Subject Specialist for Computing and Business Studies, Gidea Park, Romford

Closing date:

The Royal Liberty SchoolGidea Park, Romford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale +TLR2c (£2,667)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The Royal Liberty School

A Specialist Science College


Where boys are ambitious, where boys succeed


Upper Brentwood Road




Tel: 01708 730141

Fax: 01708 723950

Subject Specialist for  Computing and Business Studies

Salary: TLR2c (£2667)

Required for September 2018

We are looking for an excellent teacher of computing to lead our small but successful Computing Department.

The successful candidate will be able to lead the teaching of computing at GCSE and it would be advantageous if the candidate has experience of business studies. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious colleague to undertake his/her first position of responsibility.

Our vision is:

To be a growth mindset community where ambition, hard work and resilience makes success for all a reality.

We seek a leader who is hard-working, creative, proactive and ambitious, with a relentless focus on improving student outcomes through excellent teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will:

● be experienced in teaching computing and securing excellent student progress

● have a passion for teaching and computing

● be knowledgeable of the latest requirements of the 9-1 GCSE

● be willing to support the further development of ICT use across the school

● want to engage students in enriching learning experiences beyond the classroom

Royal Liberty is a small, oversubscribed comprehensive, 11-16 school for boys, located close to Gidea Park Station. We pride ourselves on our strong sense of community and the excellent behaviour of our students. As a result of the popularity of the school, we are expanding by one form entry from September 2018.  

All students study Computing at Key Stage 3 for 2 hours a fortnight. The number of students taking either Computer Science and/or Business Studies at GCSE is positive. 

The department is well resourced with access to a PC for each student. There are 2 interconnecting rooms which can be opened out for larger group teaching should this be appropriate. As a school, students have access to Google Classrooms and other online resources to enhance their learning experience. 

In February 2017, we became an academy and joined the Success For All Educational Trust with Redden Court School. There are many opportunities for training and collaboration within the Trust.

We can offer:

- Excellent professional development and guidance 

- A full induction programme

- Students who want to achieve their full potential 

- You will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the Schools Advisory Service (SAS)

- Good ICT facilities and learning environments

We were one of 277 successful schools that will receive funding through the Priority Schools Building Programme and are looking forward to using this to enhance the accommodation and education we provide for our students

If you are looking to advance your career in a small, friendly and supportive school and are committed to providing the very best experience for our students we would love to meet you. If you would like to speak to the Headteacher, Ms A Saunders, please feel free to contact the school. We welcome visits from potential applicants.

Royal Liberty School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All adults who work at the school must share this commitment to young people. 

Further details and information available from Ms Jones 01708 776105.

Closing date: Monday 21st May

Applications to be received by 9:00am

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday the 23rd May.

Applications can be received by e-mail or post

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More about The Royal Liberty School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Upper Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex, RM2 6HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1708 730 141
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