Teacher of Computer Science and Information Technology Alsager School, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire

Job description

An exciting opportunity for an industrious and talented teacher to join our Communications faculty in one of the highest performing schools in Cheshire East.

You will join a successful department and faculty with a culture of supporting students to achieve their best and one where staff development and pedagogical innovation support this aim.

Applications from experienced, recently qualified and newly qualified teachers welcomed.

Alsager School is a fantastic place to work with motivated and well-behaved students, a committed and experienced governing body, dedicated staff and supportive parents. Children of all abilities make impressive progress throughout the key stages. We are one of the highest performing schools in Cheshire East, our Progress 8 data puts us in the top 25% of schools nationally and our most recent Ofsted inspection in February 2016 graded the school as Outstanding.

We can offer you exceptional CPD, we are part of the Chimney House Teaching School Alliance, a comprehensive induction programme, a laptop, reduced staff membership rates at the on-site Leisure Centre Fitness suite and there are excellent road and rail links to Alsager.

If you think you can contribute to the Faculty’s future success, please do apply today. Download the relevant files from the school’s website: www.alsagerschool.org and email your application to us or contact Ashley Owen, H.R. Manager, on 01270 871100. We look forward to hearing from you.

Essential educational requirements

Well qualified graduate.
Qualified teacher or expect to gain QTS by the start of the contract.

Essential qualifications

Be a well-qualified teacher of Computer Science with a record of planning and delivering lessons that are engaging challenging and enjoyable to pupils of all ability levels.
Have a PGCE qualification (or will have obtained one by September 2020) and QTS.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching across the 11-18 age range.
Ability to teach Computer Science to KS5.
Proven record or evidence from teaching practice of potential to help students reach high standards of learning and achievement.
Experience of using interactive whiteboard technology.
High standard of subject knowledge.
Knowledge of current developments in Teaching & Learning.
Understanding and use of strategies to raise achievement.

Employee benefits

The opportunity to work in one of the highest performing schools in Cheshire East and an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ school.
A pleasant, working environment in well maintained and equipped classrooms on a mature campus in the heart of Alsager in rural Cheshire East.
To work alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Head and Senior Leadership Team whose priority is to support and develop you.
A dedicated, hardworking and supportive team all passionate about their subject.
friendly and highly motivated students who are keen to learn and take pride in their achievements.
a comprehensive induction programme when joining the school as an NQT, including your own dedicated mentor.
An outstanding professional development programme with the opportunity to share best practice within your own faculty and with staff from other specialisms.
A laptop to use whilst in employment.
A large, modern and comfortable communal staff room to relax in during your breaks.
employee of the week scheme.
Part of the Chimney House teaching alliance.
Superb on-site catering at very competitive prices.
Complementary ‘breakfast sandwiches’ each month on pay day and biscuits every Friday!
reduced membership of the on-site Leisure Centre Fitness Suite.
Free on-site parking.
Good road/rail links with access to Manchester city centre and the airport in under an hour.
Children of staff who have worked at the school for two or more years are counted as part of our admissions criteria.

About Alsager School

Hassall Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire, ST7 2HR
Alsager School website (opens in a new window)