Teacher of Computer Science/ICT

The King Edmund School, Rochford

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Job Ref No. ECC5421-409S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £30,000 to £46,525 (Main/Upper Pay Range)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Shortly following the closing date  

Job Description

Download printable version Teacher of Computer Science/ICT

Salary Range: £30,000 to £46,525 (Main/Upper Pay Range)

Permanent post

Required for start in September 2024 or sooner

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Computer Science/ICT to implement and deliver a knowledge rich curriculum and support the overall progress and development of our students. You will facilitate and encourage an engaging learning experience which provides students the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to accept new ideas and a thorough commitment to student learning with evidence of high degree of subject specialism and professional development, as well as a flexible and adaptable attitude to meet the needs of the school. We want to recruit staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first-class education, and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.

The Business, ICT & Applied Learning Faculty

The BIA team is a large one - made up of 19 members of staff, covering a significant range of subjects. The Business and ICT team sits within this larger team and comprises of 7 teachers, including this role. All students study ICT for 3 years at KS3. They then have the opportunity to study ICT and Computer Science at GCSE, and also post-16. The Business and ICT Faculty is led by Clare Upward and the team has a good range of youth and experience.

KES is a school with strong leadership and management and one with a strong supportive staff community. The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10. The school offers an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for Early Career Teachers (ECTs) or for those seeking Qualified Teacher Status (QTS / QTLS), a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities.

Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool as well as staff recognition schemes.

If you are currently considering a career move, we would very much like to hear from you. Please visit the vacancies section of our website (https://kes.essex.sch.uk/join-our-community/staff-vacancies) and complete the 'Quick Apply' application form and submit a copy of your CV.

We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560906 to register an interest or to find out more about the school and the role. If you wish to find out more about the school prior to interview, we would be delighted to welcome you to KES prior to the closing date, to offer you a tour and an opportunity to get a real sense of the school first hand.

To arrange a visit, please email your request to adminoffice@kes.essex.sch.uk and provide your availability, as well as a contact telephone number. As we approach Easter Half-term, if you have any questions regarding the role please email andreaatkins@kes.essex.sch.uk for additional information if required.

Early applications are welcome

Closing Date for applications is 09:00 on Monday 15 April 2024

Interviews will take place shortly following the closing date

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Information about the School

The King Edmund School is a high performing school with specialist status for Business, Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school has 1600 students, including over 200 in the Sixth Form.

The school prides itself on its excellent facilities, state of the art technology and innovative and progressive curriculum at all levels and across all key stages.

Students are well cared for and given every opportunity to shine. Extra curricular opportunities are varied and numerous.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment Procedures.

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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Contact Information

Andrea Sergent
The King Edmund School
Vaughan Close, Rochford
Essex, SS4 1TL
Telephone: 01702 545771
Email: andreasergent@kes.essex.sch.uk

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