Teacher of Computer Science – Maidstone, Kent

Teacher of Computer Science


Maidstone, Kent


Full Time

Posted on 08/03/2023

Closes: 27/03/2023

Mascalls Academy

Maidstone Road


TN12 6LT

Scale: Main Teacher Pay Scale commensurate with experience

Job Summary: We are looking for a Teacher of Computer Science to join us from September 2023.

Are you excited by the opportunities ICT and Computing can develop on the education of young people? Do you see ICT as a tool for generating more independent learners? Do you have a passion for promoting creative approaches to teaching and learning using new technologies? Then working at Mascalls Academy, where we pride ourselves on high academic achievement and where personal qualities are valued highly, might be for you. We are looking for a Teacher of Computer Science to join us from September 2023. The successful candidate will be forward-thinking, emotionally-intelligent and innovative. This is the opportunity to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people. As a member of the Digital Learning faculty you would be responsible for delivering outstanding lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda; inspiring learners and raising standards.

You would be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area and one that will develop your career with opportunities for professional development. If you are committed to providing a first-class educational experience, then we want to hear from you. 

Teachers at Mascalls Academy can expect;

Impeccable student behaviour in classrooms and around the academy
High levels of focus in students
Students who are committed to their learning and want to do their very best
Students who work well together and show the highest level of respect towards each other and towards members of staff
The opportunity to be part of a team that highly values your wellbeing. Please see the Mascalls Academy Staff Wellbeing Charter 2021.​​​​​​​
What we are offering:

Professional coaching and support
A bespoke CPD programme
Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing
Free use of a staff gymnasium
A thriving social and community ethos.
We’d like to hear from you if you are:

Collaborative, building strong professional relationships
Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
Energetic with a ‘can do’ attitude.
This role offers MPS/UPS commensurate with experience. 


Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document. 

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff. 

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.  

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.


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