Trainee Teacher of Information Technology, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 24 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £16,500 to £20,000 per annum, depending on exact number of teaching hours. The College will also pay for the full PGCE course fees, over the two years of the course.
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Role 

The College requires an enthusiastic Trainee Teacher of Information Technology to join this friendly department.  The role will be fixed-term for two years, teaching approximately 10 hours per week plus a tutor group, with full-time hours made up as a Learning Support Assistant/Independent Learning Mentor, or appropriate roles which will support your personal and professional development. Part-time hours will be considered. This role will be in conjunction with a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course awarded by Canterbury Christ Church University.

A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.  

The Department 

The Computer Science/IT Department is a highly successful area of the College. The department currently offers A Level Computer Science, BTEC National Extended Certificate in Digital Games Production, BTEC Level 3 IT Subsidiary Diploma/Diploma, and CTEC Level 2 ICT Certificate/Extended Certificate. Student recruitment numbers have grown over the last few years and the department adopts a pro-active approach to broadening its’ curriculum to meet the needs of students. The courses use a range of industry standard software, and are geared to prepare students for higher education and employment. 

The department also hosts a range of extra-curricular activities which include trips to Thorpe Park, Java programming and Games Development club, Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge, and additional workshops organised by its’ highly dedicated team to support learners outside of lesson time.

Application Information:

Salary:  £16,500-£20,000 per annum (depending on exact number of teaching hours).  The College will also pay for the full PGCE course fees, over the two years of the course.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 13 April 2020

Interviews: to be held shortly after the closing date, date to be confirmed.  The standard interview process is likely to be  adjusted and may include a video conference.

Start date:  24 August 2020 

To Apply:  Please download the Trainee Teacher of Information Technology Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk    Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2019 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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