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  • Closing date

    31 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

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Teacher of IT & Computing job summary

The role - Commencing September 2024 or sooner for right candidate

North Oxfordshire Academy looking to recruit a motivated and inspiring teacher who is a specialist in Computing and will be able to teach up to A Level.

Candidates will need excellent planning skills, good classroom management and be committed to improving the outcomes of all our students. This post would suit an experienced teacher looking to bring computing into our curriculum.

The successful candidate will foster a love of their subject through passion, enthusiasm, and strong subject knowledge. They will be committed to the opportunities Computing can provide and be keen to explore these both within and beyond the classroom.

The ability to teach a second subject would be an advantage but not a necessity.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree
  • Have successful teaching experience at KS3/4/5.
  • Have knowledge of National Curriculum requirements at KS3 and KS4, and of writing lesson plans, developing resources and assessing students' work.
  • Have high expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement, and behaviour.
  • Have an ability to engage and motivate pupils.
  • Support our enrichment programme by facilitating co-curricular clubs.
  • Have excellent time management skills.

What we offer:

  • An exceptional salary, above the maintained sector
  • The opportunity to save money across hundreds of major retailers, through Perkbox
  • Disruption-free learning and a ‘warm-strict’ behaviour system
  • Up to 9 INSET days per year, dedicated to subject knowledge development and planning/resource development
  • Excellent ongoing CPD and career development opportunities the academy and United Learning.

"Staff are happy and loyal to the school. They feel well supported by leaders, including with their workload". Ofsted - November 2022.

We would warmly welcome applications from ECT's and experienced teachers. Both full time and part time candidates will be considered.

We would encourage candidates to arrange a visit to the school so we can answer any of your questions.

Please note we can only accept CVs as supporting documentation when submitted along with a fully completed application form.

Commitment to safeguarding

North Oxfordshire Academy ensures a whole school approach to safeguarding. This means ensuring safeguarding and child protection are at the forefront and underpins all relevant aspects of process and policy development.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About North Oxfordshire Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Welcome to North Oxfordshire Academy and thank you for taking an interest in developing your career with us.

For those who want to combine quick access to London and Oxford with country living, North Oxfordshire Academy is the ideal location. We are situated in Banbury, a vibrant market town steeped in history which enjoys affordable rental and house prices.

The academy sits on a 48-acre site and offers great facilities including extensive playing fields, a national standard athletics track and a 50-place nursery to which teachers benefit from heavily subsidised places.

The academy offers a great training programme for students, NQTs and Schools Direct trainees who all benefit from high-quality, supportive CPD. Our staff are optimistic, hardworking and great team players and new staff very quickly become part of the NOA family.

We pride ourselves on excellent staff retention; our staff are happy and determined to encourage the very best in our students. I would be delighted to welcome any prospective applicants to see for themselves how we work at North Oxfordshire Academy.

Alison Merrills, Principal

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