Computer Science Teacher

The Cedars Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4GH

This job expired on 30 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Computer Science Teacher job summary

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 January 2023 – 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 AQA 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: Friday30 September 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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About The Cedars Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

Formerly known as Longslade, The Cedars Academy has a long-standing reputation for delivering excellent education to the community of Birstall, just north of Leicester city centre. In 2015 the school gained academy status and joined the Lionheart Academies Trust (led by Beauchamp College, Oadby). This affords us the opportunity to regularly collaborate with colleagues from a wide range of secondary schools across Leicester city and Leicestershire.

Arranging a visit to The Cedars Academy

If you would like to come and visit the Academy, or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at hrenquiries@thecedarsacademy.org.uk

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