• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Computing, ICT
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)

Job summary

Teacher of IT & Computer Science (NQTs welcomed)
Felixstowe School
Start date: ASAP
Salary: MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)
Contract type: Permanent, full time

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of IT and Computer Science with a passion for accelerating progress within our IT department. You will have the ability to teach IT & Computer Science across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential. This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.

Felixstowe School is well-resourced with 6 computer suites and an extensive upgrade being carried out this summer. With a rising uptake, the department delivers AQA GCSE Computer Science, BTEC ICT and Cambridge Nationals IT, and Cambridge Technicals IT at KS5.

The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent IT and Computer Science teacher who truly is passionate about the subject;
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
Be committed to Felixstowe School's ethos;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

You will join a friendly and welcoming faculty which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about their teaching. IT and computer science is a much-valued subject within Felixstowe School. We are looking for a driven individual who will inspire our students to take the subjects at KS4 and KS5 in Felixstowe School and become more confident and curious in their learning.

We are looking for a teacher who loves their subject; is a creative thinker and not afraid to try new things.

The developing course to be taught involves IT skills, programming using a variety of languages and life skills. The most suitable candidate will be one who excels at encouraging students to connect the subject to the world around them and is willing to help promote the subjects via extra-curricular activities or competitions.

You will be joining a faculty of equally committed colleagues who are determined to raise standards, generate real student interest in IT and Computer Science and ensure students enjoy their learning.

Applications are warmly encouraged from Newly Qualified Teachers, for whom excellent facilities and support exists.

For more information about the school, visit the School website www.fxa.org.uk
For more information on our Trust, Unity Schools Partnership, visit the Trust website www.unitysp.co.uk

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday 4 May 2021
Interview Date: Week Commencing 10 May 2021
If you wish to apply, please use the following link https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/133624TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/133624INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1123 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
Contact phone number
01394 288228

About Felixstowe School

We are proud to be a comprehensive school, where students from all backgrounds and abilities can come together to be part of our school. Students can be proud to be a member of the Felixstowe School community, and of the wider community within Felixstowe. We want our students to achieve their full potential, enjoying an education that develops their skills and enhances their strengths and aptitudes.

School location

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR

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