Teacher of Information Technology

Contract Permanent Full Time
Salary MPS 1-6 (£30,000 – £41,333) + SEN 2 £5,009
Location Bradfields Specialist SEN Academy Medway Towns, Kent
Start Date September 2024

 

Fortis Trust seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and qualified teacher of Information Technology. The successful candidate will be a trust employee and enjoy the benefits that this brings to teachers. The current vacancy is on the Bradfields site, but future opportunities working on other sites within the trust may be available in the future.

In 2023 the academy was seen to continue to be Outstanding by OFSTED. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain these high standards and drive forward their own unique ideas in helping to develop the provision further.

Knowledge of computing and IT/ICT within an educational setting is essential. A good understanding of SEN and the potential barriers to learning would be an advantage.   

Applicants should have a clear understanding of effective teaching, raising and sustaining achievement, and the care and support of complex individuals.  They should have a vision and a drive to deliver meaningful and personalised curricula.  Both experienced teachers and those just setting out in their careers would be considered.

The Information Technology department is a developing energetic team that is constantly looking to develop. Qualifications are taught at a variety of levels from Entry Level to Level 3 qualifications. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to teach at all these levels under the direction of the Subject Lead. Please see below for the exam boards and the levels currently being taught:

  • Board: WJEC Entry Level IT
    • Entry Level 1, 2, 3 and Level 1
  • Board: OCR Cambridge Technical
    • Level 2(GCSE)
  • AQA Foundation Project (not IT specific)
    • Level 1
  • Control Technology (internally developed curriculum, similar to KS3 Computer Science introduction)

As a member of Fortis Trust, Bradfields staff have access to a wide variety of employee benefits.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record check via the DBS system (for Children & Vulnerable Adults).

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Interested candidates are welcome to arrange a visit by contacting Louise Tombs by email louise.tombs@fortistrust.co.uk.

Interested candidates should complete an application form located below.

Closing Date:   Friday 24th May 2024

Bradfields Academy reserves the right to close the application window early should a successful candidate present themselves before the closing date.

Online Application Form