Teacher of Computer Science and Business Studies

Olive AP Academy Thurrock, Tilbury

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Job Ref No. ECC1100-46S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS + Fringe weighting
Position Start Date: 04/11/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 30th September 2019  

Job Description

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We are looking for a teacher who is passionate about supporting young people in KS3/4 who have often found school a challenge. A teacher who shares our ambition to improve our students' life chances and give them learning opportunities which stimulate and excite.

Our alternative provision academy in Thurrock has up to 96 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at any one time. Olive Academies is one of the first multi-academy trusts to specialise exclusively in alternative provision. We support children and young people who have experienced significant difficulties learning in mainstream schools. We work with children who are at risk of exclusion, those who have been permanently excluded from school and those who have medical needs.

Our ideal candidate would be an experienced teacher who wants to develop their practice and experience more dynamic ways of engaging children in learning. We are seeking a business studies and computer science teacher who will:

o be committed to tackling disadvantage and improving every student's wellbeing and life chances

o demonstrate the highest quality of teaching, learning and assessment

o create exciting projects to inspire our students

o work closely with our headteacher, pathway lead, our staff, parents/ carers and our students to deliver our vision and help make our ambitious plans for the academy a reality.

Come and join our pioneering teaching team and work alongside colleagues who share a determination to give the most vulnerable children and young people the best chances to succeed and thrive in their adult lives.

Job title: Teacher (Computer Science / Business Studies)
Salary: MPS/UPS + fringe weighting
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Start date: Negotiable
Location: Olive AP Academy - Thurrock, Tilbury

Download an applicant information pack at https://www.oliveacademies.org.uk/working-with-us/ for full details about this teaching role.

Our academies always welcome visits from potential applicants.

Come and see our fantastic academy building and meet our brilliant academy community. Please get in touch with Susie Tyler, Office Manager (E: susie.tyler@oliveacademies.org.uk T: 01708 853781) if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.

Please email your completed application form to: susie.tyler@oliveacademies.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 24 September 2019 (midday).

Interviews to be held at Olive AP Academy - Thurrock in Tilbury week commencing Monday 30 September 2019.

You can also find more details about Olive Academies at www.oliveacademies.org.uk

Information about the School

Olive AP Academy - Thurrock is based in Tilbury. Our alternative provision academy has up to 96 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at any one time. Our brand new building opened to staff and students in summer 2017. The academy facilities include purpose-built kitchens, computing suites, music studio and multi-sports pitch.

Our staff supports young people who have been placed at the academy for a period of intervention work, following a permanent exclusion from a mainstream school. The academy also supports young people with medical needs.

The academy was rated "Good" in all areas by Ofsted at its latest inspection in December 2018.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Susie Tyler
Leicester Road, Tilbury
Essex, RM18 7AX
Telephone: 01708 853781
Email: flora.jenkins@oliveacademies.org.uk

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