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Programme Leader of Computing

Snowdon Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Bristol, BS16 2HD
Bristol Metropolitan Academy
Full Time
M1 £28,000 - UPS3 £43,685
1st December 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
4th January 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Contract length: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1291626

We are seeking to recruit a Programme Leader of Computing to join our supportive and talented team at Bristol Metropolitan Academy. 

We are a diverse multi-academy trust, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.  Do you want a career that challenges and changes you? Do you want to see the difference you make every day and won’t settle for anything less than your best?

Join our team as our school achieves excellence with creative and ambitious students who have the highest expectations, aspirations and standards.

The successful candidates will have experience of teaching at Key Stages 3 and 4, will have the capacity to raise attainment through motivating and inspiring students, and will help to enhance our culture of high expectations and achievement. At Bristol Met we offer GCSE Computer Science as well as Cambridge National IT and are looking for someone capable of continuing our strong track record of GCSE Computer Science outcomes. The postholder will also have responsibility for line management oversight of GCSE Business though this is delivered by a specialist teacher.

This role will carry a CLF Teacher TLR Allowance 2BB - £6,535 per annum.

The academy welcomes visits from potential candidates. If you would like to arrange a school visit prior to the closing date, please contact the academy directly to arrange a suitable appointment.  

Your opportunity: 

Not only will you be working within one of our fantastic academies, but you will be a part of a diverse Federation working alongside professional and inspirational people. The Cabot learning Federation are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for every young person we educate which you can be a part of. You will have access to our generous benefits package including excellent annual leave entitlement, access to our pension scheme and a number of other well-being benefits. You will be working within a large multi-academy trust which provides dedicated training programmes and the opportunity to gain experience within other departments and CLF functions.  

Bristol Metropolitan Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). Bristol Metropolitan Academy is an oversubscribed forward thinking Academy based in Fishponds, Bristol, rated “Good” with Outstanding features by Ofsted in 2017.    

In Summer 2019 the Academy secured attainment that exceeded national average for the first time, with the best results the Academy has ever had. We also secured our best ever Progress 8 score at over +0.5. This followed a trend of continued improvement and one we continued to see in Summer 2020 against the difficult backdrop of the pandemic (and of course without official validation of national outcomes).   

The students are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. 60% of our students come from minority ethnic backgrounds. We have over 40 identified primary languages in our student and staff community with over 35% of our students coming from having English as an additional language backgrounds. A higher than average number of our students are supported with overcoming any barriers due to a special educational need. Overall we believe we enable all students to achieve their very best through our approach to inclusion coupled with our Metropolitan Way; High Standards, High Aspirations and High Expectations.   

We welcome applications from anyone excited to work in a fast paced, exciting yet challenging environment. We particularly welcome applications from those who believe they can contribute to our diverse and inclusive community.  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity. Details of our Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy can be found on the CLF website,

Please submit your application form via the CLF recruitment portal. CV’s will not be accepted and any submitted will not be considered alongside your application. 

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.  

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol Metropolitan 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.
Bristol Metropolitan Academy

Bristol Metropolitan Academy

Part of Cabot Learning Federation

Cabot Learning Federation