Lead Teacher of Computer Science
North East Futures UTC
County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland
Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range plus TLR 2b
19th Feb 2024
Teacher of Computer Science & T Level Lead – Main/Upper Pay Range plus TLR 2b £5,350 per annum
Required for September 2024
This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate to Lead on the introduction and delivery of our new T Level Programme and teach Computer Science at North East Futures UTC. The UTC is based in central Newcastle and replicates a business environment with state of the art facilities and a new T Level offer due to commence in September 2024.
All students at North East Futures UTC specialise in either Healthcare Science of Computer Science, at 14 they will also study a broad and balanced curriculum and at Post 16 the curriculum becomes more specialist including the offer of T Levels. In addition, the UTC is part of Tyne Coast Academy Trust which has a strategically developed growth plan providing excellent career development opportunities.
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher to teach Computer Science at Key Stages 4 and 5 and work closely with the Principal to lead on the introduction and delivery of our new T Level offer. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner with the ability to provide professional subject leadership and to support the project management of the introduction and delivery of our new T Level programme.
You will be expected to:
- Lead on developing and ensuring the delivery of an appropriate comprehensive, high quality curriculum.
- Have a passion for teaching and learning showing good classroom practice, promoting learning based on good subject knowledge with the ability to support other colleagues in this area.
- Contribute to the drive for high expectations of achievement, attainment and behaviour across the UTC.
- Have high expectations of all students.
The role will provide you with:
- The opportunity to participate in the leadership of this new curriculum offer at the UTC.
- Focussed teaching – only teaching Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 classes.
- Small class sizes.
- Passionate students who have chosen to study at the UTC.
- Substantial career development opportunities as the UTC and TCAT grow.
- An opportunity to be at the forefront of STEM education.
- Opportunities to create and deliver engaging real-life curriculum projects with our range of industry partners.
We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme and have access to high quality CPD. Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities. You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Principal, SLT, CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.
The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 12 February 2024. Please return completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
North East Futures UTC and Tyne Coast Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check.
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone who discloses a disability where their application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
Application packs and further information can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website https://www.tynecoastacademytrust.co.uk/join-our-team-current-vacancies/ or by contacting Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant at email@example.com
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North East Futures UTC
North East Futures UTC opened in September 2018 in the Stephenson Quarter in the vibrant heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. It offers an exceptional healthcare science and digital technology focused education to up to 600 young people aged 14-18. The UTC has been established by a highly committed and ambitious Board on behalf of Members of the North East Futures UTC Trust (Accenture, The Academic Health Science Network and the University of Sunderland) and is widely supported by employers across the North East.Visit School Website