Teacher of Computer Science and ICT, Reading

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Little Heath SchoolReading

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Computer Science and ICT to join our large and developing department. Computer science is taught at all Key Stages. At KS3 we offer one lesson a week to all students and cover a variety of computer science and ICT topics. At KS4 GCSE Computer Science and Cambridge Nationals in Creative I media are available as optional subjects, whilst at KS5 we offer AQA Computer Science at A Level as well as the level 3 Cambridge Technical introductory diploma in IT. In addition, the ability to teach other subjects would be an advantage but is not essential. 

The person we are seeking will:

  • be passionate about Computer Science and ICT and have the desire to share that passion with students.
  • be an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher.
  • be able to work and learn collaboratively in a large and diverse team.
  • be reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1610 on roll, including 320 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please email recruitment@littleheath.org.uk or contact Emma Tedstone on 0118 943 9503.  Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Closing date for applications: 16 October 2018

Interviews will be held on Friday 19 October 2018

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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