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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS: £30,000 - £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”- Mark Zuckerberg

“Students at the school respond extremely well to the exceedingly high expectations that leaders have set for them. Their behaviour is impeccable and they achieve highly.”– Ofsted, 2023

With our continued growth, we are seeking to expand our Computing department. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and knowledgeable Teacher of computing, who can offer a high-quality learning experience within the department. You will be passionate about teaching computing inside and outside of the classroom.

What the school offers its staff

Laurus Ryecroft is an oversubscribed secondary school for 11 to 18-year-old students in Tameside. In our very first Ofsted inspection in January 2023, Laurus Ryecroft was judged Outstanding in every category.

'Students at the school respond extremely well to the exceedingly high expectations that leaders have set for them. Their behaviour is impeccable and they achieve highly.' – Ofsted, 2023

The school is run by the Laurus Trust and replicates the outstanding education offered by the Trust’s founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), based in Stockport. CHHS is a hugely oversubscribed school and has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing schools in The Sunday Times, ranking as the 15th non-denominational comprehensive school in Manchester and the North West in the annual Parent Power Survey for 2022.

Laurus Ryecroft is a non-selective, non-denominational free school. It opened in September 2018 and we moved into our new school building with access to state-of-the-art facilities in 2020. We now have students in years 7 – 12. With the sixth form opening in September 2023. We currently have a total of 1070 students on roll.

Laurus Ryecroft is a vibrant, warm and exciting place to work and learn in. We are proud to be ‘Unashamedly Academic’ and have the highest aspirations for all of our students. Our Cornerstones – Academic Aspiration; Culture Creativity and Rhetoric; Leadership and Service; Competition and Physical Endeavour – detail how we develop and prepare our students to acquire the knowledge and develop the qualities which will open the door to the future of their choice.

In 2023, 73% of our students achieved grades 9-4 in English and Maths and over half gained a 5 or above in English and Maths. We are very proud of the achievements of our founding cohort. We are a true learning community and value the acquisition of knowledge and believe it to be truly empowering. Our teachers are passionate about their subject and the students they teach. We pride ourselves on the quality of our learning environment and on the relationships within school. Our state-of-the-art facilities are valued and respected by all members of our school community. Laurus Ryecroft is a place of mutual respect. Our students display excellent behaviour for learning and a true thirst for knowledge.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Laurus Trust is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of individual background or circumstance.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we strongly encourage applications from all persons with a known disability, and we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants, that meet the minimum criteria for a role, will be offered an interview and given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills.

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About Laurus Ryecroft

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
952 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Laurus Ryecroft is an oversubscribed secondary school for 11 to 18-year-old students in Tameside. The school is run by the Laurus Trust and replicates the outstanding education offered by the Trust’s founder school, Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), based in Stockport. CHHS is a hugely oversubscribed school and has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing schools in The Sunday Times, ranking as the 15th non-denominational comprehensive school in Manchester and the North West in the annual Parent Power Survey for 2022.

Laurus Ryecroft is a non-selective, non-denominational free school. It opened in September 2018, initially providing 150 Year 7 places in five forms with 30 students in each. A further seven Year 7 forms will be added each academic year until the school is at full capacity. In addition to this the school will have a sixth form of 300 students.

Laurus Ryecroft is a vibrant, warm and exciting place to work and learn in. We are proud to be ‘Unashamedly Academic’ and have the highest aspirations for all of our students. Our Cornerstones – Academic Aspiration; Culture Creativity and Rhetoric; Leadership and Service; Competition and Physical Endeavour – detail how we develop and prepare our students to acquire the knowledge and develop the qualities which will open the door to the future of their choice.

We are a true learning community and value the acquisition of knowledge and believe it to be truly empowering. Our teachers are passionate about their subject and the students they teach. We pride ourselves on the quality of our learning environment and on the relationships within school. Our state-of-the-art facilities are valued and respected by all members of our school community. Laurus Ryecroft is a place of mutual respect. Our students display excellent behaviour for learning and a true thirst for knowledge.

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