Teacher of Computer Science, Reading

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Maiden Erlegh School in ReadingReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full time or part time considered 

We are now looking for a Computer Science Teacher at Maiden Erlegh School in Reading. The subjects are increasingly popular with students and the take up at GCSE has been good.  We primarily teach coding skills using Python 3 as our primary GCSE language, however, others are taught in the Foundation Stage. At KS4, we offer AQA Computer Science and OCR Cambridge iMedia. 

The Department has three main computer rooms, all with printers, interactive whiteboards and approximately 25 machines in each room.  Additional computer facilities are available around the school site, along with the Follow Me printer facility.  

We are a Google Classroom school and use SIMS and Netsupport to support our classroom computer management and monitoring within all computer rooms.  The school provides Office 365 accounts for staff and students. We utilise Classcharts to support our praise and sanctions system and to set homework.

Our teachers are proud to work at Maiden Erlegh School in Reading. We are a high-achieving, over-subscribed secondary school which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high standards.  

One of the privileges of joining our school is working with our dynamic, ambitious and positive students. Another privilege is joining our team of optimistic, talented and supportive colleagues, and particularly our very successful Technology team.  You will have a passion for your subject and a passion for teaching, you will enjoy seeing young people grow in confidence in your subject and flourish personally and you will want to share and develop your own practice further.

Professional development is also a strength here, thanks to our Teaching School. We offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

The school is part of  Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools situated locally. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed so that you can meet us and see our facilities and how we work. Please email recruitment@maidenerleghschool.co.uk  with your interest to visit. 

Closing date:  12 noon 6 January 2020

Interviews: w/c 16 December 2019

The Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 81 Crescent Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5SL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9668065
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