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Corby Business Academy

Corby Business Academy is led by Principal Simon Underwood. It was opened by the Brooke Weston Trust in 2008. Corby Business Academy is a mainstream school with a Special Educational Needs unit provision for children, for example, with speech, language and communication difficulties, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. 

The motto for Corby Business Academy is ‘Care enough to Challenge enough’ and to encourage all of our students to 'aim high'. The Academy has a close-knit community with everyone working together to ensure that all students receive high quality education, care and support to achieve their aspirations.

The academy has developed many links with local businesses and enterprises which has led to many opportunities for its students who leave fully ready for the world of work or further study.

Corby Business Academy also has created a vibrant music department with hundreds of its students choosing to play an instrument and become a member of one the Academy’s many successful bands.  Its Senior Concert Band has performed on the national stage and goes on an annual European Tour.

Its sports teams also compete exceptionally well, with many other extracurricular opportunities on offer at the end of the academy day.

The library runs many innovative events to ensure that all students develop a love of reading.

Latest Vacancy

  • Corby Business Academy

    Cover Supervisor

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 14/10/2022
    37 hours per week, 39 weeks (term time only)

     

    Job Title: Cover Supervisor

    Location:  Corby Business Academy

    Salary: £13,230 (pro rata)

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks (term time only)

    Closing date: Friday 14th October 2022

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start a career in teaching or equally someone with more experience within education looking for a new and exciting challenge. We require a self-motivated, flexible candidate to join a dynamic and enthusiastic team. Our Curriculum Officers are key members of our team. They make a valuable contribution across the academy ensuring that students continue to learn in a supported environment when a dedicated class teacher is unavailable for the period.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Supervise students on a lesson-by-lesson basis in departments across the Academy.
    • Ensure students remain on task and make progress during their lessons.
    • Assist students with their work, helping them understand tasks and supporting them in their learning.
    • Manage student behaviour and follow up on good and poor behaviour issues according to Academy procedures and policies.
    • Be available for tasks and deployment for such things as: accompanying Academy trips, workings with students with SEN, invigilating examinations, collecting and displaying work.
    • There may be a requirement to lead a tutor group.

     

     

    About Corby Business Academy:

    Corby Business Academy is a school committed to providing the very best for the community it serves. We have already undergone significant change in recent years under new leadership and our goals for further development remain ambitious. We work relentlessly in providing a high quality broad and balanced curriculum with stimulating learning experiences for all our students. This is underpinned by our strong sense of common purpose which, in a recent monitoring visit, OFSTED noted was founded on the school’s core values of ‘commit, believe, achieve’. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Our staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    About Brooke Weston Trust:

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves. 

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us.

    Safer Recruitment:

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosure barring service check. 

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here:
    Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy -

    Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted. Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. 

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact our HR team, on the below details:

    T:            01536 303120

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org  

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

     

     

     

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Administrator (Maternity Cover)

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date:
    22.5 Hours, 40 Weeks

    Administrator

    Start Date: ASAP

    Close Date:

    Secondary

    22.5 hours, 40 weeks

    Administrator

     

    Start date: September 2022

    Hours/Actual salary – 22.5 hours/40 weeks 

     

    About Corby Business Academy:

    Corby Business Academy is a school committed to providing the very best for the community it serves. We have already undergone significant change in recent years under new leadership and our goals for further development remain ambitious. We work relentlessly in providing a high quality broad and balanced curriculum with stimulating learning experiences for all our students. This is underpinned by our strong sense of common purpose which, in a recent monitoring visit, OFSTED noted was founded on the school’s core values of ‘commit, believe, achieve’. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Our staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    Due to internal movement and change we have administrator vacancies available, covering a wide range of duties. This is a role of diverse responsibilities, ranging from Reception, Reprographics to handling Community Communications and undertaking administrative Finance related duties.

    The successful candidate will be a team player, flexible, with good customer service skills.

    • Daily duties could include
    • First aid
    • Supporting with orders and system set up of trips.
    • HR admin, staff absence
    • Communication to the community
    • Website and social media updates
    • Reception/reprographics

    About Brooke Weston Trust:

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves. 

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us.

    Safer Recruitment:

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosure barring service check. 

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted. Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. 

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact our HR team, on the below details:

    T:            01536 303120

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org  

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Teacher of PE & Personal Development

    Start Date: 03/01/2023
    Close Date: 13/10/2022

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Teacher of PE & Personal Development 

    Location: Corby Business Academy

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time

     

    About Corby Business Academy and the Teacher of PE & Personal Development

    Corby Business Academy is a school committed to providing the very best for the community it serves. We have already undergone significant change in recent years under new leadership and our goals for further development remain ambitious. We work relentlessly in providing a high quality broad and balanced curriculum with stimulating learning experiences for all our students. This is underpinned by our strong sense of common purpose which, in a recent monitoring visit, OFSTED noted was founded on the school’s core values of ‘commit, believe, achieve’. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Our staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    Required for January 2023 a well-qualified and enthusiastic Physical Education Teacher to join a successful and well-resourced curriculum area. Applications are welcomed from newly qualified teachers and experienced teachers. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated teacher of Teacher of PE & Personal Development with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional and would be suitable for the right candidate who wants to make a valued and important contribution to our community. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified, passionate and dedicated teacher of PE and personal development whose enthusiasm for their subject generates excitement and a love of learning. We are looking for a team player, with excellent classroom management skills. You should be focused on student achievement and progress, and care about the life chances of every young person.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.  

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Please submit an application form to HR@corbybusinessacademy.org  

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

    Closing date: 3.00pm on 13th October 2022

    Interview date: 18th October 2022

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Head of Physics

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date:
    Full time

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    Job Title: Head of Physics

    Location:  Corby Business Academy 

    Salary: Competitive

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: Full time

    About the Role and Corby Business Academy

    We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational member of staff who will lead by example, develop and motivate their team and be committed to achieving high standards, as Head of Physics.

    With the support from the Head of Science, the successful candidate will be looking to enable all students to achieve outstanding results, not only in Physics but, across the Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is now looking for new challenges, or promotion, working with a supportive and established team.

    You should be an outstanding classroom practitioner, with strong subject knowledge and have true passion and enthusiasm for your specialism. You should be capable of teaching Science across our full age and ability range from Years 7-11 and Physics at KS5 level. You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be committed to improving your own, and others, practice.

    The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every child and will be motivated to help all students to achieve their full potential.

    This post offers an excellent opportunity for an aspiring teacher and additional leadership responsibilities with a highly competitive salary are negotiable for the appropriate candidate.

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone significant change this academic year, under new leadership, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.  

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact our HR team, on the below details:

    T:            01536 303120                                  

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org     

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Safer Recruitment

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

     

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Catering Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 05/12/2022
    20 hours, 10:30am - 2:30pm

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves. 

    Job Title: Catering Assistant

    Location: Corby Business Academy

    Salary: FTE £20,400 (Actual £9472.64) 

    Hours per week: 20 hours 10:30am-2:30pm

    Weeks per year: 39 Weeks

    We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our Catering team.  The successful candidate will support with the smooth running of our kitchens by assisting with the food preparation, serving food and beverages. Following food hygiene regulations to keep a clean and tidy work area, reporting all concerns to senior staff immediately.

    About Corby Business Academy;

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence. We have already undergone significant change this academic year under new leadership and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.

    What we can offer you

    · Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch.

    · A modern building with fantastic facilities and resources.

    · A supportive and friendly community of staff and students.

    · A full induction programme.

    · Access to BWT Teaching School Alliance training programmes.

    About Brooke Weston Trust 

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people. 

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people. 

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School. 

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.    

    How to Apply  

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application! 

    Further details about the Academy, the above position and details of how to apply can be found on our website Corby Business Academy - Vacancies or by telephoning 01536 303120 Applications may be submitted in writing addressed to the Principal or electronically to HR@Corbybusinessacademy.org

    Safer Recruitment 

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.  

    A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection 

    The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy 

    Closing date: 05th December 2022

    Interview date: 12th December 2022

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. 

    Apply Here
Principal

Simon Underwood

Corby Business Academy
Academy Way, Gretton Road, Corby, Northamptonshire NN17 5EB

T 01536 303120
E enquiries@corbybusinessacademy.org

Principal
Simon Underwood

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