Computer Science Teacher, Ipswich

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Alde Valley AcademyIpswich
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Start date: 1/9/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Alde Valley Academy is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven Computer Science Teacher to join its thriving STEM team. This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled teacher of Computer Science to teach to GCSE and KS3 level. He or she will have the vision, drive and commitment to join a highly motivated and creative team. The subject is delivered in a high quality and well-resourced environment. The preferred candidate would have an excellent knowledge of the current Computer Science GCSE and be confident in programming in Python.   Knowledge of Visual Basic/Visual Studio Express and HTML would be an advantage.  The ability to teach creative graphics at KS4 would be desirable.

Alde Valley Academy is a secondary school located in Leiston, Suffolk which prides itself on nurturing, motivating and encouraging all its staff and pupils to be the best they can be. Alde Valley Academy’s ethos is founded on a set of key principles which inspire and are evident in all the academy does: 

A culture of high aspirations, high achievement and success for all 

Respect for others and self, with all people feeling valued 

A secure and healthy environment which is at the heart of the community 

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Bright Tribe Trust, which brings together the best from the field of education and the commercial world to create a professional environment focused on educational performance, on results and on enhancing the potential of the local communities in which we operate. 

Through proven practices, Bright Tribe transforms the learning of children, raises standards and provides the highest quality learning environments, enabling learners and teaching staff to thrive and be the best.  Our aim is to break down the barriers that limit educational progress.  We do this through adopting a personal pathway for every child, taking account of individual needs, aspirations, and talents. 

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Bright Tribe is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect. 

For further information, job description and to apply please visit 

An application form must be completed in full to apply for this position. 

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the academy please contact Liz Pattinson on:  01728 642902  

Closing date 16/04/2018 midday  

Interview date 02/05/2018 

Salary:  Teachers Main Scale 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Alde Valley Academy
Address: Seaward Avenue, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4BG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1728 830570