7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    22 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Computing

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598 to £32,134

Pay scale

UQ1 to UQ6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

We are seeking graduates with proven academic credentials who are keen to become teachers in Star schools.

Applicants must:

• be values-driven and determined to improve the life chances of children and young people.

• have the motivation and commitment to become a Star teacher.

• have the potential and ambition to secure qualified teacher status.

• be reflective learners with a growth mindset and appetite to receive and act upon feedback.

What the school offers its staff

As a Graduate Trainee Teacher, you’ll benefit from Star’s comprehensive talent strategy, which focuses on harnessing and nurturing aptitude and accelerating professional growth. Our programme enables trainees to take up paid employment in school while benefitting from a blended learning approach that culminates in a professional teaching qualification that will equip you to take the next steps on your career journey.

You will spend 80% of your time working in school and 20% attending training delivered by our teacher training partner, the National Institute of Teaching. This training will lead to the award of qualified teacher status (QTS) within fourteen months.

We are currently recruiting to the programme and are seeking to employ three computing graduates to join the programme in:

• Bacup, Lancashire x 1

• Birmingham x 1

• Coventry x 1

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Valley Leadership Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
585 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0330 313 9800

The Valley Leadership Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds in Bacup. We joined Star Academies in 2019 and, like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We are a rapidly improving school with high ambitions and expectations for all of our pupils. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

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