Job Title: Computer Science Teacher
Contract: Full time
Site: Queen Katharine Academy
Closing date: Midday Thursday 20 May 2021
Start: September 2021
Are you ambitious and driven to succeed?
Are you passionate about Computer Science?
If so, this is the school for you!
Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated and outstanding teacher for Computer Science. You will join our enthusiastic, hard-working and committed team who want to make a difference. The department is supportive and well-resourced and is looking to appoint a colleague who shares their enthusiasm and unswerving determination to help every student enjoy, achieve and progress within the Technologies subjects. The Technologies department at QKA is well resourced and has committed practitioners, who are focused on continuing the process of raising standards and expectations in our department and beyond. We run a variety of courses and subjects in years 7 -9 such as DT, Engineering , Food Technology and Computer Science. At KS4 students take a traditional pathway selection with Computer Science being a popular choice, this then develops into a successful KS5 Computer Science pathway which the candidate will be able to contribute to the delivery of.
The successful candidate will have proven expertise and be someone with a passion for their subject who will inspire and engage our students.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic teacher to steer it through the next stage of its development. Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Queen Katharine Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding teacher.
The Trust offers:
• Excellent salary package.
• Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
• Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
• Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
• Teachers’ pension scheme.
• An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
• An inclusive and collaborative approach.
• A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
• An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Queen Katharine Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.