Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

ICT & Computing

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) Open to Main and Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2b (5,531) - The role will comprise of 3 days per week at Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge and 2 days per week at Maiden Erlegh School in Reading.

Curriculum Leader for Computer Science job summary

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is looking for a passionate and motivated individual to join our middle leadership team as a Curriculum Leader for Computer Science.

Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge enters an exciting new phase of its journey. A new Headteacher joined the school in January 2024 with an exciting vision for a small school at the heart of its community. Staff and students alike value the team approach and positive relationships which the school fosters. The successful candidate will be well supported in their transition into the school.


Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is committed to ensuring that students achieve their full potential and flourish in a school where expectations of ourselves and our students are high. We provide a rich and varied curriculum, as well as an extensive range of extra-curricular activities. Staff and students alike can benefit from the smaller community school feel which makes Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge so special. The semi-rural location in Sonning Common lends itself to beautiful views, as well as being close to Henley and Reading. Staff have the chance to take part in lots of different opportunities within the school, and we are committed to continued professional development. Staff wellbeing is prioritised and our Wellbeing Group continues to work hard to support our staff body. To learn more about our school, visit our website www.maidenerleghchilternedge.co.uk.

This is an exciting opportunity to work across two of our trust schools, as this role will also be working at Maiden Erlegh School in Reading. Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high-quality education. The school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations. To learn more about the school please visit the website on www.maidenerleghschoolreading.co.uk/

The successful applicant will be energetic and enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-yearolds. You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values which are to Aim high – Be inclusive – Work together; and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

About the Trust

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to developing a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community of highly effective schools that deliver excellent education opportunities for the children and young people of the communities we serve. Through our work we will ensure that our children are equipped with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to deal with the demands of an ever-changing world. The Trust currently comprises eight schools in the local area, with a variety of settings including primary, secondary, special and a PRU. As a Trust, we encourage professional development at all levels through the use of cross Trust networks to share best practice and ideas. We also actively encourage the promotion of staff to different roles within the Trust and to different settings in line with their career aspirations. Click Work @ Maiden Erlegh Trust to find out more information about why you should work for Maiden Erlegh Trust and to read testimonials from existing staff.

Benefits

Further information about some of the staff benefits that Maiden Erlegh Trust offers its employees, can be found on our website.

Staff Wellbeing is very important to us. As a staff member of Maiden Erlegh Trust these are just some of the examples of how we show our appreciation to staff.

  • We operate a system of ‘ME days’ allowing staff to request an additional day off per year to attend special events such as children’s sports days and graduations, family and friends' weddings.
  • CPD is available for all staff at all levels.
  • Free flu vaccinations are offered to all staff.
  • Free eye tests are provided for eligible staff.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided for staff regularly, including on many INSET days and as a thank you throughout the year.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

To learn more about our school, please visit www.maidenerleghchilternedge.co.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible as we reserve the right to close the advert and interview at any time.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for our students, then you are encouraged to explore further by contactingrecruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org  for a more detailed discussion, if required.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for our students, then you are encouraged to explore further by contacting recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org  for a more detailed discussion, if required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

If you would like to have an informal chat with our hiring manager about this post, please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

11-16 secondary school in Sonning Common, part of Maiden Erlegh Trust

School location

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