Teacher of IT, Northamptonshire

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Rushden AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (TLT Scale)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our intake numbers are increasing so we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and talented teacher of IT to join ‘Team Rushden.’  We require someone who can work with us to build on our success.  Someone who can both challenge and support our students and work as a team member in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.  Staff really enjoy working at Rushden Academy and our high staff retention figures demonstrate this fully.

Rushden Academy is part of a highly successful trust called Tove Learning Trust (TLT). We are very well supported by TLT, we have excellent networks across the trust for collaboration purposes and staff can access a range of training programmes both within school and across the trust. 

We are on the cusp of something great at Rushden Academy, our results are rapidly improving and our intake is increasing. Visitors are always impressed when they visit our school with the strong Team Rushden values permeating across all aspects of school life. We have built a culture where together, students and staff are united in transforming our school. We are proud of our achievements, and produce a weekly bulletin keeping parents/carers informed of what is happening in Team Rushden. For further information please see our website, Facebook page and Twitter feed. 


There is a strong drive to excel in lessons and to behave respectfully towards each other and our community. We are proud of the curriculum that we have on offer, not only does it deliver the content pupils need to excel in today’s society it also develops their imaginations. 

We share our sixth form, this provision is called The East Northamptonshire College (TENC), we are fortunate to have a special relationship with our two local secondary schools, sharing our expertise not only at KS5 but also at KS4 with cross moderation and quality assurance systems. 

We also have an outstanding nursery onsite, which is open term-time only and many of our staff use this excellent provision for their children.

We really hope that you like the sound of our school and all we have to offer.  You are welcome to come and visit and see what Team Rushden has to offer.  We would very much welcome your letter of application.

Deadline for applications: noon 23 April 2020

Interview Date: to be advised

Rushden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

More about Rushden Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1933 350391