An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Academy for a well-qualified, talented, passionate teacher of Computing. We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational teacher with excellent subject knowledge to join our Computing department. The ideal candidate will have the experience or ability to deliver a range of Computing courses, including Computer Science GCSE. You will be required to teach across the age and ability range through year 7 to year 13.
You will be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in students’ learning, work and conduct.
Wixams Academy is a comprehensive Academy serving circa (in September 2023) 950 pupils including 120 pupils in the Sixth Form. We opened in 2017 with only 80 students and continue to grow annually (with new students and staff) to 1750 students and 200 staff by 2030. we are currently working with Bedford Borough Council and the Department for Education to expand the capacity of the school to facilitate this growth. The Academy has been popular and oversubscribed since opening and we have low staff turnover. The Academy is located one mile south of Bedford town centre and has a mixed community, with broadly national composition. We are currently undertaking a voluntary merger with Knowledge Schools Trust (KST) to create a local hub to drive further growth in the region.
This position is for a Teacher of Computing and is on a full-time basis - MPS and UPS will be considered. Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role
All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Bedford College Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of the children and young people in our care and actively promotes their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Bedford College Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from minority groups.
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