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Head Of Business Studies - Full-time

Bexleyheath Academy, Bexleyheath

  • Ref:KCC303-4002-79T
  • Posted:11/02/2019
  • Pay:£27,596 - 43,348 per year
  • Start Date:Mar 2019
  • App Close Date:18/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20/02/2019


Be remarkable at Bexleyheath Academy.

Our academy is on the cusp of monumental change.  With a new vision in place, we are entering 2019 with a strategy to change the culture of the school and the environment in which our young people learn.

We have a new Vice Principal  who has a key focus for pastoral care who has been set clear targets to improve behavior and attendance and the  Principal and Executive Principal will have the unwavering support of our Executive Team and Education Team to make those changes to teaching and learning that we need to make in order to turn our academy around.  This is not a challenge for the faint of heart.  We are looking for someone who is ready to be bold and brave, to lead colleagues by example and to deliver dynamic lessons within Business Studies.

We recognise that our staff are our biggest asset and we invest in them.    

So how will we look after you?  We offer you...

  • A school with excellent, modern facilities that are kept clean and safe, including 7 football fields and 5 tennis courts
  • Your own classroom with interactive whiteboard
  • A Teacher's Pension and access to CPD courses
  • A competitive salary 
  • Every opportunity to learn, grow and network within the academy and the trust (including subsidised Master's programs, NPQML, NPQSL, NPQEL etc); we always look to promote from within
  • Friendly, happy colleagues who will welcome you with open arms
  • Eager students who want to learn and supportive parents
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That's why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme 
  • Free staff parking
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite
  • Support to make bold choices in your teaching career

We also offer the unique benefit of being part of the UK's largest multi-academy trust.  We are pushing to turn our academy around to become the best academy within the trust but we cannot do this without your help!

At Bexleyheath Academy, we want to show you in person what we can offer.  From 9.00am - 10.00am every Tuesday, the Senior Leadership team will be delighted to give you a tour of the school.

Closing date: Monday 18 February 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty

Information about the school

Bexleyheath Academy is an 11-19 academy of 1600 students situated in the London borough of Bexley. We are within easy access of the Dartford crossing and Blackwall tunnel and only 30 minutes from central London on the train. We are an inclusive school at the heart of our community.

Since our last full inspection in May 2016 we have had a change in leadership and in January 2018 we welcomed our new Principal Dan Steel. Much hard work has already been undertaken including embedding a new curriculum, re-modelling pastoral structures and ensuring that all members of the academy community understand the vision of ‘making our best better’. We believe that whilst there remains much to do the academy is now well placed to quickly move towards our aim of being a 'good' school.

Morale is high and plans are in place for good and outstanding teaching and learning and positive attitudes to behaviour to become further embedded.

Our three main challenges moving forward are continuing to embed the highest expectations of all members of our learning community, delivering challenge and pace in the classroom and ensuring that all of our developmental work is underpinned by quality assurance with accountability. You will play a key role in this and will work closely with our talented and committed teams of leaders at middle and senior levels.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.