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Teacher of Computer Science

Tes Schools RecruitmentHertfordshire

Teacher of Computer Science.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and successful secondary school, based in Hertfordshire. The school is looking to add a Teacher of Computer Science to its progressive and supportive Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include teaching and coordinating the delivery of Computer Science at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13 (A-level experience not essential). You will support the Head of Computer Science to enhance provision and will get the chance to get involved with exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. You’ll also lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability and you’ll enjoy that great feeling when your learners achieve grades beyond their dreams.

“The Governors of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Teacher of Computer Science. We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to join our very successful and very well-resourced Computer Science as part of a team of 3 specialist teachers. Computer Science is taught weekly to all KS3 students and we attract good numbers to our GCSE and A-Level Computer Science courses. Lessons are taught in dedicated computer suites which include the latest touch screen whiteboards. Applicants must be able to teach A-Level Computer Science.

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more grades 9-4 at GCSE. 84% of all A-level entries were graded A*- B. 88% of GCSE Computer Science results were graded 7-9, with 100% at grade 5 or above; 89% of A-Level Computer science results were graded A*-B.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQML and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as TLR or Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Computer Science Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Computer Science up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• a love and passion for education.

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