Head of Computer Science

  • Contract type - Permanant
  • Salary range - MPS/UPS +TLR2b
  • Location - Manchester
  • Closing date - December 6, 2021
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Due to the growing popularity of the academy and a rapid growth in student numbers, we are seeking to appoint a talented, inspirational, committed and dynamic Head of Computer Science Teacher to join our team from April 2022 or sooner if possible.
We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates unconditional positive regard for young people and who has the highest expectations of themselves and others and with an ambition to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to help shape the way the department moves forward. You will be joining a team of highly skilled and committed professionals who are relentless in the pursuit of excellence to improve the life chances of our pupils. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be highly effective in promoting and securing excellence for all. You will have the drive and ambition to help drive forward excellence in teaching and learning within the Digital Communications department.
The Co-op Academy Manchester opened in September 2010 in a new build and is sponsored by the Co-operative Group, which is one of Manchester’s largest businesses. The culture of the Academy has a strong ethical stance, using the Co-op’s values and principles to inspire individuals in the academy to develop as global citizens.
Being part of a multi-academy Trust, sponsored by The Coop Group, we mirror their values in everyday academy life. The academy is in the top 1% of all schools nationally with its excellent attendance of over 97%. Our most recent OSFTED inspection (February 2018) saw the academy judged as ‘Good’ with many outstanding features. 2019 saw record results across the academy, with English Language gaining over 70% Grade 4 and above, and English Literature achieving over 80%. This is an exciting time to join us: due to the academy’s reputation in the area there are plenty of opportunities for progression for the right candidate.
A competitive salary will be offered if the successful applicant can show:
A commitment to the values and beliefs of fairness, ambition and respect
He/she is a good classroom practitioner and able to motivate, engage and inspire students.
A strong commitment to the students and raising standards
An interest in career progression

The Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the DBS.

Please download full details and an application form from our website www.cam.coop or contact Mrs C Downend, c/o Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail Claire.Downend@coopacademies.co.uk or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Closing date: 6 December 2021 (12:00 noon)
Interviews to held on 10 December 2021

Contact

Claire Downend Claire.downend@coopacademies.co.uk

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