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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + London Fringe Allowance + TLR available for the right candidate for pastoral responsibility.

Additional allowances

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + London Fringe Allowance + TLR available for the right candidate for pastoral responsibility.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Students at The Leigh UTC“are proud to attend a school that is realising its vision of ‘developing STEM professionals for the future global market"Ofsted, 2022.

The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy are seeking a passionate and dedicatedTeacher of Computer Science and Digital T Levelto join our dynamic team from September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity to inspire and educate the next generation of digital innovators and leaders.As a Teacher of Computer Science and Digital T Level, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality, engaging lessons in computer science and digital technology to students aged 14-19. You will play a key role in designing and implementing the curriculum, ensuring it meets the needs of our diverse student body and aligns with industry standards and advancements. Additionally, you will guide students through their T Level qualifications, providing support and guidance as they develop practical skills and knowledge relevant to the digital sector.

The ideal candidate will have an infectious passion for computing and will help all students understand the important role that the subject plays in all of our lives whilst also developing young professionals for the future.

We’re keen to hear from you if you are:

  • An excellent teacher with an outstanding record
  • Collaborative, building strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school

This permanent position is offered on a full time basis, offering MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR available for the right candidate for pastoral responsibility.

Applications are welcomed from both experienced teachers and strong Early Career Teachers (ECTs). The Leigh UTC is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, please contactLinda EvansonLinda.Evans@leighutc.org.uk

Please note that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successfulappointment being made before 31st May 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding:Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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 The Leigh UTC

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
730 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01634 412 258

Arranging a visit to The Leigh UTC

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Isabelle.cochrane@LATrust.org.uk.

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