S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS1 - UPS3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Interviews to be confirmed.  

Job Description

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Role: Teacher of Business Studies

Start date: September 2024

Salary: £31,350 - £47,839 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiasticTeacher of Business Studiesto join our thriving department. This role is also suitable for an ECT. The Business department sits at the heart of a very successful Business & IT faculty, which comprises Business GCSE, Business BTEC, Media, IT, Economics & Computer Science. The subjects & qualifications listed are all extremely popular with our students and the successful candidate would be joining a very supportive team headed up by an experienced head of faculty. This candidate will be teaching across Key stages 4 & 5. However, we are always open to teachers in this faculty teaching at KS3 in other departments, if they so wish.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2022 and to quote the Lead Inspector"This is a very good school with an outstanding Sixth Form'. "The quality of education in the Sixth Form is especially strong. Teachers use their subject knowledge expertly to check on learning…Pupils are polite and friendly. They praise the culture of respect in the school" - Ofsted, September 2022

The successful candidate will:

Have the vision to fully develop and support the already thriving Business, Economics, Computing and Media team.
Ideally be able to offer a second subject within the faculty. For example, economics.
Be an inspirational communicator and have the skills to both challenge and encourage students to achieve their potential.
Be committed to securing positive student outcomes at Key stage 3, 4 and 5.
Have the ability to think creatively and encourage student engagement.
This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a department that has outstanding facilities, including, 5 dedicated computer suites, 2 specialist Media rooms, supportive leadership and an innovative curriculum. If you are looking to work in a great school with fantastic facilities then Roding Valley could be the place for you. Business Studies is taught from KS4 to KS5 with outcomes above national levels and it is an exciting time in the history of the school with the further development of the sixth form, expansion of pupil numbers, a new building which has provided a state-of-the-art learning environment and two new all-weather sports facilities.

We can offer:

An outstanding ECT provision and support
A friendly and supportive working environment
A comprehensive induction program and the opportunity to engage in further professional development
Bike to work Scheme
Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities
"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job." You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

Contact us

For further information see the websitewww.rodingvalley.net. Informal discussions with our Deputy Headteacher, Miss P Larkin are welcome, please contact her onrecruitment@rodingvalley.netto arrange.

The advert closes at 12:00pm on the 1 July 2024 with interviews to be confirmed.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

If this vacancyattracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we reserve the right to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date so an early application is advised.

It is illegal for anyone who is barred from working with children to apply for or undertake Regulated Activity. In line with recommended practice in the statutory guidance "Keeping Children Safe in Education", the trust will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation at interview.

Information about the School

Roding Valley High School is a successful 11-18 school in Loughton and is part of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. Currently catering for around 1400 pupils, this school boasts an excellent local reputation and fantastic facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment. The school was graded “good” with outstanding features at the last Ofsted.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Paige Larkin
Roding Valley High School
Alderton Hill, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3JA
Telephone: 02085081173
Email: recruitment@rodingvalley.net