Teacher of Computer Science
The successful candidate will teach Computer Science throughout the age range 11-16.
Start Date: 8th April 2024
Job ref: COM2023-24
Salary: MPS/UPS (£30,000 – £46,525 per annum)
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Computer Science specialist to join our highly successful Computer Science department, in a school where:
• Staff are nurtured to develop their craft.
• Computer Science is valued by students and families;
• Resources are centrally and collaboratively planned;
• Results in Computer Science have been significantly above national averages for many years;
• The school’s Progress 8 score is significantly above average and ranked in the top 5% of schools nationally;
• There are excellent CPD opportunities through our Professional Learning Mondays, weekly learning sessions and CPD Library.
• There is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;
• Behaviour management is centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a high achieving and forward-thinking department within a highly successful school. You will be able to take advantage of our evidence led practice and contribute to a department which regularly achieves above the national average.
We look to improve, not because we are not good enough but because we can always do better.
Rushey Mead Academy is well placed to offer a comprehensive support package to ECTs from all routes into teaching, including PGCE, SCITT, Schools Direct and Teach First. Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate and share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.
Rushey Mead Academy is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) which is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high-quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.
TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
Please see the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification for more information.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.
This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.
How to apply:
If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online.
A letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position should accompany your completed application form.
Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:
• Applicant Pack
• Job Description
• Application and Recruitment Process document
Should you have any queries regarding your application please contact school.
Closing date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 midnight
Interview date: w/c 15th January 2024
Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:
• safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
• equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms
NO AGENCIES OR CVs PLEASE
This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.