Teacher of ICT & Computing, Burnley

Closing date:

Sir John Thursby Community CollegeBurnley

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF ICT & Computing

Permanent part time vacancy 0.6 FTE

(days/times to be agreed) 

Required 1st January 2019 or sooner


"This is a good school. Pupils are achieving well. Pupils are polite, friendly, wear their uniforms smartly and behave extremely well around school; strong teaching in maths and English." 

Ofsted June 2016

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and talented teacher of   ICT and Computing to join a committed and effective faculty who are also a   CAS Lead School in the field of Computing. The successful candidate should be able to deliver ICT in KS3   alongside ICT/Creative iMedia & Computing in KS4 to a high standard. We  are looking for a high quality teacher to further develop new ideas within   the faculty. Knowledge of current trends in the ICT curriculum will be an   advantage.

This is a great opportunity for  the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent   environment, where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us.   Our new building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning   environment in which to achieve. SJT   is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over   97% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school.  At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and   our innovative ‘Learn Together’ initiative enables all staff to be on our  outstanding teacher programme.

We are looking for a teacher who  shares our drive and passion to inspire our students with their love of their  subject and the motivation to ensure every student achieves through:

· Outstanding classroom practice and an ability to engage all young  people.

· The ability to motivate students of all abilities to achieve  their full potential.

· A passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement.

· The ability to work and contribute as part of a team.

· Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of   humour.

· The willingness to do what it takes to achieve a goal.

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements. We welcome application from applicants at all stages of their career. 

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed above.

For an application pack please:

· telephone 01282 682313

· or email i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk 

· or download from the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Send your completed Application form to: i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th November 2018 

Interviews: w/c 3rd December 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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More about Sir John Thursby Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 682 313
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