Teacher of Computing, Harpenden

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Sir John Lawes SchoolHarpenden

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS + FRINGE
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking a well-qualified, engaging and dynamic teacher to join our successful Computing department. We have been at the forefront of the drive to include more Computing concepts in the curriculum at all key stages and have been designated as a Lead School in the Network of Excellence for the teaching of Computer Science. We are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner who is creative and well-organised with a passion for Computing and the ability to teach programming in both visual and textual environments.

Computing at Sir John Lawes is taught at all key stages including A Level and the successful candidate will be required to teach across the full age and ability range. All teaching is undertaken in dedicated computer suites and every faculty member is issued with an iPad and a laptop to support their teaching and learning activities.

We offer a stimulating environment with a supportive induction and professional development programme, recognising that our teachers are the reason for our continuing success. Our status as a Teaching School means we are able to offer staff the highest quality support. July induction is offered to NQTs.

Further details and an application form are available from Central HR at hr@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk, the school website www.sjl.herts.sch.uk or on 01727 859382.

Closing date: 26th April 2018. 

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Sir John Lawes School is an equal opportunities employer. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 760043
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Sir John Lawes is a high performing, consistently over-subscribed, community comprehensive of 1169 11-18 year old students situated in the Harpenden, just north of London, a relatively prosperous dormitory town for London commuters, which falls withi...