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Job Description

Job Title:
Computer Science Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
High/Senior
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Rachel Cannon, Head of Senior
Requisition Number:
02-2223-060
Summary

We are looking for a computer science teacher who will form part of a dynamic and highly successful Science and Tech Department. The position is as part of a team responsible for teaching Computer Studies to students in KS4/5.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Have the ability to teach across the age and ability range including A Level
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and proficiently
  • Have decisiveness in classroom control and managing practicals
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress with excellent personal administration skills
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Have a good grasp of educational technology and how it is implemented to enhance learning opportunities
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changes with regards to distance learning if necessary
  • Be committed to the pastoral system in the role of form tutor 
  • Be committed to supporting student wellbeing and academic care
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher and Head of Department
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree in the subject area of employment (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area. Certification should be from a recognised and nationally recognised institution
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience:

  • Prior experience as a KS3/4/5 ICT teacher
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office

Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of continued professional development
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to lead an after-school activity