Teacher of Computer Science, Lewisham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Prendergast Vale SchoolLewisham

Date posted:
Start date: 23 April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London MPS / UPR
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an opportunity for an NQT or experienced Computer Science Teacher to join our supportive, professional and committed team from April 2019. This post is offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s Maternity Leave.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 Computer Science across all age and ability ranges. You will be an effective classroom teacher with the ability to raise the achievement of all students and be keen to play a full part in the life of the school. You will be proficient in programming to at least GCSE standard.

The school has had Computer Science on the curriculum since its inception in 2011 and is popular and successful subject. In 2018 our outcomes for Computer Science were 72% achieved a grade 4 or above and 62% achieved a grade 5 or above. 

The language taught is Python and our current Year 9 and 10 students will be assessed in this language for the NEA.

Prendergast Vale School is an all through school, nursery to Year 11, and rated as Good by Ofsted in February 2018.  The school benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. 

Our school motto is “We are forever learning” and the successful candidate will be expected to be committed to their own professional development. We are committed to providing excellent CPD for Middle Leaders and offer the accredited National Award for Middle Leaders (NPQML) to all Middle Leaders.  We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.  You will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

Applications from NQTs are welcome as the school has a strong NQT training and support programme. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who ensure that the academic and social development of every student is at the heart of what they do.

To apply please click here .

Closing date:  9:30am on 21 January 2019

Interviews: w/c 21 January 2019              

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools, Elmira Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 7BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8613 7300
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Prendergast Vale School is part of the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools. The school opened in September 2011 and is an all-through school for three to 16 year olds. Pupils transfer to Prendergast Sixth Form College for their sixth form studies. ...