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Teacher of IT & Computing

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Mercia Academy, Newhall
Salary details
MPS £30,000 - £41,333 per annum / UPS £43,266 - £46,525 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
28 May 2024


This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a vibrant and innovative Secondary School. Mercia Academy is a 11-16 school in a small town close to the Peak District and near to the cities of Derby and Nottingham.  We are looking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of IT and Business to join our team. Our students are amazing – articulate, confident and resilient and we need teachers who can build on that and further inspire them to achieve strong results.

We are delighted to be part of the school rebuilding programme; we move into purpose built temporary accommodation on site in the Autumn Term and to the permanent new build in 2027.  We are also in the process of joining the Lionheart Trust giving wider opportunities for support and sharing good practice. We have a track record of recognising potential and developing leadership within school with internal promotion and other opportunities.  This is an exciting and transformative time for us, and we are excited about what the future holds.

The school prides itself on the wide educational experience offered to students with varied enrichment opportunities, Duke of Edinburgh scheme, our own PRIDE Award and a curriculum that supports success in academic and vocational qualifications. All students have personal laptops and staff maximise the opportunities offered through this technology. 

We recognise that a journey to academic success requires a breadth of specialist support, and our school ethos and core values mean that students benefit from a team approach where quality teaching is supported by our clearly defined behaviour policy and enhanced by strong, intuitive pastoral support.

Please apply using the attached application form and include a letter outlining your suitability for the post.  We welcome visits and are happy to discuss the role further. Please contact Jacky Scott hr@merciaacademy.org.uk to arrange a visit or with any enquiries.

Diversity at our core:  As a school we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.  Please see our privacy notice within our application form for information that may be collected as part of the recruitment process. 

Closing Date for Applications: 3pm, 23 May 2024 

Start Date: September 2024

Please note: This is an open advert and will close once suitable candidates have been appointed. We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.