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Teacher of Computer Science

Teacher of Drama
  • Full Time
  • Dartford
  • 15/04/2024

The Leigh Academy

Green Street
Kent
DA1 1RB
Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + London Fringe Allowance
Job Summary: We are now recruiting for a Teacher of Computer Science, joining us from September 2024.

We are now recruiting for a Teacher of Computer Science, joining us from September 2024. This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate educator to become part of a well established, collaborative and successful Computing team to ensure that students enjoy a challenging, dynamic and rewarding curriculum.  

We deem this to be a great position on the basis that;

We offer a vibrant, flourishing and committed Computing Department, passionate and dedicated to supporting students throughout their learning experience and securing the best possible outcomes for them. 
We offer pupils the very best in Computing learning opportunities by delivering high quality teaching via our bespoke curriculum, alongside inspiring extracurricular opportunities. 
We believe in developing staff into outstanding practitioners through our excellent CPD programme. 
The courses on offer for our students are as follows:

KS4 AQA Computer Science
KS4 Edexcel Digital Information Technology
Edexcel BTEC Computing
Edexcel BTEC ICT
This is an exciting opportunity to join a strong and successful department that produces excellent outcomes at Key Stage 4 and 5 with a range of GCSE, BTEC and Vocational Courses on offer. 

This is a full time, permanent opportunity offering Main Say Scale, commensurate with experience. 

 

 

Working with us at The Leigh Academy: The Leigh 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. Overall the academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it a great place to work for staff at all stages of their career.  As the flagship academy of Leigh Academies Trust we have an inspirational building hosting modern technology and great facilities. We ensure that our students are prepared both academically and socially for their futures. We ensure that students’ talents and interests are nurtured through our broad and balanced curriculum, in particular through the delivery of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme in Years 7, 8 and 9, having been accredited as an IB World School in December 2020 for our Key Stage 3 curriculum, and previously in 2017 for our International Baccalaureate Careers Pathway in Key Stage 5, which sits alongside our offer of A Levels and BTECS. We take pride in being the first school in the UK to have been awarded The Healthy Minds School kite mark, in recognition of successful involvement in the Healthy Minds curriculum delivery, demonstrating a commitment to the personal development of students and staff. 

We strive for excellence in all that we do whilst ‘Opening minds to Success’. This is reflected in our dedicated staff and our consistent approach to teaching and learning to ensure all of our students are happy, successful and resilient to the challenges they face. Our intention is to work in close partnership with parents and carers to ensure that students of all abilities, interests and talents are given every opportunity to be part of our inspiring, challenging and supportive community. We work hard to ensure all staff are supported in their current and next stage of their career journey, ensuring staff are able to access NPQ courses and other further training opportunities within the Leigh Academies Trust and externally. 

Everyone who visits us is impressed by our students, the working atmosphere, the sheer sense of enjoyment in the learning process and the strong focus on achievement.