“A Good School with Outstanding Behaviour and Safety and Outstanding Leadership and Management.” Ofsted December 2013
We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified teacher of Computing and ICT who has a real enthusiasm for the subject and who is capable of teaching across all Key Stages. The post would equally suit an outstanding newly qualified teacher or someone with more experience who has obtained a good degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. The ability or willingness to teach A-Level Computer Science is desirable but not essential and we are committed to investing in your professional development.
At Vyners you will join a well-established IT and Computer Science department as part of a supportive and aspirational team. The department has achieved an impressive pass rate in 2016: 93% A*- C in GCSE IT of which 30% of students achieved A*-A and 93% A*- C in Computer Science with a remarkable 48% A*-A. At A level, in the AS Computing (OCR The new Linear course), students achieved 56% A*-B and A2 Computing (OCR legacy course), students achieved 50% A*-B. We encourage applications from someone with the mindset to become an outstanding teacher and who is looking to develop their career within a highly successful Computer Science department in Hillingdon.
Vyners is a very popular and oversubscribed mixed six form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in a pleasant residential area in North West London, bordering Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. We have a track record of real success at all Key Stages. GCSE results are excellent and we are now ranked in the top 100 non-selective state schools in England. 80% of students achieved A*- C including English and Maths at GCSE and we are ranked in the top 9% of all schools nationally for progress measures. At A-Level, in 2016, the school achieved its best ever results are we are now ranked in the top 4% of all sixth forms in the country for progress. The school converted to academy status on 1st November 2011 and is the lead school in the Vyners Learning Trust which also includes a primary school.
We are well known for high academic standards, good behaviour, and our strong community spirit including a strong house system with students leading their peers. “Behaviour and attitudes are exceptional” (Ofsted 2013). Many students are involved in extracurricular sport, music and drama, performing at a high level including prestigious public events and performing in our own school productions.
- A friendly, innovative and exciting community in which to work
- A comprehensive programme of mentoring and continued professional development
- A lively, friendly and supportive team of specialist teachers achieving excellent results
- A three week paid NQT induction programme in July 2017 to help you get to know the school
- An annual two day Staff Conference with excellent keynote speakers
- Interactive whiteboards in all teaching rooms
Ø Start Date: 1st September 2017 Ø Closing date for Applications: 9.30am Monday 12th December 2016 preferably by e-mail
Vyners School is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and undertake a full enhanced CRB check.
For full details of this post, an application form and further information please visit the vacancies section of our website: www.vyners.hillingdon.sch.uk. Applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Francis Webb, HR Manager, Tel: 01895-200842).