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Teacher of ICT/Teacher of Computer Science

Soham Village College

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teacher of ICT and/or Computer Science to join our faculty. You will be joining a forward-looking and committed team who strive to engage and motivate students in all key stages. ICT is a successful and popular subject, with excellent uptake at GCSE. We have an engaging and developing curriculum including the use of Python, Adobe Suite, Google Suite and Microsoft Office. The department is very well resourced and has multiple dedicated computer rooms with class sets of desktop computers as well as printing facilities and interactive boards.

The school is oversubscribed and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos. Ofsted identified “a culture of academic excellence” which is consistently reflected in the school’s GCSE results. Our students from the Class of 2022 achieved the best results the school has ever seen and we are looking to continue the trend of increasing success we have enjoyed over the past 5 years. Ofsted also described the way in which the school promotes students’ personal development and its work to support students as “outstanding”.

There is a strong culture of teaching and learning in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted praised the “good opportunities for staff to develop professionally” and commented that “staff are highly positive about the training they receive.” In addition, they reported that “newly qualified teachers speak effusively about the support they receive.” There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels.

This role is required from September 2023 but with the possibility of starting earlier. This can be discussed further at interview.

Further details of this position can be found below, and an application form can be found to the right of this advert under Application Forms

Closing date for applications is 10am, Tuesday 31 January 2023
Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

We are unable to accept CVs Please return a completed application form and a letter of application, addressed to Jon Hampson, Headteacher, Soham Village College, to hr@staploeeducationtrust.org.uk

Salary range: £28,000 - £43,685. Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience.

Staploe Education Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all adults working within our Trust to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and medical checks. We will undertake online searches of all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Staploe Education Trust. Executive Headteacher Dr Carin Taylor
Schools in our Trust: Soham Village College; Kennett Primary School; The Shade Primary School; The Weatheralls Primary School