Head of Business & Computer Science with Business Specialism Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon

MPS/UPS plus TLR2a
Full Time
Start Date
September 2018

Amended advert - closing date extended to 21st May.

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of Business looking for promotion or a new challenge to lead Business and Computing in our Outstanding Academy?

Historic Ripon may be the third smallest city in Britain, but its home to one of the country’s best performing academies. Outwood Academy Ripon was graded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in 2016.

We are seeking applications for a Head of Business and Computing with Business Specialism who has the drive and vision, to deliver excellence in our Business and Computing department. A candidate with a clear focus on outstanding Business outcomes for students, you will ensure effective teaching and learning is in place to rapidly raise standards at GCSE.

Outwood Academy Ripon, achieved a progress score of 0.83; 75% of students passed with level 4-9 in English and Maths. 91.2% students passed with level 4-9 in Maths and 79% passed with level 4-9 in English. Being part of the OGAT Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. In Business and Computing there are dedicated Directors who provide subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

Outwood Academy Ripon benefits from experienced teachers who are willing to engage in change and develop their practice to enable students to achieve. We are looking for an inspiring Head of Department who has high aspirations for both staff and students in both Business and Computing and who is committed, and passionate about their area. Leadership experience is not essential, but applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required to lead a department.

If you are interested, please apply now! We invite you to contact Mrs Anna Arcidiacono, Business Manager should you have any questions or require further details. A visit to the school is encouraged and can be arranged if required.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

To apply, please visit: www.outwood.com > Vacancies. Alternatively, contact: Anna Arcidiacono by email: a.arcidiacono@ripon.outwood.com

Closing date: 21.5.18
Interview date: w/c 22.5.18

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.



Vacancy Closed

This vacancy has closed and no longer accepts applications.

Key Dates

Closing Date
Interview Date
Interview 25th May


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