Do you want to work with a successful and forward-thinking school and Trust who offer a variety of benefits to staff and whose core belief is that all children are entitled to an excellent education? If so, read on, because we want to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an excellent team with great plans to improve further. Salary scales are enhanced and staff can access a range of free benefits/services. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and hardworking teacher to work within a large department in our school.  The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player, with a true passion for business and an understanding of the strategies required to motivate and inspire students. They will play a part in promoting the subject throughout the school.

We teach Edexcel GCSE business studies, which is a highly popular GCSE option. You will be joining a team of 6 teachers who work well together who all have high expectations of all students, wanting the best outcomes for all students.  Every teacher makes contributions to our on-going success and we offer a range of extra-curricular enrichment opportunities for students. Each teacher in the team has their own specialist area at GCSE and we offer in school CPD on a regular bases to support one another’s teaching of Computing at Key Stage 3. Two members of staff are also completing the NCCE’s Computer Science Accelerators qualifications. Funding and support to complete this will be offered to any new candidate who applies. 

Durrington High School is part of Durrington Multi Academy Trust (DMAT) and is a large and oversubscribed school with 1650 students on roll in years 7 to 11. Within the Durrington Multi Academy Trust, we place high regard on recruiting and retaining excellent staff to ensure all students achieve beyond their best. Durrington High School has a sustained track record of improvement for many years and we always want to continue getting better. We are proud of our school and are always relentless in our efforts to give our students the very best education they deserve.

As a member of our team, you will be passionate about your teaching and committed to improving your own practice alongside like-minded professionals to ensure a high-quality learning environment for all. A very experienced and successful leadership team ensures that any necessary change is well-managed and staff are supported. We have an excellent record of retaining staff; due to strong relationships, a rich and stimulating CPD programme, excellent mentoring and support for ECTs and many development opportunities. We are one of only a very small number of research schools in the country and this enhances further the opportunities for all who work with us. Our retention of ECTs is excellent and there is on-going support and rich professional development after the first year. If you are not an ECT we will ensure you receive a bespoke programme.

If you feel that you can bring something special to our school and Trust, we want to hear from you now! Please visit our website for further information or contact Aggie Gemel to arrange a telephone call with the Executive Headteacher/line manager or a visit to the school, which are welcomed. 

Closing date: 9am Monday 23 May 2022

Durrington High School as part of the Durrington Multi Academy Trust has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff that meet ‘regulated activity’ will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) with Barred Lists check before employment commences.

Supporting documents

DMAT DHS Application form for teachers

DHS Business and Computing welcome letter May 2022

DHS Business Studies and Computer Science Advert 2022

DHS Business and ICT Department description 2022

DHS Teacher of Business and Computer Science JD 2022

Teaching at Durrington