Vacancy for Teacher of Computer Science/IT
To start Easter 2024
MPS/UPS £28,000 - £43,685 pay award pending
Wombourne High School are recruiting for a Teacher of Computer Science/IT from Easter 2024. Opportunities to teach Sixth Form may be available for a well-qualified candidate.
The ability to teach a second subject is desirable but not essential.
We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.
We are looking to appoint a talented professional with very good subject knowledge and a clear understanding of effective and engaging teaching and learning to join our capable and supportive Computing Department. At Wombourne High School we highly value personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for staff who can model these values.
Within the Trust each school retains its own separate identity, but all members are totally committed to working together to ensure that each of our students receive the best possible education. An independent style of education where students are consistently challenged to be the best that they can be
Wombourne High School has an excellent reputation for staff development and the Trust dimension gives real opportunities for teachers to share ideas and learn. We welcome applications from well-organised and inspirational teachers who are driven by the desire to offer elite educational experiences to all students. You should have high expectations of students, and self, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom and contribute to the school’s overall success.
Applications are welcomed from newly qualified as well as more experienced professionals who possess the necessary drive and commitment to work with our students to contribute to the continued improvement of the school.
If you require further information,
please contact Mrs R Hickman by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Thursday 23rd November at 12 noon
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
Interviews due to take place: w/c 27th November 2023
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.
We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023
This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.
It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:
Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.
As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.