Teacher of Computer Science

Wednesfield High Academy, Wolverhampton
Main Pay Range MPR1 to Upper Pay Range UPS3
09 Nov 2018
24 Nov 2018
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Full time permanent
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Wednesfield High Specialist Engineering Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There are approximately 850 students attending the academy which includes 100 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join us on our journey to becoming an outstanding Academy


We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor. We are also the lead school in Wolverhampton for Jaguar Land Rover and their engineering plant on the i54.


We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.


We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-












We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.


We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.



The Role:


We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring teacher of Computer Science.



The successful candidate will have a proven track record for raising both attainment and achievement in Computer Science and ICT. They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people.


The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding about how disadvantaged students in science, and beyond, can make significant progress.


The Commerce department at Wednesfield High School is highly ambitious, recruiting well at Post-16. The post would be ideal for anyone with ambition, drive and passion who wants to work with a committed team of professional staff. The Academy is committed to high quality professional development, supporting staff to take the next steps in their professional career.


Should you wish to visit or discuss the role further please contact the Headteacher Mr Clive Jones via c.jones@whschool.co.uk.


The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.


The successful candidate will be required to commence the role on 1st September 2019.


Closing date - Friday 23rd November 2018


Interviews - Date TBC



Key Requirements:


A relevant degree


Must be willing to teach Computer Science and ICT at key stage 3, 4 and 5


Experience of strategies / interventions to assist disadvantaged students to make good progress


Passion for English and enjoy working with young people


Establish successful relationships at all levels


Maintain effective communications


Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills


Ability to prioritise time effectively


Self-confidence and presence


Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity


Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population


Willingness to maintain their professional development



Skills & Experience:


This is an excellent chance to join our over-subscribed Academy and we would encourage prospective applicants to come and take an informal tour of our wonderful building.


If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.


This post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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