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  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
MPS or UPS+ TLR 2(1)

Job summary

For April 2022 or September 2022
Teacher of Computer Science/ICT (Second in Department)
Main or Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2(1)
Due to the promotion of the current post holder, we are looking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher of Computer Science who will be able to support the Head of Department in delivering outstanding outcomes for our learners. The successful candidate will be joining a well-developed, and effective department in a very successful school.
Successful candidates will have:
• Qualified teacher status
• The ability to deliver excellent lessons at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
• Be able to teach computer science to A Level with knowledge of Python programming and preferably an understanding of C# programming.
• The ability to motivate learners and staff to achieve excellent results.
• The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team and lead elements of the departments work.
• A passion for the subject and the ability to share this passion with the learners in our school.
• A commitment to their own professional development and the professional development of others.
• Ability to support the leadership of the department focusing on the quality of learning and teaching.
This is an exciting experienced teachers to join a thriving and highly motivated school.
The school is a forward-looking school and we are committed to support staff and learners to achieve at the highest level. The professional development of our staff is a high priority. The school also offers a calm learning environment where learners work hard, achieve a great deal and enjoy excellent working relationships.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to satisfactory clearances prior to taking up an offer of employment.

Download an application pack from our website www.uptonhigh.co.uk electronic applications should be returned to lloyds@uptonhigh.co.uk
CVs alone will not be accepted
CLOSING DATE: Monday 24 January 2022
The post is subject to suitable references and the successful applicant will be required to apply for clearance from DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information can be found at www.gov.uk
Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Additional allowances

TLR 2(1)

Applying for the job

Procedure for Application.
If you wish to be considered for this vacancy you should complete the application form, giving the names and addresses of two referees, and submit a concise letter of application. This should be typed or word-processed and should include the following information:
1. A brief outline of what you have achieved in your present post
2. A statement about why you want this job.
3. An indication of the strengths and expertise you could offer the school.
All points should address the detail in the person specification and other points made within the information sent to candidates.
Candidates are kindly requested not to submit a CV instead of the application form. Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space.
Completed applications should be returned to Mr L Cummins (Headteacher), to arrive no later than Monday 24th January 2022
Please ensure that you put the correct postage on the envelope as this could result in your application not being considered due to late arrival. Please note that we will only consider applications submitted on the Cheshire West and Chester application form.
Interviews are planned to take place during the following week. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of this date, regretfully you must assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, in which case the Governors would like to thank you for your time and your interest in the school.
Please note that we are happy to arrange risk-assessed informal visits for prospective candidates before short-listing has taken place, also if you wish to have an informal discussion about the post in advance of your application, or if you require any further details, please contact Mrs S Lloyd, HR Manager
E-mail: LloydS@uptonhigh.co.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1625 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01244 259890

About Upton-by-Chester High School

“This is a good school with an outstanding 6th Form” OFSTED 2019
An excellent school that provides an outstanding education at the heart of its community. If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, we want to hear from you.

School location

St James Avenue, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1NN

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