Teacher of ICT/Computing Silverstone UTC, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Job description

IT and Computing are core curriculum subjects in KS4 and KS5. Cyber Security is a popular subject in KS5. We are looking for an experienced teacher to join the Faculty of Science, Technology and Mathematics. Candidates will need to have experience of delivering at both Level 2 and 3, and be able to develop schemes of work that will tap into our students’ enthusiasm for their specialisms and provide relevant context. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of our students leaving as ‘high-performing, work-ready, young people’

Having the right staff is crucial to the success of Silverstone UTC, and we aim to recruit outstanding individuals who are talented, committed and who can demonstrate a high level of motivation. Silverstone UTC seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for these rewarding roles.

A fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to be part of something brand new, exciting and innovative in the heart of Motorsport Valley. With its complementary specialisms of High Performance Engineering and Business & Technical Events Management, we have already put together a team of high performing individuals and this is your opportunity to join them.

Silverstone UTC is a truly collaborative environment with teams brought together from the worlds of education and business. As part of that team, not only will you be delivering first class education, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to help shape and develop Silverstone UTC into a nationally renowned establishment that meets the needs of its students and employment partners alike

Essential educational requirements

Degree in ICT or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Formal teaching Qualification

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will be skilled at:

• Setting high expectations and fostering a culture of continuous improvement

• Building a professional learning community.

• Building positive relationships with all stakeholders.

• Developing and modifying the curriculum.

The successful candidate will:
• Have an understanding of the national curriculum and vision for the future.

• Understand how to modify teaching and learning to meet the needs of gifted and talented students and those with special educational needs.

• Have the potential to grow into an outstanding leader

• Be prepared to take risks and learn from mistakes.

Employee benefits

Silverstone UTC offers:

•The opportunity to progress and apply for leadership roles within the school.

•A commitment to the professional development of its entire staff with varied and interesting opportunities provided for the enhancement of professional skills.

•A business style approach to education – feedback from visitors is that it feels like a business environment and not a school.

•Free lunch for those on duty.

•A truly unique location for a school – right alongside Silverstone Circuit.

•A highly collegiate approach which recognises that every team member has something to offer to shape the vision and direction of the UTC.

•The opportunity and freedom to be the teacher you always wanted to be.

About Silverstone UTC

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TL
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