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Computer Science Teacher

Location
Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4GH
College
The Cedars Academy
Hours
Full Time
Salary
TMS / UPS + R&R allowance
Posted
3rd November 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
Expires
16th December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1285268
Job Reference
COMPCED2022(3)
Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
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At the Cedars Academy we believe in being kind, working hard, and taking responsibility. We believe school should be a calm, inclusive and safe place, where teachers can get on and teach, and pupils can get on and learn without disruption. We are seeking a passionate, committed and inspiring teacher to join our brilliant team. If you are keen to make a real difference to the lives of young people who need great teachers, get in touch and arrange a visit.

We are currently looking to recruit a:

Teacher of Computer Science on a permanent contract starting from Easter or September 023 – Full time

Salary: Main or Upper Pay Range

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Computer Science and Creative iMedia to join our academy. Our successful candidate will be able to teach Computer Science at Key Stages 3 and 4 (Key Stage 5 would be desirable for possible future development). This is an exciting opportunity to aid in the development of Computer Science at the Cedars Academy, and as part of the Lionheart Trust you will work closely with the Director of Computing to drive further progress in computing subjects.

The department has three classrooms, each equipped with a full class set of computers linked to the school network. The rooms are fully resourced with whiteboards, projection equipment and various technical tools to assist in the teaching of Computer Science. Computer Science is a compulsory subject in Year 7 and 8 and taught weekly, and there are six teaching groups in each cohort. From Year 9, Computer Science, and CNAT iMedia becomes an optional subject and there is always a very capable cross-section of pupils who elect to study the subject at GCSE. We follow the OCR specifications at GCSE, and OCR for CNAT

Applications are welcome from experienced teachers as well as those beginning their careers (including ECTs).

This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).

If you would like to come and visit the Academy, or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Closing date: Friday 1 December 2022

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close applications and interview early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

The Trust strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where all staff have a seat at the table: a seat to be free, a seat to inspire, a seat to challenge and a seat to succeed.

We currently have staff networks for staff who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer + (LGBTQ+), staff who would describe their background as working class and staff with a disability.

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Safeguarding Statement:

The Cedars 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.
The Cedars Academy

The Cedars Academy

Part of Lionheart Educational Trust

Lionheart Educational Trust