Teacher of Computing

Ada Lovelace Church of England High SchoolEaling

This role is suitable for NQTs and RQTs

As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers.  The school, now in its third year, moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020.  

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic teacher as we prepare our students for GCSE and beyond (the school’s first GCSEs will be in 2023). Our oldest Year group started Year 9 in September 2020 so this post is ideally suited to a teacher who is passionate about curriculum design and development, especially at KS4.  The post-holder will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff group that seeks to deliver an outstanding curriculum, and s/he will be well supported by an experienced Senior Leadership Team.  

Ada Lovelace is named after the Victorian pioneer of computing. The school has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 to Year 13 in ICT and Computer Science as well as having a digital focus on the Arts and Creative Media.  Ada Lovelace will use its Digital specialism to promote innovate approaches to teaching and learning using computation thinking processes across the curriculum to develop agile, confident problem solvers and effective decision makers.  We will use the story of Ada Lovelace to make exciting employer links to deliver an ambitious employer and work related experience programme.   Links are being developed to partner with forward thinking Universities to provide pathways for our students onto Digital and Creative undergraduate courses.


We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive Leadership Team
  • A full-range of Trust services providing support and development.


The successful candidate will have:

A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status

Ability to teach Computing to GCSE

Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum

An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments

An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement

An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively

Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement

Energy and enthusiasm

A commitment to the ethos of the school.


For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description and Application Form.

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 24 February 2021

Interview date: TBC – week beginning 1 March 2021

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk  Please do not submit applications by fax.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.

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