Deadline is tomorrow

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Computing, ICT
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main Teacher Pay Scale commensurate with experience

Job summary

About the role: Are you excited by the opportunities ICT and Computing can develop on the education of young people? Do you see ICT as a tool for generating more independent learners? Do you have a passion for promoting creative approaches to teaching and learning using new technologies? Then working at Mascalls Academy, where we pride ourselves on high academic achievement, where personal qualities are valued highly and where the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful, might be for you. We are looking for a Teacher of ICT and Computing to join us for September 2021 and the successful candidate will be forward-thinking, emotionally-intelligent and innovative. This is the opportunity to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people. As a member of the Digital Learning faculty you would be responsible for delivering outstanding lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda; inspiring learners and raising standards.

You would be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career with opportunities for professional development. If you are committed to providing a first-class educational experience, then we want to hear from you.

We’re keen to hear from you if you are:

An excellent teacher with a record of success
Collaborative, building strong professional relationships
Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
Energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude
Someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school
Committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Leigh Academies Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities will vary. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with the LAT Talent Team - talent@latrust.org.uk
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Employee benefits

Our successful candidate will receive:

A salary commensurate with experience
Professional coaching and support to enhance teaching and learning
Performance related salary enhancement
Bespoke CPD programme
Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing
Free use of a staff gym
A thriving social and community ethos

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1262 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
talent@latrust.org.uk

About Mascalls Academy

Working with us at Mascalls Academy: Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into four colleges – Shackleton, Earhart, Luther King and Marie Curie Sixth Form College each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

Mascalls Academy is a high achieving institution. Our most recent Ofsted inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”. Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate. It is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs with two new buildings being modern, light and airy giving the academy a unique and special character.

Being a part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2020, our Trust will comprise 28 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 15 primaries and 2 special) educating over 16,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have one further secondary academy in the development phase, due to open in September 2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

School location

Maidstone Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT

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