Head of Department: Computing and Business
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Start date details
29 March 2023 at 9am
17 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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Full-time equivalent salary
- M1 – U3 £28,000 – £43,685 FTE salary per annum. Plus TLR
- M1 – U3 £28,000 – £43,685 FTE salary per annum. Plus TLR
What skills and experience we're looking for
The Orme Academy is seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative leader of our Computing and Business department. The successful candidate will have an absolute commitment to raising standards of achievement, developing strong progression in students’ learning and a desire to support the young people in all areas of their education. We offer a range of curriculum pathways for the students and our new Head of Department would have the scope to develop this further. We welcome applicants that have the ability to teach Computing and/or Business across KS3 and KS4. The sole ethos for the school community is ‘Empowering Learners for Life’. Whilst we are committed to ensuring that every student makes excellent progress, this concept stretches well beyond academic performance. We firmly believe that every aspect of school should equip learners to be successful in all areas of their lives, both now and for their future. Indeed, every single decision or action taken improves the life chances of all our learners. This is underpinned by ensuring the Academy is a safe, nurturing and happy environment: put simply, The Orme Academy is a great place to learn and a great place to work.
We believe in empowering our staff to be aspirational and effective leaders of learning and provide a good programme of CPD and induction to support those joining our vibrant community. This CPD includes being part of a large MAT, with its own Institute of Education (IoE) focused on the development of staff. The IoE provides access to wide range of network hubs, subject experts and access to best practice, as well as bespoke CPD opportunities. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly professional and committed team of staff whilst also playing their part in the success and future development.
What the school offers its staff
SHAW EDUCATION TRUST was founded in 1982 and is sponsored by Shaw Trust and is a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life. Unlike other MATs, we don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their curiosity.
The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching employment:
- An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
- Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
- Cycle to work scheme
- Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.
Colleagues within the Trust benefit from:
- Access to a full range of courses both in-house and professionally accredited. These courses include all of the National Professional Qualifications – NPQH, NPQSL, NPQML.
- High quality subject and thematic networks across the Trust and the region.
- Experienced leadership and subject-specific support.
- Guidance from former HMIs and serving Ofsted Inspectors within the Trust.
- Access to the Trust’s Teaching School, Research School, Institute of Education and SCITT.
- Opportunities to work with different schools within the Trust as a Professional Advocate.
- Participating in peer reviews.
- Access to a suite of online courses.
- Placement projects within our family of schools.
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About The Orme Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 726 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
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- Email address
The Orme Academy was named after Revd. Edward Orme (d. 1705), at one time master of the borough school, who left various lands in trust, the revenue to be applied to educating and apprenticing the children of Newcastle. The sole ethos for the school community is ‘Empowering Learners for Life’. Whilst we are committed to ensuring that every student makes excellent progress, this concept stretches well beyond academic performance. We firmly believe that every aspect of school should equip learners to be successful in all areas of their lives, both now and for their future. Indeed, every single decision or action taken improves the life chances of all our learners. This is underpinned by ensuring the Academy is a safe, nurturing and happy environment: put simply, The Orme Academy is a great place to learn and a great place to work. We have relentlessly high expectations of those associated with the Academy; we expect everyone to be their very best at all times. We have extremely high standards and aspirations for our staff and students which are reflected throughout the Academy and we expect all who are associated with the Academy to reflect these too. We are committed to working in partnership with parents and members of our local community to ensure the very best support and opportunities for our students so that they can fulfil their potential. The Orme Academy is an increasingly popular first choice for education across the area. This reflects the significant improvements that are constantly being made within the Academy and the very strong reputation we are developing within the local and wider area.
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