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Corby Business Academy

Corby Business Academy is led by Associate Principal Simon Underwood. It was opened by the Brooke Weston Trust in 2008.

Its motto is ‘Care enough to Challenge enough’ and everyone within the academy has a ‘can do’ attitude.

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.

It 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, which is led by celebrated school librarian Amy McKay, who was awarded the School Librarian of the Year title in 2016/17, also runs many innovative events to ensure that all students develop a love of reading.

 

Latest Vacancy

  • Corby Business Academy

    Assistant Director of English

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 21/02/2020

    Assistant Director of English

     

    Start Date: September 2020

    Location: Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary: Competitive

    Benefits: Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

     

    Corby Business Academy is looking to appoint an Assistant Director of English. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic teacher to join and help lead our successful and highly committed English team. They will have an outstanding teaching ability, have the skills to motivate and engage both students and staff, and have a relentless drive to enrich the lives and learning experiences through a diverse and rigorous curriculum.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students. If you have excellent organisational skills and the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have recently undergone significant change 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.

     

    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 Administrator, on the below details:

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           Closing date:           Friday 21st February 2020

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Site Manager

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 12/03/2020

    Start Date:      ASAP

    Location:        Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:             Grade 9, From £35,000.00

    Hours:             37 hours, 52 weeks per year

    Benefits:         Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

    Corby Business Academy requires a Site Manager to join their Premises Department. 

    The successful candidate will:

    • Be passionate about ensuring our school buildings are fit for purpose for all of our users and be focused on working with our school to deliver excellent facilities.
    • Be responsible for delivering a comprehensive site management service to our school, and to provide additional support to one of our primary sites, deploying site team colleagues and resources effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of our school.
    • Develop strong and effective working relationships with contractors and specialists
    • The role will require both planned preventative maintenance and a proactive approach to project work so that our school remains a great place for our children and young people to learn
    • Have a significant focus on compliance with statutory regulations, ensuring we maintain safe places for our students, colleagues and visitors. Working with and reporting to central colleagues will be part of the role and support our strong governance culture.

    Corby Business Academy is part of the Brooke Weston Trust schools. 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.

    Benefits of working at Brooke Weston Trust

    At Brooke Weston Trust we value the incredible contribution our staff make to our schools. In return we offer a range of benefits including free breakfast and lunch for all staff across the Trust, access to a Bike2work and Car Salary Sacrifice schemes and several Employee Wellbeing arrangements.

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation, we welcome your application. Please return the application form and include no more than 2 sides of A4 setting out how your experience meets the needs of the Job Description and Person Specification.

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

    T:            01536 684300

    E:            kpithey@brookewestontrust.org

    Closing date: 12th March 2020 but we reserve the right to close the job early if we find the right candidate.

    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 working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Head of Design Technology

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 05/03/2020

    HEAD OF Design Technology

     

    Start Date:              September 2020

    Location:                 Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                     Competitive (additional opportunities available for suitable candidates)

    Benefits:                  Comprehensive professional development

                                    Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Staff Laptop

     

    Due to an increase in student numbers and exciting new curriculum changes, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Head of Design Technology to help lead and manage the team and build on current successes. The successful candidate will be joining an established team with an innovative and determined commitment to teaching and learning.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a highly qualified, dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students and colleagues. If you have excellent organisational skills with the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.

     

    This position is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher who would relish the chance to advance his or her career. The successful candidate will receive outstanding support from Leaders who are passionate about this curriculum area.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

    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                                           Closing date:           5th March, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Head of Year

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 05/03/2020

    Head of Year

     

     

    Start Date:              September 2020

    Location:                 Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                     Competitive (additional opportunities available for suitable candidates)

    Benefits:                  Comprehensive professional development

                                    Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Staff Laptop

     

    Due to an expansion of student numbers and new curriculum offer, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Head of Year to support our outstanding Student Care Team.

     

    We are at an exciting stage of our development, as we move towards providing all our students with a consistently high-quality educational provision. You will be supported by a vastly experienced and dynamic group of staff, including a forward-thinking Leadership Team with a proven track record for success.

     

    This is an important role for the Academy and it will provide the successful candidate with a wealth of opportunities to develop as a professional. There will be a substantial commitment to ensure high excellent training and mentoring is available at all times.

     

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Head of Year to help lead and manage the Personal Development of students in their year group and will support, lead, manage training and development of form tutors attached to their year group. Over time there will also be a focus on students’ academic progress.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a highly qualified, dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all pupils and colleagues. If you have excellent organisational skills with the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.

     

    This position is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher who would relish the chance to advance his or her career.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

    If you think you can contribute to our community 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 Administrator or Associate Principal, on the below details:

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           closing date:           5th March, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Teacher of English

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 09/03/2020

    TEACHER OF ENGLISH

     

    Start Date:                September 2020

    Location:                  Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                      Competitive

    Benefits:                   Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Comprehensive professional development

                                    Staff laptop

     

    Due to an increase in student numbers and exciting new curriculum changes, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of English to help build on the huge successes our English department has already enjoyed. The successful candidate will be joining an established team with an innovative and determined commitment to teaching and learning in English.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students. If you have excellent organisational skills and the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.  This post offers an excellent opportunity for an aspiring teacher and a highly competitive salary is negotiable for the right candidate.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

    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 note, we reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date. It is therefore recommended that you submit your application as early as possible.

     

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

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           Closing date:           9th March 2020, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Teacher of History

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 09/03/2020

    TEACHER OF HISTORY

     

    Start Date:                September 2020

    Location:                  Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                      Competitive

    Benefits:                   Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Comprehensive professional development

                                    Staff laptop

     

    Due to an increase in student numbers and exciting new curriculum changes, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of History to help build on the huge successes our History department has already enjoyed. The successful candidate will be joining an established team with an innovative and determined commitment to teaching and learning in History.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students. If you have excellent organisational skills and the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.  This post offers an excellent opportunity for an aspiring teacher and a highly competitive salary is negotiable for the right candidate.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

    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 note, we reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date. It is therefore recommended that you submit your application as early as possible.

     

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

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           Closing date:           9th March 2020, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Teacher of Maths

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 09/03/2020

    TEACHER OF MATHS

     

    Start Date:                September 2020

    Location:                  Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                      Competitive

    Benefits:                   Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Comprehensive professional development

                                    Staff laptop

     

    Due to an increase in student numbers and exciting new curriculum changes, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of Maths to help build on the rapid development the department has already enjoyed. The successful candidate will be joining an established team with an innovative and determined commitment to teaching and learning in Maths.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students. If you have excellent organisational skills and the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.  This post offers an excellent opportunity for an aspiring teacher and a highly competitive salary is negotiable for the right candidate.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

    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 note, we reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date. It is therefore recommended that you submit your application as early as possible.

     

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

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           Closing date:           9th March 2020, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Teacher of Science

    Start Date: 01/09/2020
    Close Date: 09/03/2020

    TEACHER OF SCIENCE

     

    Start Date:                September 2020

    Location:                  Corby, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                      Competitive

    Benefits:                   Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

                                    Comprehensive professional development

                                    Staff laptop

     

    Due to an increase in student numbers and exciting new curriculum changes, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of Science to help build on a rapidly improving Science department. The successful candidate will be joining a team with an innovative and determined commitment to teaching and learning in Science. The role will be further supported by our Trust Director of Science, who has a proven record of accomplishment and success.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is committed to raising standards for all students. If you have excellent organisational skills and the capacity to work with others to raise achievement through motivating and inspiring students then we would like to hear from you.  This post offers an excellent opportunity for an aspiring teacher and a highly competitive salary is negotiable for the right candidate.

     

    Corby Business Academy is on a rapid improvement journey to excellence.  We have already undergone successful change in the past 18 months and now, under new leadership, we are relentlessly focussed on providing a 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 the Academy; working closely to support and develop students, as well as each other.

     

     

    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 note, we reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date. It is therefore recommended that you submit your application as early as possible.

     

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

     

    T:            01536 303120                                           Closing date:           9th March 2020, 12.00 p.m.

    E:            HR@corbybusinessacademy.org            

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Apply Here
  • Corby Business Academy

    Finance Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 20/03/2020
    Part Time, Permanent

    Contract: Part-time (25 hours per week, 40 weeks per year)

    Salary: BWT Grade 2, Point 4 (£16,800 FTE) 

    At Brooke Weston Trust we are proud to educate over 7000 children and young people. We employ over 1000 members of staff, teaching and support, to deliver an excellent quality service to the students in our care.

    Corby Business Academy is seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join the team to provide outstanding financial administrative support. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications appropriate to this role and will be highly numerate with excellent ICT, organisational and interpersonal skills. Experience of working with school finance systems would be advantageous. Key to success will be an ability to build effective relationships and communicate clearly and confidently at all levels. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the role. .

    If you are a dedicated finance professional that would like to contribute to the ongoing successful operation of our Trust, then we would love to hear from you.

    Why should I consider a career with Brooke Weston Trust?

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all our communities. 

    Our five core values are:

    AMBITION FOR ALL - we are ambitious for all our students and our staff, providing everyone with the opportunity to develop and succeed

    HIGH EXPECTATIONS - we are committed to going the extra mile and constantly asking 'is it good enough for my child'?

    EXCELLENT TEACHING AND SUPPORT - we seek to be a source of inspiration and encouragement for our students, regularly reminding ourselves that we want to have a positive impact on students' lives

    WORKING TOGETHER - we are not about competition; we work as a team to share ideas, resources and best practice to ensure we are providing the very best for our students and staff

    CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY - we champion diversity, inclusion and tolerance; we celebrate the ways in which we are making a difference in the local community; we encourage our students to become a positive influence on society by providing them with important life skills to succeed in the future 

    Our Team

    Our members of staff are essential to realising our vision. We recognise that a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people and know that our staff regularly exceed the expected limits. 

    What are some of the benefits of being part of our Trust? We provide:

    • A supportive and collaborative working environment where sharing best practice is commonplace
    • Access to a range of first-class professional development opportunities 
    • Modern facilities and technology
    • A friendly atmosphere with respect between our students and members of staff
    • Subsidised breakfasts and lunches for those who chose to eat at our restaurants
    • Access to confidential support through an Employee Assist Programme

    If you think you can contribute in this role we welcome your application. Please complete the application form below, and return to Chris Stewart (cstewart@brookewestontrust.org) along with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role (no more than 2 sides of A4)

    Apply Here
Associate Principal

Simon Underwood

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

T 01536 303120
E principal@corbybusinessacademy.org

Associate Principal
Simon Underwood

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