Job Title: Teacher of Computing / Cisco Instructor / CompTIA Instructor
Responsible to: Subject Head of Department: Cisco Academy /Deputy Head - Academic
Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week, term-time only
The post holder will be able to deliver a balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum to students in the specific subject(s); to support subject developments; to monitor, assess and report upon student progress, and to contribute to raising subject standards within the department and the school.
Main Teaching Duties:
To prepare for and undertake the teaching of the specific subject(s) from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5, with different exam boards and syllabus.
To deliver Cisco and CompTIA Industry Certifications.
To contribute and create departmental schemes of work.
To complete coursework moderation and follow the schools marking policy.
To keep full records of attendance and achievement/progress of all pupils taught including formative and summative assessment
To make sure that the classroom is a welcoming learning environment and create displays in the department and your classroom.
To ensure individual needs are met through appropriate use of differentiation.
To analyse student data, identify vulnerable groups and implement intervention strategies.
To incorporate numeracy, literacy and IT across the curriculum.
Organise GCSE, BTEC, A Level and other examination entries with the Examination Officer.
Liaise with the Headteacher and Deputy Head - Academic in all matters concerned with the timetable, curriculum and internal examinations.
Liaise with office and accounts staff and, where appropriate, supervise the work of support staff.
Liaise with parents regarding departmental issues.
Liaise with external organisations as appropriate.
Keep the department within the agreed budget.
Ensure that the stock and equipment are readily available and used economically.
Advise the Head of Department on the purchase of specialist books, resource for the subject.
Liaise with the IT Manager with regard to IT equipment.
Promote and publicise the work and achievements of the department.
The promotion of the subject within the school by laying on, now and then, special events for children, parents or both. The display of subject work within the school.
Health and Safety:
Carry out risk assessments in line with the school’s Health and Safety policy.
Oversee arrangements for the safety of pupils and staff in school and on visits and excursions.
Any other duties negotiated with the Headteacher, Deputy Head - Academic and HoD.
Carry out the duties of a Form Tutor, as required
Carry out the duties of a Subject Teacher.
Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published schedules.
To provide timely and appropriate cover work if absent and to support with covering lessons for absent colleagues.
Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. The duties outlined above are not intended as a restrictive list and may be extended or altered to include other tasks that are commensurate with the role.
To promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with.
To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
To be aware of, support and ensure equal opportunities for all.
To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school
During the course of employment you will have access to information of a confidential nature. Under no circumstances may this information be divulged or passed on to any unauthorised person or organisation.
General Data Protection Regulation:
During the course of employment, you will have access to data and personal information that must be processed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the General Data Protection Regulation and properly applied to pupil, staff and school business/information.
Essential Qualifications / Experience
A degree in Computing or related subject.
Qualified Teacher Status.
Recent and relevant experience of teaching.
Recent and relevant professional development.
Desirable Qualifications / Experience
Experience with working with SEN.
Cisco CCNA and/or CompTIA Networking + instructor
Cisco IT Essentials Instructor
Other Industry related certifications/instructor qualifications
A wide knowledge of the Computing curriculum
Understanding of different teaching styles and techniques.
Desirable Skills / Knowledge
Knowledge of the computing curriculum from key stage 2-5.
Personal competencies and qualities
Motivation to work with children and young people
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- All-through with sixth form
- Students of mixed gender, age 7 - 18 years