Teacher of Computing, Slough

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St Joseph's Catholic High SchoolSlough

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Fringe Pay Scale with TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of Computing to join an effective and committed department at this rapidly improving school. The successful candidate will possess, or have the potential for, outstanding teaching skills and will be an asset to this popular subject. 

The Computing Department boasts a track record of improvement and success and the importance of achieving in the subject is clearly recognised by the pupils.   

Students are taught a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage 3, bringing together Computer Science, computational thinking, information technologies and digital literacy.  Key Stage 3 students are taught in mixed ability groups. Students have a one hour lesson per week in Years 7, and 8.

At KS4 students have can choose to study the OCR GCSE Computing course where a traditional programming route is preferred but we also offer ICT in Digital Media as a vocational option. Courses in the department are popular choice, and we expect this to continue.

In the Sixth Form, we offer the new A Level course in Computer Science through OCR.

Recently designated “Outstanding” (Section 48) St Joseph’s is a school where “pupils make outstanding progress “. St Joseph’s is well known for being a great school to teach in, where the students are highly aspirational. We were judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2016 where the school was described as having a ‘deep seated conviction and moral purpose that all pupils have the right to an excellent education which drives a very positive culture in the school’. Our progress 8 score for 2018 placed us in the top 14% of schools nationally.  We believe in professional development; In exchange for hard work and a commitment to the school, we will ensure that you are prepared for the next stage in your teaching career.

St Joseph’s is a successful over-subscribed and growing Catholic Secondary School within easy reach of both the M4 and M40 motorways. 

Please download an application pack from our website or telephone the school for more information.

You are welcome to visit the school and have a tour at a time convenient to all.

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019.

Tel:  01753 524713

E-mail: o.mcateer@st-josephs.slough.sch.uk 

Website: www.st-josephs.slough.ch.uk 

The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children. The school complies with the DBS Code of Practice in regard to criminal record information, and will not discriminate unfairly against any applicant on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.  A copy of the school’s child protection policy is available on request.

All members of staff will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and this is a condition of employment at the school.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Shaggy Calf Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 5HW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1753 524 713
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