Teacher of Computing - Full-time or Part-time, Essex

Closing date:New this week

Westcliff High School for GirlsEssex

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Teacher Pay Scales
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required from January 2020, an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Computing to teach throughout the school KS3, KS4 and KS5 

We are looking for a teacher to join our Computer Science Department at a very exciting time.

WHSG has just been designated to be one of 30 Computing Hubs working across the country to  to deliver CPD and school to school support across the area of North East London, Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

WHSG has become one of the first schools in England to be awarded official Computer Hub status by the National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE), in order to provide support for primary and secondary computing teachers in schools in the area. It is recognition of the high-quality standards we set in computing education at this school and our track record of supporting other schools over a number of years. This is an exciting time to be joining Computer Science with opportunities to be involved in the development of this programme.

This programme is funded by the DfE, and led by a consortium of STEM Learning, Raspberry Pi Foundation and British Computer Society.  You will be joining a dynamic team that will combine teaching Computer Science  from KS3-KS5 at WHSG with supporting other schools and leading CPD across the region. There is massive opportunity to access latest CPD for your own personal development, including being trained to become an accredited Facilitator and progress to delivering support and CPD in other schools........

The Computing department is a strong and successful department, committed to continually improving teaching methods to provide greatest benefit to the students. 

The ethos is one of high expectations with a wide variety of exciting enrichment activities in place. The personal development of all staff is a priority. There is a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for high quality CPD. 

The successful candidate should:

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner 

• Be innovative and able to turn ideas and opportunities into successful practice 

• Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships with all stakeholders and enthuse students 

• Be enthusiastic, a team player, self-motivated and committed to further professional development

Westcliff is a highly successful and oversubscribed Girls Grammar and National Teaching School and identified as outstanding by Ofsted.  Our pupils are hard working and a pleasure to teach.    

Westcliff High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure via the DBS which meets the requirements of the school. 

Further details and an electronic application pack may be found on the school website www.whsg.info and link Vacancies. 

Closing date: Monday 21st October  2019, noon.

More about Westcliff High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1702 476026
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To be an outstanding school with high moral values and a national standing for its scholarship, producing citizens who are leaders and thinkers, imbued with initiative, enterprise and a quest for lifelong learning.

Our key aims are :

  • To foster enth...