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Teacher of Computing and IT

Worcester Sixth Form College, Worcester, Worcestershire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Computing
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£25,570 to £41,732

Job summary

Due to significant growth in student numbers, we wish to appoint a well-qualified, innovative and motivated teacher of IT & Computing, to join the College from 31st August 2021. Applications will be most welcome from both experienced teachers of 16-19 education and those newly qualified wishing to specialise in sixth form teaching. All NQTs will receive excellent support and guidance as they start their career at the College.

Ideally, candidates will have excellent subject knowledge in teaching A Level Computer Science and IT BTEC RQF Information Technology Level 3 Extended Certificate & Diploma.
It is hoped to recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who would want to contribute to the future success of the department and be fully involved in the delivery of courses for the 16-19 age group. They should aim to make their teaching an exciting experience for students and to engage them in a wide range of activities which enhance their understanding and commitment.

Virtual interviews will be held during w/c 1st March 2021.

Applying for the job

Please complete the College application form including a supporting statement giving details of reasons for your application including experience, skills, training and achievements and how these are particularly suited to the needs of the post. Please refer to the job description, person specification and/or job details as applicable. Please do not write more than two sides of A4. We regret that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Application forms are available at www.wsfc.ac.uk under Job Vacancies and should be returned with the equal opportunities monitoring form by noon on Wednesday 24th February 2021.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
16-19
School size
No information available
Age range
16 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
recruitment@wsfc.ac.uk
Contact phone number
01905 362619

About Worcester Sixth Form College

Worcester Sixth Form College is proud to be part of Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust and supports the Trust’s vision of providing a range of excellent learning opportunities within the region, in a positive, friendly and tolerant culture that will equip them to fulfil their potential and meet their individual goals. In order to achieve this vision, Heart of Mercia is committed to sustaining high achieving sixth form colleges as the best environment for the personal, academic and career development for 16 to 19 year olds.

At Worcester Sixth Form College, we are specialists in the education of 16-19 year olds and our staff are experts in meeting the needs of this age group. Every year we admit 800 or so students from the whole county of Worcestershire and from surrounding areas. This enables us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and flexible programmes in which any course can be combined with virtually any other course. Our students are highly successful, not just academically, but in many other kinds of endeavour, including sports, performing arts, music, Duke of Edinburgh, charity fund raising and a wide variety of other extra-curricular areas.

Equality

We are proud to be an inclusive organisation where individual differences are accepted and valued and where everyone is able to fulfil their potential in a welcoming, safe and non threatening environment. Worcester Sixth Form College is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for students, employers, community groups, staff, governors, members of the public and for others who come into contact with the College.

ABOUT US
Welcome to the Worcester Sixth Form College website and thank you for your interest in our College

We, as a College, are committed to providing the very best support to all of our students so that they can reach their full potential. Every student is in a tutor group supported by a specialist personal tutor. We also have huge expertise in providing careers and higher education guidance tailored to individuals’ needs. This means students’ progression after College is as smooth as possible. The percentage of our students applying to UCAS who are successful in obtaining university places is very significantly above the national average. Our learning support provision has an excellent reputation as we are fully qualified to support students with a broad range of learning needs to ensure that they are successful. As a 16-19 Academy, we offer a very special environment with the right balance of support and challenge to enable students to thrive and to prepare for their transition to life after College, whether that be employment or further study.

Buildings and Facilities

The College has an excellent site on the SE edge of the city bounded by ancient woodland, the County Hall water gardens and an 11-16 partner school. The building, originally designed for 1,000 girls in the old grammar school and opened in 1962, is of modern construction on four floors and has been adapted to provide access for students with physical disability. A number of building projects both major and minor have been completed since 1984 and high quality specialist facilities are now available to students and staff in all departments.

School location

Spetchley Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5 2LU

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