Up to 1 FTE
Required from September 2019


Copleston High School is a popular 11-18 mixed comprehensive noted for its caring and disciplined atmosphere. It was judged as a ‘good school‘ by Ofsted in January 2018.  As a school we are committed to raising standards of learning and teaching within all subject areas.  Applicants will be impressed by the behaviour, ethos and outcomes of students across the school.

We are looking for a specialist Business Studies and Economics teacher to join an experienced and exceptional team. Business Studies is the most popular subject at A-Level at Copleston Sixth Form with over 100 students across Year 12 and 13 and outstanding results, delivering the Edexcel A-Level syllabus. Economics is an established course with excellent results, delivering the AQA A-Level syllabus.

The successful applicant should have either the experience or the potential to raise standards and attainment in both Business Studies and Economics. As a team member you will be supported to develop outstanding classroom practice with high aspirations for staff and students. Through your passion for learning you will develop new and creative ideas, embedding an enjoyment of your subject into lessons.

The School has a strongly supportive ethos and is deeply committed to the professional development of staff.  We offer an excellent induction programme to all colleagues who join us.

Applications are welcome from both experienced teachers, who are looking to broaden their experience, and from newly qualified teachers. We could pay an NQT from 1 July 2019.  Applications are welcome from part-time (0.6 and up) teachers as well as full-time teachers. 

Application packs are available from the school website: www.copleston.suffolk.sch.uk or by phoning the school office on 01473 277250. Completed applications should be emailed to applications@copleston.suffolk.sch.uk or posted to the school, Copleston Road, Ipswich IP4 5HD. CVs are not accepted.  

Closing Date: 10am Monday 17 June 2019