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Teacher of Computing job summary
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Please be aware we are happy to receive a CV and Supporting Statement in the first instance to be considered before a full application is made. Please email this to our HR team, email address can be found on the THPT website, with details of the role in the title so our HR Team can action accordingly.
Start Date: 1 September 2022
We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Teacher of Computing to join our team at Thomas Knyvett College.
We are looking for an inspirational teacher who meets the Teacher Standards, with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student.
You will be fully supported by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work. When you join us, you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.
We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.
We offer an excellent ECT Welcome Payment of £2,000 (conditions apply) and a supportive programme with a mentor and reduced timetable.
What Ofsted said:
“Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding”. Inspectors praised the ‘warm and respectful’ relationships and highlighted that ‘pupils behave very well’ and ‘there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfil the school motto of ‘bringing out the best’.
Tours to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please email the school direct.
THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.
For more information on Thomas Knyvett College and working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit our school website.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.
Applying for the job
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About Thomas Knyvett College
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- School size
- 733 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
Our outstanding staff and wonderful students make us a great place to work. Thomas Knyvett College, part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), sets high standards for behaviour, promoting traditional values that will be important for life-long achievement. We believe that academic attainment flourishes in this atmosphere, enabling students to develop into confident and well-rounded young adults.
Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school. We have made rapid and sustained progress over the last five years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that the next five years are as productive as possible. As an exceptional learning community, we have developed our vision and we are as ambitious as ever for our students and staff. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do.
Ashford train station is very close to school allowing for easy travel for London or Surrey and a border allowance can be is available at the Principal’s discretion.
Arranging a visit to Thomas Knyvett College
Tours to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please email the Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org