37 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

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ICT & Computing

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher of Computer Science / ICT job summary


Salary: MPS / UPS £30,000 – £46,525 per year

Hours of work: Full time, permanent

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, dedicated Teacher of Computer Science/ICT to join our expanding team at Stratton Upper School as we transition to a Secondary School from September 2024.

This is a perfect opportunity for someone just beginning their career in teaching, as well as an experienced practitioner.

You will be able to inspire this generation of learners and ensure that each individual student reaches their potential. You will be committed to delivering high quality teaching and pastoral support to all students and believe in the inclusion and acceptance of all.

The Opportunity

  • Join a committed team as we expand from an Upper School to Secondary.
  • Set goals that stretch and challenge all pupils.
  • Build pupils confidence by guiding them to reflect on their progress.
  • Promote a love of learning and curiosity.

The ideal candidate

  • Is an excellent classroom practitioner with outstanding subject knowledge.
  • Committed to and has a clear understanding of teaching standards.
  • Fosters and promotes good relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Creative thinker, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work.
  • Professional and committed approach to the working environment.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Programme, offering mental health and wellbeing support
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Reduced staff membership to the facilities at Academy Leisure, Sawtry
  • Generous sick pay and annual leave
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Excellent pension scheme

Stratton is a vibrant Upper School with around 900 students on roll. We believe in every child striving for and achieving their full potential and all staff encourage them to be the best they can be. We value our partnerships with parents and carer, along with the wider community, to uphold the traditional values of respect and tolerance. We are proud of our large and successful Sixth Form and the breadth of curriculum we can offer our post-16 students. Our students are our best advertisement, although closely followed by our dedicated, creative, and passionate staff.

Meridian Trust is a successful multi-academy trust founded on its commitment to people and communities.

Our proven approach over more than a decade has elevated us to a respected and admired academy trust, a national leader in education and a source of great pride to the communities we serve. The Trust currently operates 30 schools across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire and has forged strong links within all these communities. We are committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. To find out more about the Trust, please visit: www.meridiantrust.co.uk

For more information about the role please download the Applicant Information Pack below.

Please note that Stratton Upper School reserves the right to interview, appoint and close this vacancy, upon the appointment of an ideal candidate. Applications will be shortlisted regularly, and you will be contacted with the result soon after your submission.

Please note that the school will be closed between 29/03/2024 – 14/04/2024.

Early applications and visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Justine McCarthy, PA to Principal on principalspa@stratton.school

The Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), as well as online searches.

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)
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 Stratton Upper School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
832 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

Stratton is a thriving Upper School with around 1,000 students on roll. The school has grown considerably in recent years; it is popular with the local community and includes over 250 students in the Sixth Form. In many respects we are a true comprehensive school with a full ability range. As the only education provider in the town, our challenge is to move effortlessly between preparing Yr13 students for top universities to working with students who without our support could have rejected the concept of education. Our students are our best advertisement, although closely followed by the dedication of our staff.

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