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IT/Creative Media Teacher/Subject Lead

Oaks Park High SchoolSutton

IT and Creative Media Teacher/Subject Lead

Outer London pay scale - £29k - £45k (Main/Upper Pay Range)

Potential for TLR/Subject Lead responsibilities for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate.

January 2022.

We are looking for an inspiring teacher with a good understanding of IT and Creative Media to join our department at Oaks Park High School.

Our aim in the IT/Creative Media department is to support our students in becoming more fluent and knowledgeable about the sectors of IT and Creative Media. We value the importance of our students being confident in researching and creating solutions for businesses based on potential scenarios. Our curriculum provides students with opportunities to explain the audiences and purposes of media products, experiment and find out about the ways that they can create a product, create a product and evaluate it. 

Our students follow the BTEC Tech Award in Creative Digital Media and in Key Stage 5 our students follow the L3 BTEC and they work through 4 Units to gain their qualification. 

What we can offer you:

• You will be joining a school where staff share best practice so that our standard of teaching and support is both high quality and continually developing

• You will be teaching in your own classroom area with access to specialist facilities and up to date technology

• You will benefit from a programme of training and development

• You will be part of the team with colleagues who are supportive and welcoming

• On-site car parking

• A laptop – for ease of working

• Two-week October half term

• Opportunity to work in an award-winning building, bordering Green Belt land.

The successful candidate will be:

• Ambitious for young people and for themselves

• Creative in using new technologies or teaching approaches to help students to learn and progress

• Keen to continually develop their practice, with a collaborative approach

• An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students.

You will be required to:

• Inspire and support our students across the three Key Stages

• Use a range of assessment strategies to provide targeted and directed feedback

• Be inspired by reading and researching new pedagogy on learning and teaching

• Be creative and reflective in the planning of lessons and schemes of works

• Have the skills to form excellent working relationships with all individuals.

Our school is situated in Carshalton, 30 minutes from London Victoria by train and a short distance from Sutton, Merton, Croydon and Kingston. The successful candidate will be provided with a laptop.

Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, below.  

Applications must be sent to, using the application form (below)

Closing date for applications: Midday, Wednesday, 8th December 2021

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, should a suitable candidate apply.

Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.

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