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Teacher of Computing

Sharples School, Bolton, Lancashire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Computing
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
T1 - T9 (£25,713 - £41, 603)

Job summary

Manchester Evening News “School in the Community” 2019

2019 Progress 8 score + 0.52

‘This is a good school’ - Ofsted

Teacher of Computing
T1-T9 (£25,713 - £41,603)

Permanent post required for September 2021

Do you want to be part of the Sharples’ success story?
Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust is an over-subscribed mixed comprehensive with over 1,000 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic teacher of computing to work in our forward-thinking and successful school as we strive to be outstanding in all we do. The post would be suitable for either a NQT or an experienced teacher. Sharples School provides a very successful training programme for NQTs, working within the Early Careers Framework. For experienced members of the profession there are many opportunities within the school to add to their existing range of experience and expertise and lead on aspects of teaching and learning. There are opportunities for working with classes across the ability spectrum at both Key Stage 3 and 4 and to work in a pastoral role as a form tutor.

At Sharples we deliver basic IT skills and programming, as well as internet safety and computer systems at KS3 to all students. In addition we currently offer Computer Science, Business Studies and Creative Media at KS4. The subjects are very popular and are often oversubscribed. We welcome applications from candidates offering expertise in Computing and Business or Creative Media.

We require someone who can demonstrate and evidence:-
● Excellent communication skills;
● A high level of subject expertise and an in-depth understanding of curriculum pedagogical and assessment issues associated with achieving outstanding results at both key stages;
● Excellent teaching and improving student outcomes.

The key areas of responsibility will be:-
● To plan teaching to achieve outstanding progress in students’ learning;
● To set high expectations for students’ behaviour, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well focused teaching and the development of positive and productive relationships;
● To use a variety of teaching methods and resources, which sustain the momentum of students work and keeps all pupils engaged;
● To use assessment information to inform planning and maximise progress;
● To mark and monitor students work providing constructive feedback and setting appropriate targets to maximise progress.

Applying for the job

To apply for this post, download the school application form which should be completed in full and submitted with a letter of application outlining how you meet the requirements of the post. This should be no more than two sides of A4, point 10, and send by e-mail to recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk no later than 9:00am on Monday, 8 March 2021. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 March 2021.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1041 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01204 333253

About Sharples School

Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust is a Group 6, 11-16 mixed comprehensive with 1,100 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

School location

Hill Cot Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8SN

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