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Teacher of Business Studies

Full-time, permanent

Payscale range: NQT/MPS/UPS

Required from:  September 2020

We are looking for a teacher of Business Studies with talent and ambition to join the Computer Science, ICT and Business department at Lawnswood School.

The successful candidate will be qualified to teach Business Studies at KS3-KS5. We offer a range of pathways (academic/vocational) tailored to meet the different needs of all of our students. Courses currently being delivered include Edexcel GCSE Business 9-1, OCR Cambridge Nationals in Enterprise & Marketing and OCR Level 3 Business. The successful candidate will be supported by a multi-skilled and experienced team.

The ability or willingness to teach some KS3 ICT would be advantageous. In return you will be fully supported by a heavily resourced department to help you in the delivery of the curriculum.

Lawnswood School will offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working within a collaborative team that is passionate about the progress and development of every student. This post offers an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a vision to inspire staff and students in a 21st century learning environment.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and equality of opportunity for all and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply, please download an application form (teacher version) and send your completed application with a covering letter (of no more than 2 sides A4) preferably by email to admin.hr@elawnswood.co.uk addressed to;  Mrs J Bell, C/O HR Administrator, Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG.

Closing date:  Monday 24 February 2020 at 9.00am

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