Vacancy: Head of Business Studies

Head of Business Studies


Required to start May or September 2024

Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)

(£31,350 to £47,839) plus TLR 2b £5348

To build your career you need to take the next step and this role is on the pathway to a whole school position. Do not worry that you may not have enough experience, we will support your growth as a leader. There are also opportunities within our school that will provide you with a wider profile and a chance to influence change.

Come and visit the school and discover what Winston can do for your career.

An exciting opportunity exists for keen, enthusiastic, and passionate teachers, with a strong desire to form an integral part of the Business Studies Team and the wider school. There will be a variety of opportunities to access high quality CPD to be effectively supported and developed in this role, under the guidance of an outstanding experienced Subject Leader and a Senior Team dedicated to growing an effective teaching team.

The role will focus primarily on supporting the Head of Department to deliver Business Studies qualifications through well-planned engaging lessons and using local and national resources.

Winston offers:-

  • Highly successful and supportive department
  • Student who want to learn
  • Dedicated suite of rooms all equipped with interactive Smartboards
  • Training to enable you to be the best that you can be
  • New facilities including a Library, Planetarium and Performance Space
  • Excellent training and leadership development programmes
  • Subsidised professional gym
  • Coffee shop, run twice a week

Ofsted 2023 quote:  ‘This is an inclusive school, with high expectations for pupils’ conduct and  achievement.

Further information and an application form

Applications must be posted or emailed to the Headteacher on z.johnsonwalker@wcsc.org.uk 

Applicants should also include a statement of application outlining their suitability for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with two sides of A4 as a maximum.

Closing date:   29th March 2024

Interview date:    to be confirmed
(this school reserves the right to interview promptly should a suitable candidate apply)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended).

If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

The Winston Churchill School Child Protection Policy can be found here