Faculty Leader for Computer Science and Business Studies, Suffolk

Closing date:

Felixstowe AcademySuffolk

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR1a - £7,699
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Faculty Leader for Computer Science &; Business Studies

From September 2019

Salary: MPR / UPS

plus TLR1a - £7,699

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and experienced Leader of Computer Science and Business Studies with a passion for accelerating progress within our IT &; Business Studies department. You will have the ability to teach 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.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent Teacher of Computer Science.
  • Be a committed team player;
  • Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
  • Be committed to Felixstowe Academy & our ethos;
  • Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.
  • You will join a friendly and welcoming department which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching.

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; a fantastic place to live and work, a reasonable travelling distance from London, Cambridge and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). We have a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe. There is an opportunity to share accommodation nearby at a subsidized rent.

Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with Chromebooks for students in Key Stages 4 & 5. Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level. In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, and a strong focus on staff induction, training and development.

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Julie Cumberland on 01394 288228.

Closing date: Tuesday 23 April 2019.

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.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
  • Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite

To apply today, please click the 'Quick Apply' button below.

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.

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AET are currently recruiting for School Direct Placements, please visit our website http://aetnationalteachingschoolalliance.org/ for further details.



More about Felixstowe Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1394 288228
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