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Teacher of ICT & Creative Media / Business Studies - Full-time

Wrotham School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5409-224T
  • Posted:05/07/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:05/08/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teacher of ICT & Creative Media / Business Studies  

Required for 1st September 2022

MPS/ UPS equivalent

Applications are welcome from all levels of appropriate experience

We are excited to advertise the position of Teacher of ICT & Creative Media / Business Studies at Wrotham School from 1st of September 2022.

We are justifiably proud of our outstanding IT & Computing department and our Business Studies department which consistently delivers an engaging and inspirational curriculum whilst achieving the highest levels of student progress at GCSE and A Level.

Our results are well above average and reflect the high standards of pedagogy and curriculum in the department.

This post is suitable for practitioners who are passionate about their subject and wish to work in a school where success is rewarded with both autonomy and competitive remuneration.

Personal Specification: 

Required: 

  • Experience of teaching ICT/Creative Media vocational qualifications.
  • Experience of teaching Business Studies vocational qualifications.
  • A passion for exciting and engaging lessons that apply real world skills to creative projects.
  • A working understanding of assessment and moderation of vocational and academic subjects.
  • A desire and determination to achieve outstanding results by working with all students to maximise their progress and attainment.
  • A commitment to our ethos as a recognised “School of Character”.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with staff across our small trust.

Desirable: 

  • A track record of success in teaching Vocational qualifications at KS4 and 5.
  • A basic knowledge or want to learn to teach a little Computer Science as this will be needed in KS5.
  • Experience of moderating academic and vocational and academic subjects at KS4 and 5.
  • Exam board training and knowledge of a range of relevant qualifications.
  • Experience of leading a team/ coordinating and quality assuring the work of others.
  • NPQSL qualification or desire to undertake this (supported by the school).

Wrotham School is fully committed to equal opportunity employment and actively encourages applications from all potential candidates regardless of race, gender, sexuality and disability.

To apply please complete the application form available on our website, and write a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 explaining how your skills, experience and aspirations meet the requirements of this role.

Wrotham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If you would like to make an application or discuss the post please contact Jan Wheeler, HR, on 01732 905869 or jwheeler@wrotham.kent.sch.uk

Applications will be considered upon receipt, and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient interest be received or we are able to appoint prior to the closing date.  Early application is recommended.

 

       

Information about the school

Wrotham School is part of the Character Education Trust, a Trust of schools that focus on helping students develop strong character strengths, reach their academic potential and discover where they excel.

The school has been recognised for its excellent work on Character Education by being awarded the prestigious School of Character Kitemark - a formal acknowledgement of the work the school has done to promote and develop good character in the school community.

We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels.

Wrotham is a small village in the heart of Kent, surrounded by a scenic rural landscape and beautiful countryside with excellent (5 minute) access from the A20/M20 and close proximity to the A2/M2/M25/M26. Journey by road from nearby Bromley/ Dartford/ Bexley/ Orpington varies from 15-30 minutes. The local mainline station is a 10 minute walk from the school and is on the direct commuter line to Victoria Station in central London; this line includes stops at Bromley South.

For further information visit our website www.wrothamschool.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).