Computer Science Teacher, london

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Ark Globe Academylondon

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: AM1 to AM6
Contract term: Permanent

 Job Description: Computer Science Teacher

Reports to:  Assistant Principal Design and Enterprise

Start date:  1 September 2018 

Location: London

Contract:  Permanent

Salary:  AM1 – AM6

The Role

As a teacher of Computer Science at Ark Globe Academy, you will be instrumental in our mission to provide every student, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. You will deliver high-quality, rigorous lessons that drive achievement and inspire a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom.

Key Responsibilities

· Set high expectations so that all students are inspired, motivated and challenged to reach their full potential, and in doing so meet their progress and attainment targets

· Plan and teach well-structured, differentiated lessons that are aligned to the agreed curriculum and cultivate every student’s intellectual curiosity

· Use well-selected and safe practical work to help students understand Computer Science concepts and the process of working computer science

· Use data to inform teaching and learning, identify areas for intervention and provide feedback to students, staff and families in order to promote progress and outcomes

· Manage behaviour effectively to create a safe, respectful and nurturing environment so that students can focus on learning

· Work collaboratively with both school and network colleagues as a committed team member, building successful, high performing teams 

· Participate actively throughout the network, by attending relevant meetings, and, as appropriate, delivering network-wide training and initiatives

· Work with colleagues, students and families to develop a strong school community 


· Carry out other reasonable tasks as directed by the Assistant Principal. 

Note: Exceptional candidates may be considered for additional responsibilities

Person Specification: Computer Science Teacher

Qualification Criteria

· Qualified to teach and work in the UK

· Degree in Computer Science field or related subject 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

· Demonstrable commitment to raising attainment of all pupils in a challenging classroom environment 

· Excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy 

· Mastery of and enthusiasm for Computer Science.

· Effective and systematic behaviour management 

· Knowledge of the national secondary education system, examinations and curriculum

· Be or demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding teacher

Personal Characteristics

· Genuine passion for and a belief in the potential of every student

· Deep commitment to Ark’s mission of providing an excellent education to every student, regardless of background

· Excellent interpersonal, planning and organisational skills

· Resilient, motivated and committed to achieving excellence Reflective and proactive in seeking feedback to constantly improve practice

· Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice

· Commitment to and understanding of professionalism in line with the National Teaching Standards


  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Job location

More about Ark Globe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Harper Road, Southwark, London, SE1 6AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 4076877
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Ark Globe Academy opened as a new all through 3-18 academy, specialising in maths and performing arts in September 2008 and moved into new, state of the art facilities in September 2010.

Globe has high expectations. With the right teaching and suppor...