NOR: 1,250 11-18 Mixed Anglican Comprehensive


Required from September 2023.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East’s highest achieving schools; our motto ‘Excellence for All’ lies at the heart of our work. We have a strong focus on learning and teaching; offering many opportunities for advancement through CPD and Professional Growth Processes.

Based in a stunning coastal location, we have a happy and healthy school community where staff turnover is low and the contribution of everyone is valued. Our ethos as an Anglican academy is entirely inclusive and no faith based pupil admission criteria are applied. Our motto of ‘Excellence for all’ is a living reality of day to day life at Whitburn.

The Governors seek to appoint an energetic, imaginative and forward-looking teacher who is an outstanding practitioner to join the highly effective Business Studies Department. The ability to teach Business to Key Stage 4 and 5 is essential, as are commitment to professional development and excellent communication skills. The ability to teach A level Economics is highly desirable. We are happy to receive applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers.

The successful candidate will have:

• excellent teaching and organisation skills
• drive, high expectations and a commitment to excellence for all
• total commitment to safeguarding children
• experience of implementing evidence based approaches in the classroom
• the ability to support and challenge students across the age and ability range
• an absolute commitment to student progress and their learning above all else

The closing date is 12:00 noon on Friday 9th June 2023.

Application packs are available from the academy website www.whitburncofeacademy.org or main office. Hard copies should be returned to Whitburn Church of England Academy, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7EF, Tel. (0191) 529 3712, e-mail office@whitburncofeacademy.org

Whitburn Church of England Academy is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be subject to a range of other pre-recruitment checks. Please note that, without exception, written references will be taken up and made available to the panel BEFORE the final selection stage.