Teacher of IT

Firth Park Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,859 to £35,008

Job summary

Firth Park Academy is proud to be a Good school and determined to become an Outstanding school. We are a wonderfully diverse family of students and staff where our vision is to inspire all students to lead remarkable lives. We offer the widest range of extra-curricular enrichment possible to ensure our students are rich in knowledge and character. We want students to achieve academic excellence, develop strength of character and above all else, be happy. Our school is:

A stronger-than-ever ‘Good’ school as rated by Ofsted (February 2019).
Home of an Extended School Day for Years 7 and 11 to ensure the broadest possible curriculum of academic learning and extra-curricular experiences
Featured on CBBC’s series Our School 3, which highlights the successful transition students make into Year 7.
A richly diverse community with students speaking more than 30 home languages.
A leading school in our trust – Academies Enterprise Trust – the largest trust in the UK with more career development opportunities than any other.
We love to help our students learn and value the staff who help them do so, thanks to:

A real ethos of family where we all value strong positive relationships and support each other.
An outstanding professional development programme for staff at all stages of their career.
We are looking for a Teacher of IT who really cares about helping our students succeed. You will be joining a department who:

Put students first - We create differentiated resources that are engaging and student-centred; our innovative lessons inspire our learners to achieve. Our consistently high standards of delivery drive improvements and raise aspirations across both key stages.
Supports CPD and career development – We support and challenge each other’s teaching through frequent CPD, team meetings, peer observations and coaching and mentoring for all new staff.
Enjoy trust wide benefits – We benefit from regular collaboration with experts from our academy trust to ensure we stay ‘ahead of the game’.
Value team spirit and positive working relationships – We support each other through team-teaching and collaborative planning, fostering a positive working environment.
The ideal candidate will:

Be an excellent teacher;
Bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning across the department and the academy;
Have a relentless obsession about developing their own standards of teaching and learning to enable them to deliver excellent student outcomes;
Be a committed team player;
Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.
Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring.

We offer:

More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.
More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children.
More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.
More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals.
More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
Come and visit us to meet the team of students and staff who are making Firth Park Academy one of the best schools in our city:

Visits to our Academy are welcome and these can be arranged by contacting Mike Phelps the Head of IT & Business Studies on mphelps@firthparkacademy.org.
Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.
Check out the ‘career opportunity’ section on our website (see link) to find out more.
The position is due to commence in September 2020.

Closing date: Wednesday 26 February 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Find your remarkable, apply today by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status/QTLS

Essential skills and experience

Teach challenging and well-organised lessons across the age and ability range

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1136 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Firth Park Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@academiesenterprisetrust.org

School location

Fircroft Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 0SD