Teacher of Computer Science
To start September 2018
MPS/UPS (suitable for NQTs)
University Academy Keighley
UAK is situated just 10 miles from Bradford city centre and is easily accessible by both car and public transport. We are experiencing times of change and are excited by what the future holds for all our staff, students and the community in which we serve. UAK has not been without challenge over the last few years but benefits from a staff team who are absolutely committed to getting the best from all our young people. The Acting Principal and the academy leadership team are relentless in their efforts to ensure UAK moves rapidly to becoming a ‘good’ and then ‘outstanding’ academy and to ensure we are the number one choice for the families in our community. Our sponsor, Bradford University offers a real opportunity for our students to progress in to higher education and provides that critical link to enable all our students to aspire to develop a life-long love of learning. The university has an ‘exciting strategy and plan’ to support the progress of UAK alongside our external partners who are adding further capacity to strengthen teaching and learning at all levels and abilities.
Your new role
Firstly, you can be assured if you join the team at UAK that you will be part of a supportive, hardworking and committed team. We care about our staff and work hard to ensure your personal development is a priority in order to support your career aspirations and goals. We invest in training and CPD programmes both internally and externally to ensure you are equipped with the tools and skills to be the best you can be. You will be joining a department that is well resourced and you will be expected to teach across the age and ability range. You will act as a Form Tutor and you will monitor and develop under achievement working closing with the faculty leader.
What you will need to succeed
You may currently be an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge or a newly or recently qualified teacher looking for a school who will offer a tailored programme of support and development and new opportunities as your career progresses with us. We ask for a positive attitude to change, a sense of humour and an individual who will stretch the skills and imaginations of our students and one who is committed to raising standards of attainment and engagement in all aspects of learning. A commitment to a culture of continuous improvement within an inclusive environment you will have the ability to motivate and inspire students and possess a high level of interpersonal and comunication skills.
What you will get in return
We are a small school with motivated and respectful students. You will benefit from an excellent teaching environment housed in a new, purpose built and well- resourced building. With an excellent mentor programme to support newly qualified teachers and tailored CPD built around your current skills and experience you can be confident that your personal development will be at the top of our priority list. Choosing the ‘right’ school to build and further your career aspirations is an important decision and we welcome and encourage prospective applicants to come and visit us where you will see first-hand our facilities, resources and more importantly our delightful young people.
To have an informal, confidential discussion, to find out how to apply or to arrange a visit, please contact Paula Read, our recruitment partner at Hays Education on 0113 200 3710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th June at 9am
Interview date: To be held as soon as possible after the closing date.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.