8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter or earliest availability

  • Closing date

    8 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS to UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a talented and committed Teacher of Computing to join the Department at this exciting stage in our improvement journey. Our Computing department is a well-resourced popular option at GCSE and we are looking for an inspirational practitioner to join us as we strive for excellence.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a team player, committed to departmental priorities.

• Demonstrate consistently positive progress with their teaching groups. • Be committed to using evidence-based pedagogy in their own classroom, to drive standards in Computing.

• Be determined that all students should have the best opportunity for success.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

What the school offers its staff

Huxlow Academy is a fully inclusive school, located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire. Our students are a vibrant and varied mix that bring an energy that is not found in many other schools. The loyalty the students show for the staff and community, whom they recognise care so deeply about them, is what makes Huxlow a very rewarding and fun place to work. If you want to work with a team committed to making a difference to the lives of the young people in our community, we want to hear from you!

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible.

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Further details about the role

Job Context

The Computing department at Huxlow comes under the Design and Technology Department who are a committed and supportive team, comprising of experience teachers, ECTs and non-specialists. The Department believe that all students are entitled to a challenging, academic, and enjoyable experience of Computing. Our aim is to enthuse students to become confident in their computing and coding abilities. Teaching computing, enhances their key skills and allows them opportunities to work on projects from industry and the world around them. There are also opportunities for collaboration with schools within Tove Learning Trust to share expertise and support the development of Computing teaching at Huxlow.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop a curiosity, excitement, and passion for Computing within students at Huxlow.
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment and build a culture of excellence in all classes.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a Teacher/Form Tutor
  • To provide a learning experience which gives the students the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support the Computing curriculum area as appropriate.
  • To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.


How to apply:

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website https://www.huxlow.northants.sch.uk/

Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification.

Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Sonya Earby-Martin or Kerry Hughes E: hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk T:01933 650496

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 8th February 2023

Interview date: W/C Monday 20th February 2023

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE EARLY IF THE VACANCY IS FILLED SO PLEASE APPLY EARLY

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk

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About Huxlow Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 819 pupils
Age range
11 to 18

Huxlow Academy is a fully inclusive school, located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire. Our students are a vibrant and varied mix that bring an energy that is not found in many other schools. The loyalty the students show for the staff and community, whom they recognise care so deeply about them, is what makes Huxlow a very rewarding and fun place to work. If you want to work with a team committed to making a difference to the lives of the young people in our community, we want to hear from you!

Arranging a visit to Huxlow Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk.

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