Computer Science/Business Teacher
  • Employer: Brakenhale School
  • Reference: Sec/21/149642
  • Published: Thu 29/04/2021, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/05/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: MPS/UPR
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Brakenhale School, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Computer Science/Business Teacher

The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.  

Brakenhale School is a significantly oversubscribed, high performing 11-18 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff. It has been led by the current Headteacher Jane Coley since April 2015 and the following year joined the high achieving and progressive Greenshaw Learning Trust. We are a community focused school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.  

Ofsted Rating

We are Ofsted Outstanding in three categories; Leadership and Management, Personal Safety and Behaviour and our Post 16 Provision and Good overall. We are incredibly proud to be the local secondary school of choice for the fifth year running with over 550 preferences for 210 places for September 2021.  

Appointment

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of Computer Science/Business to join our popular and successful department that delivers an engaging and exciting KS4 and KS5 curriculum. The role provides a structured and supportive CPD programme to develop the successful candidate’s knowledge and skills. The team is at the forefront of technology use within the school and consists of teachers with considerable industry experience and enthusiasm to leverage across all Key Stages. The department is exceedingly well resourced and provides a stimulating environment where pupils actively engage in learning and behaviour is exemplary. This role has become available due to the increase in the number of students that have selected the school as their first choice and the resulting increase in staffing. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning.  We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range. This role offers opportunities to further extend their existing curriculum knowledge through potential experience in vocational and non-vocational KS5 courses alongside the CPD training. 

Why work at Brakenhale?

We are a school that is part of the wider Greenshaw Learning Trust (GLT) which means that not only are there opportunities to develop as a professional within the school but also across the trust itself. There are a huge number of subjects and leadership networks that operate across GLT which offer significant professional development with a real focus on pedagogy and leadership.

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued.  These incentives include:

  • Extensive CPD programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellness Weeks
  • Onsite Gym 
  • Supportive maternity package
  • Excellent pension and life insurance package
  • My Gym discounts and My Healthcare discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary Healthcare cash back plan
  • Car leasing scheme

If you feel you have the qualities to join us at Brakenhale and work alongside an experienced Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in an innovative and forward looking Trust we would love to hear from you.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the HR Department, on 01344 423041 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.  

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability. Applications will be reviewed as received. For further information regarding this post or the school and to download an application form please see www.brakenhale.co.uk.

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