Teacher of Computer Science, Kensington and Chelsea

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Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA)Kensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you a passionate teacher with strong subject knowledge? Is passionate about students achieving their full potential? Is seeking an exciting opportunity to work with experienced and talented teachers?  If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The role

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Computer Science to join our dynamic Computer Science department from September 2020.  The role will suit a Computer Scientist who is ready for a new challenge to develop their practice in a forward thinking, creative and dedicated team.

What KAA offers?

Our Computer Science department is made up of talented staff who all have a true passion for the subject.  The friendly team work very closely together to ensure the students achieve the highest grades at GCSE and A-Level. 

Our Computer Science curriculum covers six main topics which include Communication Networks, Algorithms, Programming and Development, Hardware and Processing, Data and Data Representation and Finally Information Technology. Through these topics, students will develop computational thinking skills needed for GCSE and A-Level, such as, algorithmic thinking, evaluation, decomposition, abstraction, and generalisation, the building block so of computational thinking.

The department has access to impressive facilities which include 2 newly furbished classrooms fully kitted out with chrome books (with the newest technology).  Because all of the curriculum is stored online, students have the option to access the material during lesson with ease and have the ability to practice their theatrical knowledge.  

We are an oversubscribed Outstanding school within a diverse community of London's Notting Hill.  Having opened in new buildings in 2014, we have established the school's motto of 'intrepidus' in all aspects of school life and pursue the very highest standards in education, both inside the classroom and beyond.

We have a committed focus to staff well-being and we offer a variety of staff benefits such as free, weekly well-being activities and an extended half term in October.  

What you offer?

With a diverse student base, we are looking for someone who has the ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their best. 

Be committed to enhancing the classroom experience of all students so that they develop a passion for Computer Science and a wider love of learning.

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete our online application form.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 27th January 2020 

Interview date: Interviews are likely to take place on either 30th/31st January or 3rd February (times to be agreed with shortlisted candidates)

More about Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 1 Silchester Road, Kensington, London, W10 6EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 313 5800
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KAA is an 11 – 18 academy situated in the heart of Notting Hill. We opened in brand new buildings in 2014 with just Year 7 and our facilities are second to none. We are now in our sixth year of operation and are a full school with 1,250 students in Y...