ICT Teacher

Erasmus Darwin Academy, Burntwood, Staffordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject ICT
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,371 to £40,489

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, effective and enthusiastic specialist in ICT to start in September 2020, at this highly successful, heavily over-subscribed school which is firmly established as one of the highest performing secondary schools in the region (and in the top 10% of schools nationally). We gained ‘Good’ in our 2018 Ofsted inspection and as part of the Local Authority’s quality assurance strategy, we have gained Category 1 status, which is the highest category of school performance, for four years running.

The ICT department has an excellent reputation within the Academy and the successful candidate needs to have the necessary knowledge and skills to teach all aspect of ICT from Year 7 to GCSE. We teach Level 3 BTEC Nationals Extended Certificate in IT at KS5. Both attainment and progress in ICT is very strong at GCSE.

We invite applications from excellent classroom practitioners who can motivate, engage and inspire our students and work collaboratively with colleagues.

In return, we offer an incredibly positive working environment, passionately believing that our human resources are our most important and valuable resources. Therefore, our staff wellbeing strategy is at the heart of our ongoing improvement work, meaning that middle and senior leaders are committed to ensuring that all staff are happy, cared for, listened to and professionally equipped to fulfil their role to the highest possible standard. Furthermore, opportunities for career progression regularly arise, with the Academy having an excellent record of training and developing our own teachers and leaders from within.

Salary: Pay range between £24,371 - £40,489 per annum, according to the Academy Pay Policy.

CLOSING DATE: Friday 28th February 2020, 9.00 am

To apply for the post, please complete the application form and return to the Principal’s PA, Mrs Debbie Westwood, either by post or email d.westwood@eda.staffs.sch.uk

For further information regarding the Academy, please visit our website at www.erasmusdarwinacademy.co.uk

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a ‘disclosure’ check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate in a degree subject relevant to the post

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience in KS3-4
Ability to plan and deliver varied and relevant learning experiences for students in secondary education
Ability to work well with colleagues and students.
Ability to engage and motivate the young people in their care.
Ability to use a range of data to monitor and analyse student progress
Effective communication skills both written and oral
Good ICT skills and able to use relevant applications
Knowledge and understanding of the area of the curriculum and assessment relevant to the post.
Understanding of the process of Appraisal.
Understanding of successful behaviour management strategies
Understanding of a teacher’s duty of care and safeguarding.

Employee benefits


School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1038 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Erasmus Darwin Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email d.westwood@eda.staffs.sch.uk

School location

Pool Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire, WS7 3QW