Teacher of Computer Science / ICT, Coventry, West Midlands

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Blue Coat School & Music CollegeCoventry, West Midlands

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Start date: Easter / Summer / September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Blue Coat is a successful and oversubscribed school in the heart of the city of Coventry.  The school was graded ‘Outstanding’ in its SIAMS inspection and ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2016 and continues to perform exceptionally well academically.   

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Computer Science / ICT to commit to a bold vision of cutting edge teaching at Blue Coat.   

The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to inspire students creatively using practical and relevant technology, and an enthusiasm for new developments in the subject. Candidates must be able to teach all key stages and abilities, delivering Computer Science at KS3, GCSE and A-Level.  An understanding of ICT subjects is also desirable, including BTEC ICT.  

All programming teaching at Blue Coat School is conducted in Python.  Candidates must be prepared to demonstrate an understanding of programming to KS5 level.  

There is the potential to support the right candidate in developing their skills. 

Other digital skills are warmly welcomed, and we encourage the use of innovative technology.  

This is an ideal opportunity to join our successful school team where your contribution to the life of the school community will be valued and development opportunities maximised. 

Applications from new entrants to the profession will also be welcomed and excellent support is available for an NQT.  

Why work at Blue Coat?

Top of performance league-table

Modern buildings and excellent facilities

Supportive leadership and management team

Regular opportunities for staff to take part in school trips including skiing, Disneyland Paris, Berlin, Krakow and many more!

Interviews will be held Wednesday 28 February 2018.

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More about Blue Coat School & Music College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Terry Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7622 3542
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