Teacher of IT and Computer Science - maternity cover

Job advert

Due to Maternity leave, The Holgate Academy are looking to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Teacher of IT and Computer Science to cover up to July 2020. If you are passionate about IT and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then The Holgate Academy could be the place for you.



Job title:                   Teacher of IT and Computer Science 

Salary:                      MPS 

Location:                  Hucknall, Nottingham 

Working hours:        Full time or part time / job share will be considered 

Start date:                September 2019  



The Holgate Academy are recruiting a talented, dynamic and ambitious Teacher of IT and Computer Science who has a passion for the subject.  We are looking for a teacher who is:   


  • An inspirational teacher driven to achieve the highest possible standards
  • Able to innovate so as to ensure that all students achieve their potential
  • Able to demonstrate highly successful outcomes for students they have taught
  • Fully committed to further professional development



This opportunity is suitable for a new entrant to the profession or an experienced teacher.  We would welcome a teacher returning to work after a career break and will consider part time or flexible working where possible. 


As part of our strong established science team we can offer you

  • Full support and induction
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • A strong caring ethos 
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A well-being package
  • Networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies 
  • Supportive CPD for NQTs, RQTs and established teachers


Visits to the Academy are welcomed and encouraged -  please email Lynsey Baum (PA to the Principal) at lbaum@holgate-ac.org.uk or call 0115 963 2104 to arrange.


Our vision for The Holgate Academy is that we shall: 


  • Improve attainment for students by ensuring that all students, including that receive pupil premium, achieve better than expected progress
  • Ensure that all students experience high quality teaching characterised by high expectations that engage, challenges and supports them in their learning
  • Recruit and retain pupils through an innovative curriculum alongside a positive, happy learning environment
  • Develop capacity in leadership at all levels to sustain improvement, focusing on strong and supportive teams, robust quality assurance and tracking systems.


Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should we identify an appropriate candidate. 


The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.  


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