The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) 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.
Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.
Subject Leader: Computer Science and/or Business Studies
Full Time or Part time will be considered for the right candidate
Start Date: 6th January 2020
Job ref: CSBS20
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2C to 1A (depending on experience and skill)
As a result of existing post holder retiring, we are looking to appoint a subject leader and enthusiast to our high achieving team who want to work in a school where:
• computer science and Business are valued by students and families;
• academy’s results have been significantly above national averages for many years;
• computer science subject progress index score is significantly above average at +1.18, with Business at +0.44;
• students routinely enter computer science national competitions and win;
• there is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;
• behaviour management is centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.
The successful candidates will teach Computer Science throughout the age range 7-11, as well as Business Studies at GCSE. The academy is well placed to offer a comprehensive support package to NQTs from all routes into teaching, including PGCE, SCITT and Schools Direct.
Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.
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.
Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:
• Applicant Pack
• Job Description
• Application and Recruitment Process document
How to apply:
If you are interested in this post, please read the Applicant pack for instructions.
Closing date: Sunday 20th October at 12am (Midnight)
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
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We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences