To start September 2019 MPS / UPS

WANTED: A passionate teacher of Business, who is committed to making a difference to student life chances?

What makes us unique?

Waverley Studio College specialises for students from Year 10-13. We specialise in health and well-being, creative technology and enterprise. We are a small and unique college catering for around 250 students with a family feel and atmosphere that is growing in strength. We pride ourselves on our students, who behave well and are committed to their learning. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week in the local community. Our curriculum includes an exclusive enrichment programme that develops their character and soft skills.

What does Ofsted say about us?

In January 2017, the school was rated GOOD. The staff, students and the local community have united in working together exceptionally well. Ofsted have recognised the high-quality expectations and provision across the school. ‘In the sixth form, value-added progress is well above, or at least in line with, the national average and students consistently attain the highest possible grades. The close links between the regular work experience that sixth-form students undertake, and their vocational courses are key contributors to their good achievement.’

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a full time qualified (QTS or QLTS) Specialist Teacher with experience of teaching Business Studies to join our team. The ability to teach ICT would be desirable. We welcome high-quality new and experienced teachers. You will be: • aligned to our core values of the college • passionate and willing to go the extra-mile • prepared to contribute to the wider school • skilled as an excellent communicator • a team player. The teacher would be expected to provide outstanding learning to ensure excellence and achievement for all students, with a true commitment to raising standards. You will need to have experience of using a variety of approaches to continually enhance teaching and learning of Business Studies throughout the College across the full age and ability range. You may contribute to some Key stage 4 ICT lessons as well. The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of teaching and student progress within a successful secondary school and it is essential that you have experience of delivering BTEC Business Level 3.

Are you interested in this role?

Our staff and students are welcoming and inviting. You could pre-arrange a tour around our school, if you so wish? Perhaps, have a conversation with the Principal. You can download an application and relevant information from our website.

The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the schools’ application form will be accepted. Waverley Studio College is committed to the protection and safety of its students.

Completed applications should be sent to applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday 8th May 2019. Completed applications should be sent to Applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. Please note, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful. For further enquiries please call 0121 566 6607.

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