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Teacher of Computer Science and ICT

The Cotswold Academy, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD

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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly talented ECT or an experienced teacher who wishes to make a real impact in this “truly exceptional school” where “behaviour is outstanding” (Ofsted). From September 2023, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional, enthusiastic teacher with a strong academic background to join our outstanding Computer Science and IT department. The successful candidate will have experience teaching up to A Level and confidence in teaching a range of abilities. WE ARE LOOKING FOR: · A motivated and inspirational teacher able to deliver our high quality, engaging curriculum, which stretches and challenges all students across Key Stages 3, 4 & 5 · An outstanding teacher able to build strong relationships with students and show evidence of achieving excellent student outcomes across all Key Stages · A hardworking teacher who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and the ability to share their passion for Computer Science and ICT · Commitment to deliver extra-curricular opportunities

What the school offers its staff

WE CAN OFFER YOU: · The opportunity to join and be supported by a successful Computer Science and ICT department . A fantastic ECT mentoring programme · Excellent professional development and guidance at all stages of your career · A first class Behaviour for Learning system · Employee benefits including an Employee Assistance Scheme & Cycle to Work Scheme The candidate will contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of the children and young people with regard to the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidelines and Area Child Protection Procedures.

Further details about the role

Responsible to: Governors, Headteacher, Head of Department This appointment is subject to the current conditions of employment contained in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, other current educational and employment legislation and Teachers’ Standards. Job purpose: Under direction of the Principal, carry out professional duties of a school teacher as set out in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document (STPCD) and school policies. To be an effective professional who demonstrates through curriculum knowledge, can teach and assess effectively, takes responsibility for professional development and ensures progress and positive outcomes for all students. To promote the ethos of the school, Friendship and Knowledge, and engage with annual School Priorities Duties and Responsibilities: To plan and deliver well-structured lessons in line with the school’s curriculum and teaching schedule, setting goals that stretch and challenge students of all backgrounds and abilities within a safe and stimulating environment To support students to make the best possible progress through the use of a variety of teaching, learning and other support strategies, taking responsibility for their outcomes and planning teaching to build on prior knowledge and understanding To ensure that teaching is adapted to respond to the strengths and needs of all students, using differentiation to address their learning needs and overcome barriers, including those students that have SEND, are Pupil Premium etc To assess and record students' achievements, to prepare reports and take part in parental/carer consultations.

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About The Cotswold Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1400 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01451 820554

The Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, has earned an ‘Outstanding’ reputation as a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive academy. It is an excellent place to teach, learn and develop; to share best practice and support the progression of fellow professionals and students. At the heart of our school ethos is a commitment to excellent teaching and aspiration, which drives progress and attainment. Our students thrive academically and personally, with opportunities to take part in musical performances and a huge range of extra-curricular clubs; writing competitions and debates; community fundraising; student leadership; and careers events. Inclusive values The values of friendship and knowledge, symbolised on our school badge, underpin all our learning and development activities and also ensure that we support the wellbeing of our students and staff. A non-selective school, we have a fabulous parent and carer community, who are supportive of and engaged with their children’s learning. Excellent outcomes Thanks to excellent student outcomes, we are the second-highest ranked comprehensive in the South West; and in the UK’s top 30 non-selective co-educational secondary schools, in the influential Sunday Times Parent Power league tables. We have been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in the last four consecutive inspections. Building the future We continue to build on our success: we opened a Sixth Form centre in 2018 to support our thriving 16-18 provision; a fully refurbished theatre in 2019; and a £5.8 million 10-classroom space, new gymnasium and modernised science labs in 2021. Pupil intake increased by 30 places in Year 7 from September 2021. Outstanding learning and development Our ethos is simple: a commitment to excellent teaching and aspiration, which drives progress and attainment. Children who learn with us thrive academically and personally, with opportunities to take part in a huge range of extra-curricular clubs; writing competitions and debates; performances; community fundraising; student leadership; and careers events. Aspirations and destinations The great majority of our students stay with us into the Sixth Form and progress, in many cases, to Oxbridge and Russell Group universities, and a variety of other prestigious destinations.

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