Faculty Leader Computing and Business

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspiring Faculty Leader of our Computing & Business Department with at least 40% PPA.  The successful applicant will be a well-qualified, experienced specialist, who is committed to achieving high standards and developing every child to reach their full potential.


The Computing and Business Faculty is a successful faculty consisting of subject specialists in Computer Science, iMedia, and Business Studies. The faculty is well resourced and has excellent facilities for all disciplines. The faculty is friendly, committed and strives constantly to develop and improve methods for enhancing student learning, enjoyment and achievement.


If you are an outstanding leader with high expectations and a strong presence, who can achieve the highest standards from your students and staff, and a person who can create a culture of success through challenge and innovation as well as instill a love of learning, we would like to hear from you.


At Essa Academy our curriculum is key in allowing all students to gain the knowledge and skills that they will require for life.  We believe that the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences students have now will have a huge impact on their abilities to break through social barriers in the future and equip them for a successful and fulfilled life.  We have carefully considered our Academy’s local context and intake when planning our curriculum.  

We have built our Computing & Business curriculum with the intent that students will:


  • Be digitally literate and be able to communicate effectively

  • Be aware of the Business world and how it functions

  • Develop a curiosity in the evolving Business and Technological world

  • Stay safe online and know their rights in the workplace

  • Develop a sound understanding of career prospects in Computing and Business

  • Be numerate and able to manage finances, both personally and for a business

  • Be able to problem solve by analysing and evaluating situations 


Our ideal candidate will:


  • Implement a Computing & Business curriculum which is accessible to all, ensuring that every student succeeds and leave equipped with the qualifications that will improve their life chances and employability

  • Be a passionate teacher and have a genuine belief in the potential of every student

  • Be a conscientious and enthusiastic team player

  • Have excellent subject knowledge and a proven ability to raise standards in classrooms

  • Be able to offer engagement, stretch, support and challenge to all learners

  • Be able to accurately assess the progress and achievement of students, groups and cohorts and provide appropriate provision to ensure progress of all is maximised

  • Lead, develop and implement an innovative and creative curriculum and learning programme


In return we offer:


  • At least 40% PPA

  • A bespoke CPD program to enhance your development and exciting career opportunities

  • Outstanding pastoral care

  • An excellent reputation in the local community

  • A dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff

  • A stimulating environment, fantastic facilities and the latest computing facilities both Windows and Apple

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To apply please download our application form here. Completed application forms should be returned along with a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 to before the closing date. 
Any general enquiries should be addressed to:
Telephone number 01204 333 222
Closing date: 21st April 2021 @ 08:00am                                   
Interviews:  w/c 26th April 2021


Essa Foundation Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.   All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Baring check.