Start date: 1 September 2024
Telephone number: 0121 464 5566
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Computing who will share our determination to transform the life chances of our pupils. Queensbridge School is an 11 - 16 comprehensive, friendly and oversubscribed all-ability Foundation School of 900 pupils.
Computing is part of our core curriculum offer at Key Stage 3 and is also a popular subject at GCSE. We seek a well-qualified and experienced Computer Science teacher to continue developing this subject throughout the school. This small department through the direction, support and leadership of our Head of Department inspire our pupils and raise achievement through deep learning and a creative curriculum. We are seeking outstanding candidates who can realise the highest possible quality of provision to enable the best possible outcomes for our pupils.
The successful candidate will:
- have a rigorous and inventive approach to the delivery of Computing across both KS3 and KS4 all ability ranges
- be infectiously enthusiastic about the subject and have the ability to inspire the creativity of our students
- actively contribute to the long term vision and practice of both the whole school and the Computing Department
- have strong classroom management skills and a commitment to the best possible outcomes for all students
We are committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to support this we have a high quality bespoke programme for teachers at all stages of their professional career.
Informal visits to our school welcome. ECT applications welcome.
Interviews: week commencing Monday 26th February 2024
Should you require an application pack then please visit our website
Potential applicants should ensure that they read our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.
The School and all its staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.