Head of Computer Science, Middlesbrough

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The King's AcademyMiddlesbrough

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus £6,869
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Since its opening in 2003 as the second 11-19 school in the now six-strong Emmanuel Schools Foundation, The King’s Academy has made exceptional provision for students in Coulby Newham and the surrounding areas of south Middlesbrough. The vision of the Emmanuel Schools Foundation is to provide excellence in academic achievement for students of all abilities within a biblical Christian framework that allows for personal, spiritual, moral and social development. Provision is fully inclusive with a highly diverse intake, valuing all students and staff equally.

We require, for September 2020, a passionate and highly motivated Head of Computer Science with the ability to teach Computer Science at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, including GCSE and Level 3. Previous experience of teaching A-Level Computer Science is not a requirement but would be advantageous.

The Computer Science department is responsible for delivering a range of courses across the Key Stages. The department provides a discrete Computer Science curriculum for 1 period per week in Years 7 and 8; and delivers GCSE and A level courses starting from Year 9. Computer Science is a popular subject at both GCSE and Level 3. The department comprises the Head of Department and two specialist teachers. 

If you believe you have the vision and commitment to work in an Academy which seeks to raise achievement, setting consistently high standards for yourself, your team, and your students, please do contact us. 

To arrange an informal visit, please email: recruitment@thekingsacademy.org.uk or call 01642 577 577  

Closing date: 9am on Monday 24 February 2020

Interviews: w/c Monday 24 February 2020

The King’s Academy, Middlesbrough (by North York Moors National Park, and commutable from York, Newcastle, Durham, Ripon, Richmond, Thirsk)

- Distinct Christian ethos, with a highly diverse intake 

- Strong track record of students’ achievement at all stages

- Excellent student behaviour throughout the Academy

- Focus on ‘character first’ education

- Expanding Sixth Form

- Unique inclusion policy: specialist provision for visual and hearing impairment and higher learning needs

- Superb opportunities for CPD and rapid career progression

The King’s Academy takes its responsibility for safeguarding children very seriously and successful applications will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

More about The King's Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Stainton Way, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS8 0GA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1642 577 577
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The Emmanuel Schools Foundation provides centres of academic excellence where staff and students have the opportunity to achieve their personal best. Beginning with Emmanuel College in 1990, The Foundation has sponsored academies in Middlesbrough, Th...