Our Academy currently has over 1000 students on roll. In October 2017 we received a Good Ofsted rating across all categories and with a plan to become a Teaching School in place, we are now set to go from strength to strength. Our outcomes are fast improving and are now at national average; we are ambitious for our students and expect our results to continue to rise year on year.

This is a time of great innovation and forward thinking at Cowes Enterprise College. We are making rapid progress towards providing first-rate provision for our community and to achieve this we continue to grow our talented staff team.

Current vacancies:

  • Director of Learning – Science & Technology
  • Administration Apprentice

Please see below for further details

Director of Learning – Science & Technology - TES Link

Salary: Lead Practitioner Points 7 - 11

Closing date: Midday on Friday 17th January 2020 / Start date: Easter 2020/September 2020

Cowes Enterprise College is a wonderful place to work and develop as a teacher. We are excited about you coming to join our team!

This role offers an exciting opportunity and challenge for a high calibre, versatile and enthusiastic leader to join and lead a strong and successful Science and Technology faculty.

We are able to offer an excellent package of support and benefits for the right candidates:

• A generous relocation and/or recruitment package for the right candidate.

• Leading a talented Science and Technology faculty which includes a Deputy Director in charge of Technology.

• a strong culture of professional development.

• superb, state-of-the-art facilities.

• an Ofsted ‘Good’ school with high standards and high expectations.

• collaborative opportunities from Ormiston Academies Trust.

We are fortunate to have cutting edge facilities here in our purpose built and highly inspirational building. In September 2019, the Academy was awarded a substantial grant dedicated to STEM delivery across the Year 7 and 8 curriculum.

This is a key leadership role in the Academy. The successful candidate will need to be:

• A qualified teacher, able to deliver consistently good and better lessons across the age-groups of the Academy

• Ambitious to develop the potential of our students

• A competent leader, able to take responsibility for the leadership of this department

• A good colleague, who can work with the other members of the Science and Technology faculty and the wider staff in the best interests of our students and the Academy

How to apply

The closing date is Friday 17th January 2020.

Please enclose a letter of application of no more than 2 A4 sides, explaining your interest in this post and why your qualifications, professional experience and knowledge, professional expertise and personal attributes are relevant to this appointment. Please apply via the TES website or send your completed application and covering letter to Donna Harrison, HR Officer and PA to the Principal; at or by post to Cowes Enterprise College, Crossfield Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HB.

For further information or the opportunity to talk to the Principal, Rachel Kitley by telephone or to visit the academy and discuss this post, please contact: Donna Harrison, HR Officer at or call +44 1983 203103.

For more details about Cowes Enterprise College, visit our academy website:

Cowes Enterprise College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate will be required and relevant prohibition checks will be completed as applicable.

Administrator Apprentice
Studying Business Administration Level 2 or 3 with LMP (OAT Training Provider)

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit:

Application forms are available by contacting Donna Harrison;

Administrator Apprentice Job Description Download

We welcome speculative applications from qualified and experienced teachers and also enquiries from those interested in training to teach through any of the direct entry routes.

Cowes Enterprise College has excellent induction and professional development, further enhancing the quality of teaching and the rapidly growing reputation of the academy.

If you are interested in joining us but cannot see a suitable position, please email your current CV to

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate will be required. Prohibition checks and Section 128 checks will be made as applicable, for all new staff.