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Computer Science Teacher

The Highcrest Academy, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ

This job expired on 12 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    12 July 2022 at 3:44pm

  • Date listed

    30 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications

Computer Science Teacher job summary

Required for September 2022 or as soon as possible afterwards The Role We are looking for a Teacher with a passion for Computer Science, having an interest in the IT industry and a keen in gaming would be beneficial. You will join a department that produces exceptional outcomes in a heavily oversubscribed academy. The department is staffed with experienced teachers with a shared vision and commitment to continuous school improvement. Business Studies, Computing, IT, Accounting, and ESports courses are offered for KS3, KS4 and KS5. The school offers a broad range of Business and Computing courses and has a particularly strong and popular Sixth Form Business Studies programme. The number of Sixth Form students taking the subject has grown year on year. Our new Sixth Form centre offers state of the art facilities. It is used extensively by students studying Business Studies and Computer Science in Key Stage 5. We have an established Young Enterprise Club as well as the Business and Computing lunchtime club.
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About The Highcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1030 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

“The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” and “Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire and achieve’.”. Ofsted 2020

About Us

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, with staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams, to counter the free breakfast, “Friday Treats” and on-site coffee shop! We also offer the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted 2020

Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for ECTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For ECTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan. There is also the possibility of shared living accommodation.

“The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” and “Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire and achieve’.”. Ofsted 2020

Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together.

There are approximately 1000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

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